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WWL Ranking: Thought Leader
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Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Urs Schenker is highly esteemed by sources who credit him with strong experience in complex capital markets financings and transactions.

Biography

Urs Schenker is very experienced in the areas of public and private M&A restructuring, capital markets, and company law. He has been involved in numerous national and international M&A transactions and public takeovers as well as financing, restructuring and other corporate finance transactions. He has published a number of books and specialist articles in his fields of expertise and is a regular lecturer at conferences in Switzerland and abroad.

Urs Schenker completed his law studies in Zurich in 1981 (lic iur) and in 1985 (Dr iur). He obtained an LLM from Harvard Law School in 1985. In 2009, he published his habilitation thesis on "Swiss Takeover Law" at the University of St Gallen where he is associate professor for business and commercial law.

Urs Schenker speaks German, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

M&A 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Urs Schenker is a leading M&A lawyer with vast experience of advising clients in high-profile takeovers, transactions and joint ventures.

Biography

Urs Schenker is very experienced in the areas of public and private M&A restructuring, capital markets, and company law. He has been involved in numerous national and international M&A transactions and public takeovers as well as financing, restructuring and other corporate finance transactions. He has published a number of books and specialist articles in his fields of expertise and is a regular lecturer at conferences in Switzerland and abroad.

Urs Schenker completed his law studies in Zurich in 1981 (lic iur) and in 1985 (Dr iur). He obtained an LLM from Harvard Law School in 1985. In 2009, he published his habilitation thesis on "Swiss Takeover Law" at the University of St Gallen where he is associate professor for business and commercial law.

Urs Schenker speaks German, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

Restructuring & Insolvency 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Urs Schenker is "a good negotiator" and a lawyer who possesses a "quick mind concerning the economics of corporate restructuring".

Biography

Urs Schenker is very experienced in the areas of public and private M&A restructuring, capital markets, and company law. He has been involved in numerous national and international M&A transactions and public takeovers as well as financing, restructuring and other corporate finance transactions. He has published a number of books and specialist articles in his fields of expertise and is a regular lecturer at conferences in Switzerland and abroad.

Urs Schenker completed his law studies in Zurich in 1981 (lic iur) and in 1985 (Dr iur). He obtained an LLM from Harvard Law School in 1985. In 2009, he published his habilitation thesis on "Swiss Takeover Law" at the University of St Gallen where he is associate professor for business and commercial law.

Urs Schenker speaks German, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

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 - Capital Markets

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Urs Schenker is highly respected in the Swiss market for his first-class corporate practice. He gains recognition for his work on national and international capital markets transactions.

Biography

Urs Schenker is very experienced in the areas of  public and private M&A  restructuring, capital markets, and company law. He has been involved in numerous national and international M&A transactions and public takeovers as well as financing, restructuring and other corporate finance transactions. He has published a number of books and specialist articles in his fields of expertise and is a regular lecturer at conferences in Switzerland and abroad.

Urs Schenker completed his law studies in Zurich in 1981 (lic iur) and in 1985 (Dr iur). He obtained an LLM from Harvard Law School in 1985. In 2009, he published his habilitation thesis on "Swiss Takeover Law" at the University of St Gallen where he is associate professor for business and commercial law.

Urs Schenker speaks German, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Urs Schenker stands out among peers for the strength of his corporate practice. His expertise includes public takeovers and M&A transactions among others.

Biography

Urs Schenker is very experienced in the areas of public and private M&A restructuring, capital markets, and company law. He has been involved in numerous national and international M&A transactions and public takeovers as well as financing, restructuring and other corporate finance transactions. He has published a number of books and specialist articles in his fields of expertise and is a regular lecturer at conferences in Switzerland and abroad.

Urs Schenker completed his law studies in Zurich in 1981 (lic iur) and in 1985 (Dr iur). He obtained an LLM from Harvard Law School in 1985. In 2009, he published his habilitation thesis on "Swiss Takeover Law" at the University of St Gallen, where he is associate professor for business and commercial law.

Urs Schenker speaks German, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

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 - M&A

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Urs Schenker impresses sources with his deep expertise in corporate financings and restructurings as well as his excellent work in transactions and takeovers on a domestic and international level.

Biography

Urs Schenker is very experienced in the areas of public and private M&A restructuring, capital markets, and company law. He has been involved in numerous national and international M&A transactions and public takeovers as well as financing, restructuring and other corporate finance transactions. He has published a number of books and specialist articles in his fields of expertise and is a regular lecturer at conferences in Switzerland and abroad.

Urs Schenker completed his law studies in Zurich in 1981 (lic iur) and in 1985 (Dr iur). He obtained an LLM from Harvard Law School in 1985. In 2009, he published his habilitation thesis on "Swiss Takeover Law" at the University of St Gallen where he is associate professor for business and commercial law.

Urs Schenker speaks German, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

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.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Urs Schenker is praised for being “an excellent negotiator, with a quick mind”. He is considered an expert in the field and is particularly experienced on the restructuring side.

Biography

Urs Schenker is very experienced in the areas of public and private M&A restructuring, capital markets, and company law. He has been involved in numerous national and international M&A transactions and public takeovers as well as financing, restructuring and other corporate finance transactions. He has published a number of books and specialist articles in his fields of expertise and is a regular lecturer at conferences in Switzerland and abroad.

Urs Schenker completed his law studies in Zurich in 1981 (lic iur) and in 1985 (Dr iur). He obtained an LLM from Harvard Law School in 1985. In 2009, he published his habilitation thesis on "Swiss Takeover Law" at the University of St Gallen, where he is associate professor for business and commercial law.

Urs Schenker speaks German, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

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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