Teuwsen Nora
Partner

Nora Teuwsen

Restructured the department to be more effective and a business enabler.

Legal 500 2018

Is always alert and has the talent to get the right people in the right position.

Legal 500 2018

Shaped the legal department and made a highly motivated team out of the individuals.

Legal 500 2018

Restructured the department to be more effective and a business enabler.

Legal 500 2018

Is always alert and has the talent to get the right people in the right position.

Legal 500 2018

About

As partner of Bär & Karrer Nora focuses on organizational and strategy consulting for legal and compliance departments. With her team, she supports the implementation of appropriate measures and supports projects in all legal management topics. In particular, she and her team focus on the textual and visual simplification of legal documents, with special attention to client needs.

As former Group General Counsel of Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), Nora has broad experience in organizing and managing in-house departments and has repeatedly been awarded in international rankings.

She regularly lectures in Switzerland and abroad on various topics of legal management. Nora Teuwsen is a member of the Management Committee of the Institute of Law and Legal Practice at the University of St. Gallen, and on the Board of the foundation "Menschen für Menschen".

LanguagesGerman, English, French
Curriculum
  • Partner at Bär & Karrer (since 2020)
  • Co-Chair Host Committee Global Summit of Women CH (2018-2019)
  • Harvard Business School Leadership for Senior Executives (2018)
  • Member of the Board of Directors AKEB (2017-2019)
  • Group General Counsel / Head Legal & Compliance SBB (2013-2019)
  • Executive Assignment: NOKIA, Stuttgart, London, Mailand, Espoo (2017)
  • INSEAD: Negotiations Dynamics Programme (2015)
  • Head Legal & Procurement SBB Real Estate (2007-2013)
  • University of St. Gallen: Executive Master of European and International Business Law (M.B.L.) (2007)
  • Deputy Head Legal & Procurement SBB Real Estate (2006)
  • Legal Counsel SBB Infrastructure (2004-2005)
  • Associate at a Law Firm (2003-2004)
  • Legal Secretary District Court Zürich (2001-2002)
  • Junior Lawyer District Court Zurich (2000-2001)
Memberships and Public Offices
  • Mont-Blanc Circle
  • International Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • HSG Alumni Association
  • Member of the Management Committee of the Institute of Law and Legal Practice at the University of St. Gallen
  • Member of the Board of the foundation "Menschen für Menschen"
Admission

All Swiss Courts

Contact

Nora Teuwsen
P: +41 58 261 56 75
F: +41 58 261 50 01
nora.teuwsen@baerkarrer.ch

Bär & Karrer Ltd.
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8002 Zurich
Switzerland

Assistant
Kimberly Rossel
P: +41 58 261 53 93
F: +41 58 261 50 01
kimberly.rossel@baerkarrer.ch