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Global Leader

Healthcare 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Schott is praised as a “regulatory and public law expert” for clients in relation to complex, healthcare-related procurement and government investigations.

Biography

Markus Schott is a partner at Bär & Karrer and co-heads the life sciences department.

Markus has broad experience in all kinds of regulatory and administrative law matters including governmental supervision, public procurement and administrative sanctions. He advises and represents clients in the life science and food, insurance, transportation and infrastructure sectors. He also drafts expert opinions in these fields.

Markus Schott has also specialised in representing clients in administrative and civil litigation proceedings as well as international administrative and legal assistance proceedings.

He teaches public economic law at the University of Zurich and he publishes regularly in his fields of interest.

Markus Schott holds a professor of law title from the University of Zurich, an LLM from Harvard Law School and a Dr iur from the University of Basel. He is a member of the Swiss and Zurich Bar Association, the Swiss and Basel Lawyers Association and the Foundation Board of Swisstransplant. He speaks German, English and French.

Markus Schott is singled out for his in-depth knowledge of the life sciences sector and is described as "a very efficient, highly flexible and accessible lawyer" (Chambers Europe (2015). The Legal 500 2016 highlights that he is "recommended for regulatory matters in the healthcare and life sciences sector". In The Legal 500 2017, it is further noted that "he possesses excellent analytic abilities" and Chambers Europe 2017 refers to him as a "specialist in the regulatory area". He is also quoted as "instrumental in moving things forward" (Chambers Europe (2018)).

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions, and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world. Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's Law Firm of the Year by the most important international legal ranking agencies.

Life Sciences - Regulatory 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Schott is a favourite of peers and clients in Switzerland, who emphasise that he is "pragmatic, customer-oriented and knows life science law in and out".

Biography

Markus Schott is a partner at Bär & Karrer and co-heads the life sciences department.

Markus has broad experience in all kinds of regulatory and administrative law matters including governmental supervision, public procurement and administrative sanctions. He advises and represents clients in the life science and food, insurance, transportation and infrastructure sectors. He also drafts expert opinions in these fields.

Markus Schott is also specialised in representing clients in administrative and civil litigation proceedings as well as international administrative and legal assistance proceedings.

He teaches public economic law at the University of Zurich and he publishes regularly in his fields of interest.

Markus Schott holds a professor of law title from the University of Zurich, an LLM from Harvard Law School and a Dr iur from the University of Basel. He is a member of the Swiss and Zurich Bar Association, the Swiss and Basel Lawyers Association and the Foundation Board of Swisstransplant. He speaks German, English and French.

Markus Schott is singled out for his in-depth knowledge of the life sciences sector and is described as "a very efficient, highly flexible and accessible lawyer" (Chambers Europe (2015). The Legal 500 2016 highlights that he is "recommended for regulatory matters in the healthcare and life sciences sector". In The Legal 500 2017, it is further noted that "he possesses excellent analytic abilities" and Chambers Europe 2017 refers to him as a "specialist in the regulatory area". He is also quoted as "instrumental in moving things forward" (Chambers Europe (2018).

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions, and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world. Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's Law Firm of the Year by the most important international legal ranking agencies.

National Leader

Switzerland - Life Sciences 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Schott “knows life sciences law inside out” and is distinguished for his “pragmatic, customer-oriented and mindful approach”.

Biography

Markus Schott is a partner at Bär & Karrer and co-heads the life sciences department.

Markus has broad experience in all kinds of regulatory and administrative law matters including governmental supervision, public procurement and administrative sanctions. He advises and represents clients in the life science and food, insurance, transportation and infrastructure sectors. He also drafts expert opinions in these fields.

Markus Schott is also specialised in representing clients in administrative and civil litigation proceedings as well as international administrative and legal assistance proceedings.

He teaches public economic law at the University of Zurich and he publishes regularly in his fields of interest.

Markus Schott holds a professor of law title from the University of Zurich, an LLM from Harvard Law School and a Dr iur from the University of Basel. He is a member of the Swiss and Zurich Bar Association, the Swiss and Basel Lawyers Association and the Foundation Board of Swisstransplant. He speaks German, English and French.

Markus Schott is singled out for his in-depth knowledge of the life sciences sector and is described as "a very efficient, highly flexible and accessible lawyer" (Chambers Europe (2015). The Legal 500 2016 highlights that he is "recommended for regulatory matters in the healthcare and life sciences sector". In The Legal 500 2017, it is further noted that "he possesses excellent analytic abilities" and Chambers Europe 2017 refers to him as a "specialist in the regulatory area". He is also quoted as "instrumental in moving things forward" (Chambers Europe (2018).

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions, and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's Law Firm of the Year by the most important international legal ranking agencies.

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