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

     

    The Legal 500 2015

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "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

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    Client in 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

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2012

  • "Well-regarded practice."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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Deals & Cases

05.02.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises Höganäs on the Acquisition of Alvier PM-Technology more »
07.12.2017
Bär & Karrer Advises the Sellers of AWK Group more »
16.10.2017
Bär & Karrer Advises Cembra on the Acquisition of EFL Autoleasing more »
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Publications

Switzerland: The Legal Landscape
Conrad Hari Aurélie / Schreiber Susanne / Schott Markus / Balzan Marie-Christine,

Getting the Deal Through 2018

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Lease of Personnel and Outsourcing within a Group of Companies
Hsu Peter / Stoltz Thomas / Schott Markus / Widmer Laura / Lerch Marina,

Bär & Karrer Briefing August 2017

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Total Revision of the Swiss Citizenship Act – Naturalisation is only possible with a C-residence Permit
Stoltz Thomas,

Bär & Karrer Briefing July 2017

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Speaking Engagements

Empirisches zur Umsetzung der VegüV
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(Veranstalter: 3. GesKR Tagung), 23. Oktober 2014, Zürich 

Vergütungen von Organpersonen bei börsenkotierten Gesellschaften – ein Praxisbericht
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(Veranstalter: ZAV-Fachgruppe Handelsrecht), 21. Oktober 2014, Zürich

 

Ausübung der Stimmrechte: Untaugliche „Abzocker“-Verordnung des Bundesrates für Pensionskassen?
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(Podiumsdebatte), (Veranstalter: Pensionskassenforum), 15. Mai 2015, Zürich

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