25 September 2013 I Corporate News

Daniel Hochstrasser Assumes Office as Senior Partner of the Firm

Daniel Hochstrasser assumes office as Senior Partner of the Swiss law firm Bär & Karrer. He succeeds Felix Ehrat who will leave the firm to become General Counsel of the pharmaceutical company Novartis. Daniel Hochstrasser has been with Bär & Karrer since 1993 and is widely recognized as one of the leading litigation and arbitration lawyers in Switzerland. He had already been a member of the management board of the firm from 2000 to 2006. Commenting on his new position, Daniel said: "I am excited to drive the firm forward and to reinforce the firm's reputation for first class legal advice. Bär & Karrer has an excellent position in the Swiss market, and together with my fellow board members and my partners, I am convinced that we will be able to build on our strengths."