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Switzerland: Environment 2017

We feature 15 lawyers this year who are recommended for their environmental law expertise handling issues of water protection, waste management and pollution, as well as government and state regulation and compliance issues.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Isabelle Romy Froriep, Zurich
2. Ursula Brunner ettlersuter Rechtsanwälte, Zurich
3. Daniel Peregrina Baker McKenzie Geneva

ETTLERSUTER RECHTSANWÄLTE sees three lawyers out of its seven-strong team recognised this year.
Ursula Brunner provides expertise on enforcement and legislation in relation to waste, pollution and contaminated sites. She is regarded by our research as one of the top environmental lawyers in the Swiss market.
Martin Looser is recommended for his exceptional knowledge of environmental law. He enjoys a great reputation as a consummate litigator and is noted by peers as being a favourite among clients.
Adrian Strütt is an expert in both public and private law and advises and represents clients in matters pertaining to environmental and planning law.

Specialist environmental management consultants ECOSENS sees two practitioners recommended.
Lorenz Lehmann is listed for his expertise in contaminated sites, waste and landfill law and emissions. He is recognised as one of the leading environmental lawyers in the country.
Hans Ulrich Liniger specialises in environmental liability and water right licences and reversion. Respondents praise him for his strong technical understanding of the area.

Isabelle Romy at FRORIEP is an expert in environmental law and focuses on litigation, arbitration and private international law. One respondent effuses: “She is one of the best practitioners in Switzerland on environmental legal issues. She is capable of handling complex issues in a very short time and always brings legally sound but pragmatic solutions.”

At BAKER MCKENZIE, Daniel Peregrina advises on environmental law relating to corporate and business matters and also possesses experience handling arbitration proceedings. He is recommended as “a leading name” in the field.

WALDER WYSS sees “absolute standout” Hans Rudolf Trüeb listed for his extensive knowledge of environmental law relating to corporate and commercial transactions as well as compliance issues.

At BADERTSCHER RECHTSANWÄLTE, Lorenzo Marazzotta is recommended as a first-rate environmental lawyer with experience in sector-related dispute resolution including litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Beatrice Wagner Pfeifer at VISCHER focuses on environmentally compatible examinations, water conservation and chemicals. She is widely respected for her academic understanding of the field, particularly in relation to public law.

At BMG Nicolas Wisard focuses his top-tier practice on environmental protection issues relating to federal law.

ANWALTSBÜRO VON DR. MICHAEL BÜTLER sees founder Michael Bütler recommended for his expertise in all aspects of environmental law including environmental protection, nature protection, hunting and fishing and mountain rights.

Ariane Ayer at LEXPUBLICA is a very well-known and respected figure in the market, and is highlighted for her exceptional knowledge of environmental law, particularly at the international level.

At BRATSCHI WIEDERKEHR & BUOB, the “brilliant” Isabelle Häner advises public and private entities on sector-related administrative matters.

At SCHAUB & BACHMANN, founding partner Christoph Schaub is highly recommended for his excellent work on public planning and liability issues. According to sources, he is “one of the go-to lawyers in the country for environmental issues.

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