With more than 220 legal professionals (consisting of partners, of counsels, associates, tax advisors and notaries) and more than 400 employees, the firm, which has its origins in 1885, is one of the largest and most traditional law firms in Switzerland, with offices in Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano and Zurich, and representative offices in Binningen, Sion, Shanghai and Tokyo.
Kellerhals Carrard is active throughout Switzerland, maintaining very strong local roots, whilst advising clients nationally and abroad.
We advise and represent companies and entrepreneurs from all industries and economic sectors, public authorities, national and international organisations and private individuals before all judicial and administrative bodies nationally and abroad in practically all areas of the law. Our activities are focused on:
Company and corporate law, external legal department
Litigation, arbitration and insolvency law
M&A and capital markets law
Construction and real estate
Regulatory financial markets law, financial services, collective investments, leasing, insurance
IT/IP, distribution, competition and anti-trust law
International sports law
Employment and social insurance law
Commercial criminal law and international mutual assistance / compliance
Family and inheritance law for private customers
We focus in particular on the areas of financial services, life sciences, IMT (Information, Technology and Media), sport, energy, real estate/construction as well as on trading and retail.