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Global Leader

Banking - Regulatory 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Patrick Schleiffer ranks prominently among peers for his top-tier work handling complex regulatory issues for clients in the financial services sector.

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 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.

National Leader

Switzerland - Banking 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Patrick Schleiffer is a leading name in the banking space in Switzerland, where he stands out for his “profound technical knowledge” and “responsiveness”.

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.

Switzerland - Capital Markets

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Patrick Schleiffer co-leads the firm’s capital markets group and is considered a standout name for his excellent work on IPOs, regulation and securities.

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 is a highly respected figure in the Swiss market who is considered a go-to name for sophisticated capital markets, finance and corporate governance issues.


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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