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Professionalism and quality

SwissLegal Group lawyers and experts provide services in legal consultancy and representation mainly in matters of commercial and tax law. Their goal is to provide high quality services. SwissLegal specialists’ strong point is their ability to apply solutions which may seem unconventional but result in the most efficient allocation of resources. SwissLegal specialists are experienced, quality-conscious, result-driven, independent and discreet.

Our SwissLegal offices regularly exchange professional knowledge. Depending on the specific mandate, teams of specialists can be formed across the group in order to provide the highest possible level of advice.

The SwissLegal specialists constantly update and improve their knowledge in their respective practice areas. Some of them are active in legal education and regularly contribute to legal publications. Further, SwissLegal is at the source of current teaching and research with law professors Prof. Dr. iur. David Dürr and Prof. Dr. iur. Andreas Kellerhals and various lecturers at universities and colleges of higher education. With that, SwissLegal is at the source of current research and therefore offers a valuable link between doctrine and practice.

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Professionalism and quality

Our group structure

Structure and organisation of the group

The SwissLegal Group was formed in 2004 as an association of independent law firms. At present there are firms in Basel, Berne, Chur, Fribourg, Geneva, Lausanne, Meggen (Lucerne), Neuchâtel, Olten, Päffikon (Schwyz), St. Gallen, Zug and Zürich. Further places are being planned, particularly in the Canton of Ticino and Valais.

Professionalism, a decentralized structure and consistent quality management make the SwissLegal entities reliable and knowledgable partners in all matters of commercial, tax and property law. Please note: Like only a few law firms in Switzerland, the offices in Basel, Bern, Pfäffikon and Zurich are ISO-certified.

The group structure combines local efficiency and personal confidentiality on the one hand with broad professional competence and experience of about 90 professionals throughout Switzerland on the other hand. Exchange of Know How within the group and coordination of quality and reputation standards are organized by a separate legal entity named SwissLegal Ltd. (AG, SA) with registered office in the Canton of Zug.

Mandates are always concluded between the client and the local law firm. Depending on the organizational form of the respective law firm, the mandate is concluded either directly with the lead law firm or with the heads of the mandate. No contract is concluded between the client and SwissLegal Ltd or between the client and another law firm in the group.

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Our clients are in a contractual relationship exclusively with the local firm handling their case.

Preferred Partners

Lexavoué - Société d'avocats

Located in 23 jurisdictions of the Courts of Appeal, Lexavoué lawyers have a thorough knowledge of local case law. Lexavoué assists both companies and individuals, providing them with advice and support in litigation matters. They assist institutional clients in the management of their multiple disputes by offering them the possibility of having a single point of entry within Lexavoué. Thanks to their partnership with bailiffs, they accompany their clients from the summons to enforcement.

Last but not least, Lexavoué lawyers have been formed and have developed a practice of amicable dispute resolution methods (collaborative law, participative procedure, mediation, conciliation). From the initial contact to the life of the case, they analyze the needs and provide their clients with the strength of a nationally established group.

Lexavoué

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP

A law firm in Albany, New York, whose practice is broad-based and always open to new ideas and approaches. According to WOH, this is a fundamental factor to be able to treat and solve increasing complexity of legal issues in a growing number of legal areas. Particularly because certain facts and circumstances can change in the course of time, creativity as well as professional training of our lawyers are mandatory requirements in order to cope with the aforementioned development.

In order to provide clients with sound advice in complex matters, WOH specifically relies on colleagues from different areas of expertise who can take into account as many facets of a situation as possible. Several hundred clients of the so-called FORTUNE 500 companies, government agencies and numerous SMEs already use the services of WOH - most of them already as loyal, long-standing clients.

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP

WINCON-Junyichen Law Group

Since its founding in 1995, Wincon Law Firm ("Wincon") has become a nationally and internationally recognized, reputable law firm over the past 20+ years. It currently owns offices in Qingdao, Beijing, Seoul, Sydney, Washington, as well as throughout Shandong Province, and enjoys a reputation as a pragmatic, solution-oriented law firm with a broad range of industry-specific expertise. With its team of over 200 lawyers and industry experts around the world, it provides clients with both local and international services.

Wincon has received numerous national and international awards during the course of her practice and is an officially recognized partner for organizations such as Chambers and Partners and Asian Legal Business.

WINCON-Junyichen Law Group
Preferred Partners