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Switzerland: Management, Labour & Employment Analysis 2016

33 individuals are highlighted in our research this year.

Most Highly Regarded Individuals
Regula Hinderling Burckhardt, Basel
Philippe Nordmann Walder Wyss, Basel
Adrian von Kaenel Streiff von Kaenel, Zurich
Thomas Pietruszak Blesi & Papa, Zurich
Roberta Papa Blesi & Papa, Zurich
Alfred Blesi Blesi & Papa, Zurich
Roger Rudolph Streiff von Kaenel, Zurich

Blesi & Papa has three individuals recognised in our research. Thomas Pietruszak is a “leading lawyer” of “exceptional ability”. With a reputation for providing “the highest-quality advice”, he is recommended for “always being able to keep the bigger picture in mind”. Roberta Papa joins him a “renowned authority” on a wide range of management, labour and employment matters. He is praised for his “sharp handling of complex transactions”, and for producing “pragmatic, clear and meticulously worked-out advice”. Alongside them the “wonderful” Alfred Blesi is praised by clients as a “consummate professional” with an “exhaustive knowledge base” who is highly recommended for providing “firs-rate legal advice”.

From Walder Wyss Philippe Nordmann is an “exceptionally skilled practitioner”. He advises companies and executive employees on all aspects of employment law, and is known for his “commercial acumen” and willingness to “always go the extra mile” for clients. Ueli Sommer has a “formidable reputation in the market”. With “many years of experience in all aspects of employment law”, he focuses his “impressive practice” on compensation schemes, and option and participation plans, as well as advising international companies and private individuals on immigration and choice of domicile issues.

From Streiff von Kaenel Adrian von Kaenel has “a long track record of excellence in the market.” Clients and peers particularly value his “quick thinking and sharp intellect”, recommending him for his “hands-on and friendly approach.” Roger Rudolph is known for “his thorough understanding of the industry”. He brings an “exhaustive knowledge base to the table” combined with “meticulous attention to detail and a strategic approach”, to make him “the lawyer of choice for clients”.

Roger Zuber from Homburger is “a top presence in Switzerland”. With “extensive experience” practising employment law, he is known for his “creativity when handling complex matters” and for offering “adroit advice”. Alongside him Balz Gross is the head of the firm’s employment practice team, and a “thoroughly impressive lawyer”.

From Humbert Heinzen Lerch Attorneys at Law Denis Humbert is “without doubt a top player”. He is noted for his “tenacity” and “ability to successfully negotiate complicated legal issues”. The “exceptional” André Lerch joins him as a “much sought after” practitioner in the industry. Clients recommend him for being “friendly and accessible” while “always providing a professional service.”

Daniel Tunik at Lenz & Staehelin is “particularly skilled in handling employment disputes.” Praised for having the “ability to get to the heart of the issue”, he is also described as “a very safe pair of hands for clients.” Joining him, Rayan Houdrouge leads the firm’s employment and pensions practice group. His “impressive clientele” include Swiss and multinational companies as well as international organisations, to which he offers “first-class” advice and representation on all employment law matters. He has particular expertise in matters relating to executive transfers, employee benefits, compensation packages, work regulations, internal audits and collective procedures such as business transfers and collective dismissals. 

From Burckhardt Ltd Regula Hinderling stands out as a “key industry player”. She focuses her practice on advising small and medium-sized companies, global firms and private clients. She is praised for her “expert analytical skills” and “ability to find the answers to the most complex business issues.”

Anne Troillet from Schneider Troillet has been described as “one of the leading figures in the industry”, praised for “providing unique insight” into complex matters and for “keenly protecting the best interests of clients”.

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