Working for Bär & Karrer


We strive to create an environment for our employees, which consistently motivates them to go the extra mile for our clients. This includes a modern infrastructure and a short decision-making processes. Our collaborative working environment makes us open minded towards proposals and suggestions on how to improve. We support our employees in achieving professional goals and at the same time provide opportunities to balance through a range of social and sporting activities. There are many reasons to choose Bär & Karrer as an employer. We have set out just a few of these below.


Sectors and practice areas »

With four central locations in Switzerland, we are right at the heart of the Swiss economy. We support our clients in comprehensive legal matters, whether in complex transactions or in procedures. We work across teams with a focus on financial services, life sciences, technology, energy, real estate, media, entertainment & sports, and the transportation and logistics sectors.


Company culture »

The working environment at Bär & Karrer is open, helpful and cooperative. Our employees have many years of experience in their respective area of expertise and are passionate about the work they do. Where talent, experience, respect and enthusiasm come together, much can be achieved as a team. We value commitment and encourage our employees to question processes and suggest ways to do things even better. Reacting openly to new proposals and suggestions helps to build a keen sense of involvement. We encourage open information exchange and promote team spirit through targeted forums as well as sporting and social events.


Conditions of employment »

We view payment in the sense of the total compensation and offer attractive additional benefits to our employees. Fair and performance based compensation is therefore the focus. A range of internal services including cafeteria and laundry aim to make your typical working day more efficient and comfortable.


Personal development »

For us, training and further education is an important feature that sets us apart from other competitors in the market. This includes internal events as well as specialist lectures, seminars and a comprehensive know-how database. Furthermore, our associates gain specific knowledge in the fields of law, business administration & economics and soft skills at our Bär & Karrer College. We designed this extraordinary educational program in cooperation with the University of St. Gallen.


Sport and health »

We want to provide our clients with the best performance. That is why we support our employees to stay in shape through access to fitness courses and our own internal gym. To maintain and develop close working relationships, we are also pleased to offer an active social programme.



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Deals & Cases

Bär & Karrer Advises Cowen on the Acquisition of Quarton Group more »
Bär & Karrer Advises the Banking Syndicate in the Rights Offering of ARYZTA more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Credit Suisse on the ECA Financing and Collateral Structure for the Ankara - Nidge Highway Project in Turkey more »


Post-M&A-Schiedsverfahren: Recht und Rechtsfindung jenseits gesetzlichen Rechts?
Pfiffner Nadine,

in: SchiedsVZ 2017, 256-258

Cross-border mergers after Brexit with Switzerland
Neeracher Christoph / Kaufmann Beda / Annasohn Raphael,

Thomson Reuters Practical Law, Global Guide 2018

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Art. 406a - 406h OR
Pfiffner Nadine / Joost Marc,

in: Handkommentar zum Schweizer Privatrecht (ZGB und OR mit KKG, PauRG, FusG, IPRG und UWG), Amstutz Marc/Breitschmid Peter/ Furrer Andreas/Girsberger Daniel/Huguenin Claire/Müller-Chen Markus/Roberto Vito/Rumo-Jungo Alexandra/Schnyder Anton K./Trüeb Hans Rudolf (Hrsg.), 3. Aufl., Zürich/Basel/Genf 2016