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Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal is one of Switzerland’s largest and most reputable international law firms. With offices in Zurich, Geneva, Zug, Lausanne and Brussels, the firm comprises over 80 lawyers, forming a strong team of specialists providing innovative and solution-focused services. This is reflected in its 23 listings across 12 different practice areas. 

The firm boasts an enviable construction and real estate practice. Armin Zucker is “a particularly impressive practitioner”, who has a “notable reputation” built on “a strong track record of excellence” in the industry. Clients praise Philippe Prost for his “tireless commitment and energy”, and are impressed by his “willingness to always go the extra mile for them. Walter Häberling is described as “particularly gifted”, and is known for his “sound judgement and sharp mind” which have earned him “wide acclaim in the market”.  They are joined by Wolfgang Müller, who impresses with his “fantastic work ethic” and “close attention to detail while being able to keep the bigger picture in mind.” His “broad skill set” is reflected by his second listing in our capital markets chapter. Likewise Alexander Vogel achieves a double listing in our construction and real estate chapter, as well as our banking chapter and is “without doubt a top player”. Clients recommend him for his “commercial flair” and a “fantastic understanding of their business needs”.

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal is also home to some top names in the patent law industry. Mark Schweizer impresses clients with his “exceptionally strong analytical skills”. His “eminent clientele” includes high profile domestic and international companies to whom he provides “exert advice”.

The “superb” Guillaume Fournier joins him as “a highly skilled practitioner”. Clients and peers praise him for his “thorough and imaginative approach” to clients’ most difficult problems.

Simon Holzer is noted for his “exceptional level of technical skill” and “meticulous approach to complicated issues.” His “exhaustive knowledge base” is reflected by his further listing in our Life sciences chapter. Similarly Michael Ritscher garners multiple listings in our patent and life sciences chapters. He is known for his “savvy approach” and “ability to work exceptionally well with clients”. As the most listed practitioner from the firm, he is also recognised in this edition for his “outstanding contribution” to trademarks law.

With such strong representation in an increasingly competitive market, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal has maintained its “stellar” reputation as one of the most “highly reputed” law firms in Switzerland. 

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