In this year’s research into the Swiss life sciences market, we recognise 35 lawyers for their market-leading work on litigation, transactions and regulatory issues across the sector.
Most Highly Regarded
Ursula Eggenberger Stöckli of Bratschi is hailed as a “specialist in regulatory matters in life sciences” by peers who consider her a key adviser to pharma companies in a plethora of matters.
Peter Bratschi is a “very senior figure” in the life sciences sector, with profound knowledge of a range of matters including IP and competition law.
Stefano Codoni at Walder Wyss is a leading light in the Swiss life sciences market, where he is held in high esteem for his outstanding work on related transactions and patent litigation proceedings.
Andreas Wildi is “fantastic” with formidable expertise on therapeutic products and the pricing laws of pharmaceuticals.
At Meyerlustenberger Lachenal, Simon Holzer is regarded as “excellent” by peers and is renowned for his first-class practice spanning medical devices and pharmaceuticals.
Michael Ritscher is a long-standing fixture in the Swiss market, active in assisting pharmaceutical companies in complex disputes at the domestic and international level.
Thomas Eichenberger of Kellerhals Carrard is a seasoned expert who is “highly competent and regarded as a senior lawyer” by impressed sources. He regularly counsels clients such as hospitals, doctors and businesses on a range of regulatory matters.
Claudio Helmle ranks highly among peers thanks to his sweeping knowledge of product liability proceedings, and regulatory matters across the life sciences sector.
Thierry Calame at Lenz & Staehelin has a stellar reputation in the IP market and is praised for his impressive work on regulatory and pharma matters.
Lara Dorigo is held in high esteem for her deep and varied experience, as well as her superb work on regulatory matters.
At Ducor Law / Health & Technology, Philippe Ducor is a “very good name” in life sciences with clients benefiting immensely from his strong medical background.
Andrea Mondini of Times Attorneys possesses “lots of experience, namely in regard to patents” effuse peers, who commend his extensive know-how in IP contract matters.
Frank Scherrer at Wenger & Vieli receives glowing praise from peers who laud him as “extremely knowledgeable” and “one of the really best in Switzerland”.
Andri Hess of Homburger draws much support from his peers for his first-class practice and possesses a strong reputation for his deep knowledge of dispute resolution in technical matters.
Werner Stieger enjoys a stellar reputation in the Swiss market thanks to his considerable experience providing top-tier counsel to clients on IP matters across the life sciences sector.
Tomas Poledna at Poledna continues to impress market commentators with his exceptional work in the healthcare sector and know-how in related regulatory matters.
Ralph Schlosser at Kasser Schlosser avocats is well known for his first-class work handling life sciences-related IP and contract law.
Stefan Kohler of Vischer is a standout lawyer distinguished for his expertise in IP law. He brings significant value to clients due to his insights into the biotech, healthcare and pharma markets.
Gabriela Taugwalder of Wild Schnyder is an impressive practitioner with a sweeping knowledge of IP law relating to medical products and pharmaceuticals.
Sylvia Schüpbach at Pharmalex is a seasoned and knowledgeable expert in pharmaceutical trade with a focus on advising clients on communication measures and marketing matters.
Christoph Willi at Streichenberg Attorneys at Law is a well-established name in the Swiss market, distinguished for his broad expertise in pharma and healthcare law.
Christian Hilti of Rentsch Partner is top-rated patent litigator who stands out among peers thanks to his wealth of experience in IP law.
Patrick Troller of Troller Hitz Troller is regarded as an authority in the market and is commended for his extensive know-how in IP and unfair competition law matters.
Philipp Groz at Schellenberg Wittmer draws praise for his excellent dispute resolution practice. Sources highlight his “top-notch analysis” as well as his “effective and concise communication”.
Markus Wang of Bär & Karrer possesses deep and varied experience in the life sciences field covering a gamut of matters from regulation to drafting of various agreements.
Christian Roos at Pestalozzi is hailed as a “leading practitioner” who is “very active in the market” and noted for his profound knowledge of medical devices and pharmaceuticals.