• "The lawyers are very responsive, understand the respective legislation and advise us correctly."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "They are very well organised."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2018

  • "Excellent and to the point. "

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2018

  • "Known for handling major M&A and business transfer projects, including mass dismissals and other human resources aspects."

     

    The Legal 500 2015

  • "The team is business-minded, responsive and very capable."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Regularly handles major M&A transactions and business transfer projects, including mass dismissals, migration issues and other human resources aspects."

     

    Legal 500 2016

  • "Swiss-wide practice active in Zürich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug."

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Well-regarded practice."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "The firm draws on expertise from its litigation, corporate and tax departments to cover the full range of labour law issues."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "Highly recommended for its experience in advising international clients on their Swiss employment issues."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "I value the team's advice highly."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Strong links to the firm's banking and finance and M&A departments, with experience of mass dismissals."

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "They had an excellent understanding of our needs."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2018

  • "This firm provides high level of employment advice."

     

    Chambers Europe 2012

 

 

 

Employment & Migration

 

We advise corporate clients and high-level management employees on all matters relating to employment relationships and, in collaboration with our tax and social security teams, with regard to all employment related tax and social security aspects.

 

Our specialized and well-experienced team assists our clients with regard to all administrative and legal aspects of work and residence permit applications related to international recruitments.

 

  • Preparing and advising on standard and tailor made employment contracts
  • Incentive and employee participation plans
  • Bonus schemes
  • Maternity/paternity queries
  • Individual and mass dismissals
  • Social security
  • Tax advice
  • Immigration (work and residence permits)
  • Employment law mediation and litigation
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Discrimination issues
  • Whistleblowing issues
  • Data protection compliance (national and international)
  • Work place safety standards
  • Staff handbooks/policies/procedures
  • HR issues in M&A and private equity transactions
  • HR issues in insolvencies

 

 

 

Zurich

Laura Widmer

Counsel

Geneva

Zug

Team Leaders


 

Team Members

Sébastien Aubert

Junior Associate

Amira Benhamza

Junior Associate

Dr. Lukas Brugger

Junior Associate

Lukas Bründler

Associate

Cinzia Catelli

Associate

Gaëlle Diserens

Junior Associate

Daniel Gabrieli

Associate

Sandro Gaggini

Associate

Benjamin Grunwald

Junior Associate

Cécile Gurtner

Junior Associate

Grégory Pauli

Associate

Alexandra Rayroux

Junior Associate

Michael Rohrer

Associate

Yves Suter

Associate

Fanny Sutter

Associate

Vera Waldburger

Junior Associate

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Deals & Cases

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Publications

Wage Equality Analysis Requirements under the revised Swiss Gender Equality Act
Widmer Laura / Sutter Fanny,

Bär & Karrer Briefing March 2020

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Übersicht über die wichtigsten Neuerungen in der Wegleitung über den massgebenden Lohn in der AHV, IV und EO (WML)
Bloch-Riemer Ruth / Schwarz Angelica M.,

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Brexit and Swiss Migration Law: Existing rights protected by a bilateral agreement between Switzerland and the UK
Stoltz Thomas / Fuchs-Hodel Anja / Mancosu Frédéric,

Bär & Karrer Briefing March 2019

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Speaking Engagements

Compensation in the context of M&A: key issues and how to avoid the pitfalls
Stoltz Thomas / Bloch-Riemer Ruth / Raun Daniel,

Event with ACC Association of Corporate Counsel, 15 January 2020, Zurich

GmbH-Geschäftsführung 2018
Stoltz Thomas / Bader Daniel,

Rechte und Pflichten kennen, Haftungsrisiken vermeiden, Risikomanagement entwickeln, 30. Oktober 2018, Zürich-Flughafen

Empirisches zur Umsetzung der VegüV
Spillmann Till / von Büren Ivo,

(Veranstalter: 3. GesKR Tagung), 23. Oktober 2014, Zürich 

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