27 March 2024 I Corporate News

Legal 500 Ranks Bär & Karrer Tier 1 in 15 Practice Areas

Bär & Karrer has once again solidified its position as one of Switzerland’s leading law firms, gaining top tier rankings across multiple practice areas in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA.

The firm was ranked Tier 1 in the following areas:

  • Banking & Finance Zurich
  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution – Arbitration
  • Dispute Resolution – Litigation
  • Employment
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • Insurance
  • Private Clients
  • Public Law
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Sports Law
  • Tax
  • Italian-speaking Switzerland
  • Fintech
  • Regulatory, Compliance, and Investigations

A total of 74 of the firm’s lawyers were recognized in The Legal 500 EMEA 2024 rankings for their outstanding contributions in their respective practice areas. In the individual rankings, 12 lawyers were recognized in the Hall of Fame, alongside 15 as Leading Lawyers, 7 as Next Generation Partners, and 8 as Rising Stars.

We are proud to share that Michele Bernasconi (Sports Law), Peter Hsu (Insurance), Susanne Schreiber (Tax), and Eric Stupp (Regulatory, Compliance, and Investigations) have been newly acknowledged in the “Hall of Fame” category. Twelve of our lawyers were recognized in this category, which is reserved for lawyers who have been named as Leading Lawyers for several consecutive years.

Making their debut as Leading Lawyers in their respective practices are Daniel Bader (Tax), Cédric Chapuis (Banking and Finance, Geneva), Daniel Leu (Private Clients), Ralph Malacrida (Banking and Finance, Zurich), Philippe Seiler (Commercial, Corporate and M&A), Markus Schott (Public Law), Claudia Götz Staehelin (Regulatory, Compliance, and Investigations), and Thomas Stoltz (Employment).

Lawyers Joel Fischer (Regulatory, Compliance, and Investigations) and Christian Kunz (TMT) were newly recognized as Next Generation Partners while Tiffany Ender (Fintech), Emanuel Cortada (Sports Law), Basil Kupferschmied (Sports Law), Raphael Wyss (Public Law), and Gadi Winter (Regulatory, Compliance, and Investigations) were introduced as Rising Stars.

The Legal 500 is an independent research firm that provides detailed rankings of the world's leading law firms and lawyers. The rankings are based on in-depth research by an experienced team of analysts and client feedback.