Switzerland: Corporate Immigration 2018

In this chapter we highlight 14 leading lawyers whose practices focus on assisting corporations with the immigration and naturalisation of skilled workers. 

Most Highly Regarded
1. Urs Haegi Vischer Ltd, Zurich
2. Caterina Nägeli Bürgi Nägeli Rechtsanwälte, Zurich

VISCHER sees two leading immigration practitioners highlighted in this chapter.
Urs Haegi is “an excellent immigration lawyer”. He is recognised by market sources for his “great clientele” who include corporate entities looking to establish businesses in Switzerland, and is known for his particularly impressive expertise handling residency permits.
Beatrice Klaesi wins strong praise from sources who commend her “high attention to detail” when dealing with a wide array of immigration law matters.

BÜRGI NÄGELI RECHTSANWÄLTE’s Caterina Nägeli stands out as one of the leading lawyers in the field who receives widespread plaudits from international clients for her top-tier immigration practice.

LENZ & STAHELIN’s Rayan Houdrouge comes highly recommended by peers who “would never hesitate to refer work to him”, particularly when it comes to assisting national and international companies on complex immigration and employment law matters.

Michèle Stutz at MME LEGAL TAX COMPLIANCE impresses market sources with her extensive experience in employment and immigration law, as well as the “outstanding quality of her work”.

At BLUE LAKE LEGAL, Nina Perch-Nielsen is “an absolute delight to work with” according to peers who consider her “very sharp and responsive” when handling company moves into Switzerland.

Ueli Sommer at WALDER WYSS leads the employment team and is well versed in advising companies on international relocation and workforce restructurings.

André Gruber at DGE AVOCATS – ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW draws high praise from sources for his “extremely professional approach and spot-on advice”, particularly when it comes to assisting on complex immigration application matters where clients note, “He always finds the most adequate alternative to our challenges.”

HOMBURGER’s Regula Fehlmann is highly sought after by clients who “would absolutely recommend her” for her deep understanding of Swiss immigration law.

Stéphanie Fuld at BIANCHISCHWALD leads the firm’s employment group. She is frequently engaged in assisting international and Swiss clients on a wide array of immigration and social security matters.

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