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Patrick Schleiffer

Patrick Schleiffer

Lenz & StaehelinBrandschenkestrasse 24ZurichZurichSwitzerlandCH-8027

Global Leader

Banking - Regulatory 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Patrick Schleiffer ranks highly among peers thanks to his profound knowledge of Swiss banking regulation.

Biography

Dr Patrick Schleiffer is co-head of the capital markets group in Zurich and a leading and recognised expert on financial market law, particularly capital markets, stock exchange and securities law, investment fund law, financial services regulation and corporate law and corporate governance. Patrick Schleiffer lectures capital markets and securities law at the University of Zurich, is a regular speaker at conferences and co-editor of the Swiss Internet based law Journal CapLaw. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Patrick Schleiffer graduated from, was a research and teaching assistant (both 1989) and is completed his doctoral thesis (1992) at the University of Zurich. He also obtained an MCJ from New York University School of Law (1996). Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1995) and to the New York Bar (1997), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1995 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Patrick Schleiffer is a member of the following professional associations: the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV), the International Bar Association (IBA), the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, and the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm, with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Patrick Schleiffer is “a very experienced lawyer” who impresses market commentators with his “profound technical knowledge” of capital markets and securities law.

Biography

Dr Patrick Schleiffer is co-head of the capital markets group in Zurich and a leading and recognised expert on financial market law, particularly capital markets, stock exchange and securities law, investment fund law, financial services regulation and corporate law, and corporate governance. Patrick Schleiffer lectures capital markets and securities law at the University of Zurich and is a regular speaker at conference and co-editor of the Swiss Internet based law Journal CapLaw. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Patrick Schleiffer graduated from, was a research and teaching assistant (both 1989) and completed his doctoral thesis (1992) at the University of Zurich. He also obtained an MCJ from New York University school of law (1996). Admitted to Zurich Bar (1995) and to the New York Bar (1997), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1995 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Patrick Schleiffer is a member of the following professional associations: Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Corporate Governance 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Patrick Schleiffer is commended by sources for his strong understanding of corporate regulation and governance matters.  

Biography

Dr Patrick Schleiffer is co-head of the capital markets group in Zurich and a leading and recognised expert on financial market law, particularly capital markets, stock exchange and securities law, investment fund law, financial services regulation and corporate law, and corporate governance. Patrick Schleiffer lectures capital markets and securities law at the University of Zurich and is a regular speaker at conference and co-editor of the Swiss Internet based law Journal CapLaw. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Patrick Schleiffer graduated from, was a research and teaching assistant (both 1989) and completed his doctoral thesis (1992) at the University of Zurich. He also obtained an MCJ from New York University school of law (1996). Admitted to Zurich Bar (1995) and to the New York Bar (1997), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1995 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Patrick Schleiffer is a member of the following professional associations: Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

National Leader

Switzerland - Banking 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Patrick Schleiffer is revered for the depth of his experience, especially in equity and securities offerings and investment funds.

Biography

Dr Patrick Schleiffer is co-head of the capital markets group in Zurich and a leading and recognised expert on financial market law, particularly capital markets, stock exchange and securities law, investment fund law, financial services regulation and corporate law and corporate governance. Patrick Schleiffer lectures capital markets and securities law at the University of Zurich and is a regular speaker at conference and co-editor of the Swiss Internet based law Journal CapLaw. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Patrick Schleiffer graduated from, was a research and teaching assistant (both 1989) and completed his doctoral thesis (1992) at the University of Zurich. He also obtained an MCJ from New York University school of law (1996). Admitted to Zurich Bar (1995) and to the New York Bar (1997), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1995 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Patrick Schleiffer is a member of the following professional associations: Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

The distinguished Patrick Schleiffer garners applause from peers who admire his detailed knowledge of investment funds and securities law.

Biography

Dr Patrick Schleiffer is co-head of the capital markets group in Zurich and a leading and recognised expert on financial market law, particularly capital markets, stock exchange and securities law, investment fund law, financial services regulation and corporate law and corporate governance. Patrick Schleiffer lectures capital markets and securities law at the University of Zurich and is a regular speaker at conference and co-editor of the Swiss Internet based law Journal CapLaw. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Patrick Schleiffer graduated from, was a research and teaching assistant (both 1989) and completed his doctoral thesis (1992) at the University of Zurich. He also obtained an MCJ from New York University school of law (1996). Admitted to Zurich Bar (1995) and to the New York Bar (1997), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1995 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Patrick Schleiffer is a member of the following professional associations: Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Patrick Schleiffer comes highly recommended for his superb knowledge of corporate law and governance.

Biography

Dr Patrick Schleiffer is co-head of the capital markets group in Zurich and a leading and recognised expert on financial market law, particularly capital markets, stock exchange and securities law, investment fund law, financial services regulation and corporate law, and corporate governance. Patrick Schleiffer lectures capital markets and securities law at the University of Zurich and is a regular speaker at conference and co-editor of the Swiss Internet based law Journal CapLaw. He is authorised to represent issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Patrick Schleiffer graduated from, was a research and teaching assistant (both 1989) and completed his doctoral thesis (1992) at the University of Zurich. He also obtained an MCJ from New York University school of law (1996). Admitted to Zurich Bar (1995) and to the New York Bar (1997), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1995 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Patrick Schleiffer is a member of the following professional associations: Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

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