Jürg Schneider is a partner in the IT and IP team of Walder Wyss, one of Switzerland's leading law firms.
His primary practice areas include information technology, data protection, and outsourcing. He regularly advises both Swiss and international firms on comprehensive licensing, development, system integration, and complex global outsourcing projects. He has deep and extensive experience in the fields of data protection, information security, and e-commerce, with a particular focus on transborder and international contexts. In addition, Mr Schneider regularly publishes and lectures on ICT topics at national and international conferences. He is a member of several professional organisations and is member of the board and co-chair of the data protection committee of the International Technology Law Association.
Mr Schneider was educated at the University of Neuchâtel (lic iur 1992; Dr iur, 1999). He has previously worked as a research assistant at the University of Neuchâtel, as a trainee at the legal department of the canton of Neuchâtel, and in a Neuchâtel law firm.
Jürg Schneider speaks German, French and English. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise in all of Switzerland.
With approximately 160 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.
WWL says: Jürg Schneider is described by peers as “an excellent IT lawyer”. He is an expert when it comes to global outsourcing projects, data protection matters and e-commerce.
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