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WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Private Client

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Philippe Nordmann is a seasoned adviser who routinely advises private clients in relation to complex international law matters. 

Biography

Philippe Nordmann is a partner of Walder Wyss, one of Switzerland’s leading law firms. He advises national and international companies and business executives in all aspects of employment law (drafting of employment contracts and employee regulations, setting compensation schemes, support concerning dismissals and plant closures, advising companies in negotiations regarding collective bargaining agreements, assignments of employees, staff leasing, work permits, etc). He is recognised as a leading expert in this area.

Philippe Nordmann has substantial experience in employment-related litigation (private and public law) and arbitration – for example in disputes about termination, non-competition clauses, bonus and incentive plans.

He is also a board member of several foundations and vice president of the Personal Appeals Commission of the canton of Basel-Stadt.

Born in 1972, Philippe Nordmann was educated at the University of Basel (lic iur, 1995; Dr iur 1997) and at Cardozo School of Law in New York (LLM, 2002). He started his professional career as a research assistant at the University of Basel. Before joining Walder Wyss, he worked as an associate in law firms in Basel for 14 years. As of 2010, he became a partner in a leading Swiss law firm where he was head of the employment law team. Philippe Nordmann speaks German, English and French.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

National Leader

Switzerland - Labour & Employment

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Philippe Nordmann is endorsed as “an excellent and smart lawyer” by peers, who speak highly of his superb employment practice and say, “He is pure class.”

Biography

Philippe Nordmann is a partner of Walder Wyss, one of Switzerland’s leading law firms. He advises national and international companies and business executives in all aspects of employment law (drafting of employment contracts and employee regulations, setting compensation schemes, support concerning dismissals and plant closures, advising companies in negotiations regarding collective bargaining agreements, assignments of employees, staff leasing, work permits, etc). He is recognised as a leading expert in this area.

Philippe Nordmann has substantial experience in employment-related litigation (private and public law) and arbitration – for example in disputes about termination, non-competition clauses, bonus and incentive plans.

He is also a board member of several foundations and vice president of the Personal Appeals Commission of the canton of Basel-Stadt.

Born in 1972, Philippe Nordmann was educated at the University of Basel (lic iur, 1995; Dr iur 1997) and at Cardozo School of Law in New York (LLM, 2002). He started his professional career as a research assistant at the University of Basel. Before joining Walder Wyss, he worked as an associate in law firms in Basel for 14 years. As of 2010, he became a partner in a leading Swiss law firm where he was head of the employment law team. Philippe Nordmann speaks German, English and French.

In addition, Philippe Nordmann publishes regularly on topics of his main focus.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest-growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

Switzerland - Private Client

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Philippe Nordmann is a highly experienced practitioner with deep knowledge of private client issues, most notably relating to tax and litigation.

Biography

Philippe Nordmann is a partner of Walder Wyss, one of Switzerland’s leading law firms. He advises national and international companies and business executives in all aspects of employment law (drafting of employment contracts and employee regulations, setting compensation schemes, support concerning dismissals and plant closures, advising companies in negotiations regarding collective bargaining agreements, assignments of employees, staff leasing, work permits, etc). He is recognised as a leading expert in this area.

Philippe Nordmann has substantial experience in employment-related litigation (private and public law) and arbitration – for example in disputes about termination, non-competition clauses, bonus and incentive plans.

He is also a board member of several foundations and vice president of the Personal Appeals Commission of the canton of Basel-Stadt.

Born in 1972, Philippe Nordmann was educated at the University of Basel (lic iur, 1995; Dr iur 1997) and at Cardozo School of Law in New York (LLM, 2002). He started his professional career as a research assistant at the University of Basel. Before joining Walder Wyss, he worked as an associate in law firms in Basel for 14 years. As of 2010, he became a partner in a leading Swiss law firm where he was head of the employment law team. Philippe Nordmann speaks German, English and French.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

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