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Switzerland: Life Sciences Analysis 2016

There are 31 leading life sciences practitioners recognised in this chapter.

Most Highly Regarded Individuals
Thierry Calame Lenz & Staehelin, Zurich
Andri Hess Homburger, Zurich
Frank Scherrer Wenger & Vieli, Zurich
Andrea Mondini Schellenberg Wittmer, Zurich
Ursula Eggenberger Stöckli Bratschi Wiederkehr & Buob, Berne
Stefan Kohler Vischer, Zurich

Michael Ritscher of Meyerlustenberger Lachenal is singled out for his “impeccable reputation” and receives acclaim for his “diligent work ethic”. Simon Holzer is “incredibly talented”, “very intelligent” and “always a key team player”.

At Homburger Andri Hess is able to “approach issues clearly and concisely” and “is a favourite among clients”. Werner Stieger is described as “excellent and effective” as he is “very competent” in handling complex matters in England and abroad.

Wenger & Vieli’s Frank Scherrer is recommended for providing “clear strategic direction” and a “personable approach”. Alongside him, the “extremely able”. Josef Scherrer is considered “a pleasure to work with”.

Schellenberg Wittmer’s Andrea Mondini is a “talented” lawyer with an “impressive depth of experience”. Philippe Ducor is “highly accomplished” and “renowned for providing creative solutions”.

Ursula Eggenberger Stöckli at Bratschi Wiederkehr & Buob is a “huge name” in the field, possessing “great aptitude and ability”. Peter Bratschi is “simply excellent” and possesses an “astute legal mind”.

From Walder Wyss, Andreas Wildi is “thoroughly recommended” by peers and considered an “exceptionally able lawyer” who is “great at problem-solving”. Stefano Codoni is head of the firm’s Lugano office and is a “major player” for intellectual property, life science and technology related transactions.

At Lenz & Staehelin, the “superb” Thierry Calame is “terrific” and “no stranger to complex cases”. Peers recognise him as an “innovative lawyer” who focuses on “the small yet crucial details”.

Stefan Kohler from Vischer is a “frontrunner” in the market, singled out for his ability to “make complex matters seem simple”.

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