17 avril 2023 I Corporate News

Claudia Götz Staehelin and Oliver M. Brupbacher Join Bär & Karrer

Bär & Karrer is pleased to announce that Dr. Claudia Götz Staehelin and Dr. Oliver M. Brupbacher will join the firm as Partners. Claudia and Oliver will substantially reinforce the capabilities in our Basel Office and of Bär & Karrer at large. We are convinced that we will be able to significantly increase our footprint in both the Internal Investigation field and in a key industry, the Life Sciences and Healthcare sector. Associates Djamila Batache and Marlen Schultze will be joining the firm alongside them.

Claudia Götz Staehelin specialises in internal investigations and assists companies in crisis management. She advises and represents her clients in the areas of Dispute Resolution, White Collar Crime, Pharma Regulatory and Compliance. Based on her experience as former Head of Litigation at Novartis, Claudia regularly supports companies with multi-jurisdictional projects requiring innovative thinking. She has extensive international experience in Litigation and Investigation risk assessment, and in assisting clients with strategic decision-making. Claudia is listed by the most respected international legal directories as one of Switzerland's leading business lawyers in the areas of Life Sciences and White Collar Crime/Investigations.

Oliver M. Brupbacher advises and represents national and multinational clients, in particular from the Healthcare and Life Sciences sectors, in the areas of Dispute Resolution, Regulatory and Compliance, as well as Data and Digital. He specializes in Internal Investigations, Crisis Management and Litigation, large-scale cross-border proceedings and mutual legal assistance, as well as high-profile regulatory matters, data protection and information governance. As a former Senior Litigation Counsel, Global Product Lawyer and Head of Global Discovery at Novartis, Oliver combines deep expertise in his areas of practice with an intimate understanding of the industry and of clients’ needs at all organisational levels, in both a domestic and international context.

Senior partner Susanne Schreiber comments: "We are so excited about Claudia and Oliver joining our firm. Together with their team, they will bolster Bär & Karrer's Internal Investigations as well as Life Sciences and Healthcare capabilities and strengthen our Basel office."