Switzerland: Environment 2019

This year we recognise 18 lawyers for their outstanding work in environmental law handling a range of regulatory, contentious and transactional matters.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Isabelle Romy  Froriep Legal AG, Zurich
2. Hans Ulrich Liniger  Ecosens AG, Zurich
3. Lorenz Lehmann  Ecosens AG, Zurich
4. Hans Rudolf Trüeb  Walder Wyss Ltd, Zurich

Boutique firm ettlersuter Rechtsanwälte performs well with three practitioners highlighted here.
Martin Looser is a well-recognised name in the environmental law space, known for his strong work handling a range of matters including contracts and planning issues.  
Ursula Brunner is highlighted by peers as particularly knowledgeable in the areas of waste, air pollution control, water protection, and contaminated sites.
Adrian Strütt is an environmental law specialist with a wealth of experience in the field, most notably in relation to environmental planning and construction matters.

Ecosens sees two outstanding lawyers listed in this chapter.
Hans Ulrich Liniger is a key figure in the environment legal space who is considered by market commentators to be an expert in contaminated sites and water rights concessions.
Lorenz Lehmann is highly respected for his work in the field, and receives widespread praise for his superb work on waste and landfill law, contaminated sites, and pollution control.

Isabelle Romy of Froriep Legal stands out as one of the foremost environmental lawyers in Switzerland. She stands out for her top-tier handling of both contentious and non-contentious issues.  

Hans Rudolf Trüeb of Walder Wyss is a well-established figure in the Swiss market who is commended for his first-rate work on transactional and compliance matters across the sector.  

Beatrice Wagner Pfeifer of Vischer is a superb environmental lawyer with a wealth of experience in the field advising clients on chemical matters and water conservation.

Roland Gfeller of Gfeller Budliger is recognised here for his impressive experience in the environment space, where he stands out for his excellent work advising on contracts and transactions.

Isabelle Häner of Bratschi is very well regarded for her work in the practice area. She is extremely knowledgeable in environmental, planning and construction matters.

Christoph Schaub of Schaub & Bachmann impresses market sources with his first-class environment practice, which spans a range of matters from construction to planning matters.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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