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 and seminars. Furthermore, our associates gain specific knowledge in the fields of law and business management at our Bär & Karrer College.


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

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OECD BEPS - the Swiss position
Suter Christoph / Schreiber Susanne,

in: International Tax Review, Tax Reference Library No 119, Switzerland 6th edition

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Fintech outlook 2018
Flühmann Daniel / Hsu Peter,

IFLR Magazine March 2018

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Swiss Financial Regulator FINMA Releases Regulatory Guidelines for Initial Coin Offerings (ICO)
Flühmann Daniel / Stupp Eric / Hsu Peter / Bahar Rashid / Peyer Martin,

Bär & Karrer Briefing February 2018

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