This year we recognise 55 practitioners who are well versed at advising domestic and international clients on financial transactions, regulatory issues and fintech matters.
Most highly regarded
Six practitioners from Homburger are highlighted this year.
Benedikt Maurenbrecher is held in high esteem for his exceptional work advising clients from the financial services industry on a broad range of transactional and regulatory matters.
René Bösch is an “outstanding individual” with a profound understanding of international banking and regulatory law.
Jürg Frick is a “standout lawyer” and “excellent negotiator” who is “very sharp and to the point” with significant experience handling complex leveraged finance transactions.
Daniel Haeberli is looked upon with enormous favour thanks to his strong expertise in derivatives and structured products.
Benjamin Leisinger is revered for his top-notch banking practice which concentrates on regulatory issues and financing transactions.
Stefan Kramer is highlighted for his top-notch knowledge of banking law which he applies to advice on regulatory matters and securitisations.
Lenz & Staehelin receives an impressive 11 listings.
François Rayroux offers “sound legal experience combined with a very practical and solution-driven approach” and has “profound expertise in Swiss regulations”.
Olivier Stahler draws praise for his “very high technical skills, and perfect awareness of the market and financial industry”.
Shelby R du Pasquier is a “well-known name in the market” and a revered adviser to private equity firms, hedge funds and financial institutions.
Patrick Schleiffer is “always on top of new regulatory developments even before into force” and provides “pragmatic ways to solve problems”.
Patrick Hünerwadel is commended as “one of the best finance lawyers” in the market, with a specialism in structured and asset securitisation.
Marcel Tranchet possesses “deep knowledge about the bond market and advocates for the client’s best interest”.
Jacques Iffland is a corporate specialist and a “well-known figure” thanks to his expertise in M&A and banking transactions.
Bär & Karrer performs well with five lawyers noted here.
Eric Stupp “is an excellent lawyer and financial regulation statesman who is well regarded by regulators and clients alike”.
Ralph Malacrida is a highly esteemed practitioner who is well versed in corporate finance transactions.
Daniel Flühmann enjoys a strong reputation for his counsel to foreign and Swiss financial institutions and banks on regulatory matters.
Peter Hsu is highlighted for his first-rate banking practice, as well as his invaluable experience advising securities firms, Swiss and foreign banks.
Cédric Chapuis is “well known and a reputable figure in regulatory work” across the banking sector according to impressed sources.
Niederer Kraft Frey sees six practitioners nominated.
Marco Häusermann is a banking specialist with an encyclopaedic understanding of securities lending and regulatory matters.
Sandro Abegglen at Niederer Kraft Frey receives glowing praise as a “prolific writer and well-known practitioner” with a wealth of clients in the financial services industry.
Thomas Frick is a seasoned lawyer who is highly sought after by domestic and multinational banks for complex finance transactions.
Philippe Weber is a go-to name for high-value cross-border banking transactions.
Schellenberg Wittmer receives seven listings.
Olivier Favre is well known in the Swiss market for his corporate finance practice and in-depth understanding of structured finance transactions.
Caroline Clemetson is a seasoned practitioner with a wealth of knowledge about banking and finance law.
Martin Lanz enjoys a strong reputation in the Swiss market thanks to his sweeping knowledge of financial and banking regulation.
Anita Schläpfer impresses market sources with her top-tier expertise in syndicated transactions and acquisition finance.
Walder Wyss is home to six lawyers recognised in this chapter.
Markus Pfenninger is a prominent finance lawyer, with extensive insights into corporate transactions, banking and regulatory issues.
Thomas Müller possesses “great regulatory knowledge and is active in the fintech space” effuse impressed peers.
Lukas Wyss is a banking specialist and valuable adviser to insurers, financial institutions and banks on a spectrum of finance transactions.
Martin Hess at Künzi Hess MacNab is a “big name to highlight” thanks to his extensive experience working on complex finance transactions, regulatory issues and fintech matters.
Lukas Glanzmann of Baker McKenzie is a “leading figure” who wins plaudits as “one of the most technically skilled banking and finance lawyers in the Swiss market”.
Peter Nobel of Nobel & Hug is a senior statesman who is revered for his market-leading expertise in Swiss banking law.