Constantly evolving trends and inevitable cycles drive the industrial sector.

Industrial and manufacturing enterprises and entrepreneurs are a cornerstone of the Swiss economy. For many players, the number of economic interactions is tied to developments within the industrial sector as well as to the ups and downs of global macroeconomic conditions.

We provide our clients with integrated, coordinated and efficiently structured advice in a variety of legal disciplines, combined with a solid understanding of their economic interactions. This requires a business minded approach backed up by a true and thorough interest in and understanding of the individual business segment of each enterprise.

Business minded, coordinated solutions

Our specialised practice teams offer a variety of services in the area of M&A, financial transactions, corporate and contract law, competition, intellectual property, employment, tax, regulatory and dispute resolution, all of them tailored to the specific needs and offered as one combined service offering. We are used to dealing with cross-border issues that are an integral part of global business activities.

Tailor made, bespoke advice

We align our specialist teams depending on the specific needs of our industrial clients, to offer coordinated, business minded and efficient solutions. We combine the skills in the relevant practice areas with our experience at corporate board level. In addition to providing specialised legal advice, we assist our clients in efficiently managing the interaction between in-house and outside teams.

General areas of the Bär & Karrer Industrials sector include:

  • Depth of advice on corporate and contract matters
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Financing
  • Competition, intellectual property
  • Employment related matters
  • Tax and regulatory advice
  • Dispute resolution (arbitration, litigation)
  • Cross-border legal advice

Very good knowledge of the automotive business.

Legal 500 2021

Very good knowledge of the automotive business.

Legal 500 2021

Very good knowledge of the automotive business.

Legal 500 2021

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