In this chapter we recognise 11 leading lawyers in the Swiss market who are singled out for their superb work advising franchisors and franchisees alike in complex matters relating to franchise agreements, system structuring, strategic expansion, IP matters and disputes.
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal performs well this year with three lawyers listed for their excellence in the franchise space.
Christophe Rapin is looked upon with enormous favour by market sources who consider him a go-to figure in Switzerland for complex distribution and franchising matters.
Lukas Bühlmann continues to impress peers and clients alike thanks to his profound understanding of franchise and e-commerce matters across various industries and sectors.
Martin Ammann draws high praise from market commentators who compliment his top-tier work advising on distribution law and employment-related matters.
Michael Kull at Nigon Kull Burkart Partner is hailed as “a very experienced and commercially minded franchise lawyer” by sources who distinguish him as a top name in the field in Switzerland.
Christoph Wildhaber at Streichenberg Attorneys at Law is held in high esteem by market sources, and is renowned for his deep expertise in franchise agreements including negotiation and drafting.
At Times Attorneys, Andrea Mondini is a well-respected figure in the Swiss franchise arena, where he stands out among peers for his considerable experience advising on related IP matters.
Andreas Dubler at Dubler Attorneys at Law ranks highly among peers thanks to his impressive work handling franchise and distribution agreements as well as his strong knowledge of franchise law.
BMG’s Sylvie Gurry Veit is well thought of in the Swiss market for her leading work advising a range of clients on IP, franchise and distribution law as well as commercial agreements.
C Mark Bruppacher at Bruppacher Hug & Partner is highly sought after by clients thanks to his strong expertise in commercial contracts, franchise agreements and distribution law.
H&B Law’s Marc Häsler is “a great lawyer” according to respondents who highlight his “very business-minded” approach to franchise matters.
Marion Morad-Marquardt at Morad, Bürgi & Partner is “a pragmatic and clearly focused franchise lawyer” compliment peers who applaud her “broad view on distribution networks”.