This edition covers 32 different practice areas and includes chapters on three new sectors specific to this report: investment management, private client, and sports and entertainment. The largest chapter in this edition by far is arbitration, with 75 lawyers selected for inclusion, reflecting the Swiss arbitration market’s pre-eminence and global standing. Private client work is another strong sector with 44 leading individuals selected for inclusion in this chapter. The favourable tax regime and the wealth management services on offer mean that local specialists are highly sought after. The same number of practitioners also feature in our commercial litigation chapter, reflecting the increased amount of litigation in the country, most notably in the finance sector. This edition also boasts sizeable banking, corporate tax and construction and real estate chapters, indicating that although the country is going through a period of change, lawyers in a range of sectors are remain in demand for their expertise.
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