About Us

 

 

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 150 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug.

 

Our core business is advising our clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Our clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

 

Most of our work has an international component. We have broad experience handling cross-border proceedings and transactions. Our extensive network consists of correspondent law firms which are all market leaders in their jurisdictions.

 

Bär & Karrer was repeatedly awarded Switzerland Law Firm of the Year by the most important international legal ranking agencies in recent years.

 

2016, 2015 and 2014 Mergermarket European M&A Awards
2016, 2013 and 2012 Chambers Awards
2016, 2015 and 2014 Legal 500 ("most recommended law firm in Switzerland")
2016 Trophées du Droit
2015 and 2014 IFLR Awards
2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010 The Lawyer European Awards
2015 Citywealth Magic Circle Awards ("Law firm of the Year - EMEA")
2014 Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards
 

For further information about our awards and rankings please download our ranking overview.

 

We kindly invite you to learn more about us by downloading our fact sheet which offers an overview at a glance. Our website further provides additional information. You may also contact us by phone or email.

 

 

 

 

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Deals & Cases

20.06.2018
Bär & Karrer Advised Swiss Re in the Offering of USD 500 Million Senior Exchangeable Notes with Issuer Stock Settlement more »
20.06.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises Credit Suisse and Bank Berenberg in the IPO of Klingelnberg more »
13.06.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises Summer Capital on the Acquisition of Swiss Education Group more »

Publications

Prudent legislating, Swiss-style
Flühmann Daniel / Stupp Eric / Hsu Peter / Bahar Rashid,

IFLR Magazine June 2018 (Supplement Fintech Special Focus 2018)

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Banken an der Schnittstelle des (Kunden-)Datenschutzes
Peyer Martin,

15. Zürcher Tagung zu Entwicklungen im Finanzmarktrecht, Zürich, 5. Juni 2018

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Civil attachment of aircraft
Conrad Hari Aurélie / Garbarski Andrew Michael,

IFLR Magazine June 2018

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