Laura Widmer

Counsel

Laura Widmer's practice focuses on advising Swiss and foreign individuals and entities on various aspects of Swiss employment law, in particular with regard to individual and mass dismissals, reorganizations, compensation plans, employment litigation and transactions. She further represents domestic and foreign clients in all kinds of commercial matters before Swiss courts of all levels and acts as party counsel in international arbitration.

Languages

German, English

Curriculum

  • Of Counsel at Bär & Karrer (since 2016)
  • Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law (2014)
  • King's College London: LL.M. in International Business Law (2011)
  • Associate with Bär & Karrer (2008-2015)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (2008)
  • Trainee at Bär & Karrer (2006-2007)
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur. (2006)

Memberships and Public Offices

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)
  • ASA below 40
  • Young ICCA

Contact Details

Laura Widmer
Bär & Karrer AG
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8027 Zurich
Switzerland

T: +41 58 261 54 94
F: +41 58 261 50 01
laura.widmer@baerkarrer.ch

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Deals & Cases

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Bär & Karrer Advises Valora on the Acquisition of Pretzel Baron more »
05.12.2016
Bär & Karrer Advises KKR on the Sale of WMF more »
14.11.2016
Bär & Karrer Advises Farner Consulting on the Acquisition of yjoo communications more »
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Publications

New Regulations for the Recording of Working Time, Bär & Karrer Briefing November 2015 … Download »
Is the Bonus Part of the Salary or a Gratification? Swiss Federal Supreme Court Sets Threshold Amount, Bär & Karrer Briefing September 2015 Download »
Die Sozialplanverhandlungspflicht nach Art. 335h ff. OR - oder vom Kuhhandel mit der Zwangsschiedsgerichtsbarkeit, Jusletter, 2014 Download »
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