Legal 500 2021 Europe, Middle East & Africa
Froriep has been recommended as a leading firm for both French and German-speaking Switzerland. The following practice areas and lawyers are recommended for Switzerland:

  • Banking and finance: Geneva (Dmitry Pentsov, Jean-Luc Herbez, Jérôme de Montmollin)
  • Banking and finance: Zurich (Catrina Luchsinger, Dunja Koch, Jérôme Pidoux)
  • Commercial, corporate and M&A (Catrina Luchsinger, Huber Orso Gilliéron, Julie Wynne, Dmitry Pentsov, L. Mattias Johnson)
  • Data privacy and data protection (Nicola Benz, Ronald Kogens, Cornelia Mattig)
  • Dispute resolution: Arbitration (Jean Marguerat, Dmitry A. Pentsov, Jean-Marie Vulliemin)
  • Dispute resolution: Litigation (Alain Gros, Jean Marguerat, Marcel Steinegger, Lucien Valloni)
  • Fintech (Catrina Luchsinger, Ronald Kogens)
  • Insolvency and corporate recovery (Sabina Schellenberg, Marcel Steinegger, Yannik Hässig)
  • Intellectual property (Nicola Benz, James Merz)
  • Private client (Julie Wynne, Dmitry Pentsov, Oliver Arter)
  • Real estate and construction (Catrina Luchsinger, Benjamin Dürig, Romina Brogini)
  • Sports law (Lucien Valloni)
  • Tax (Marcel Jung, Dimitri Rotter, Julie Wynne)
  • TMT (Nicola Benz, Ronald Kogens)
  • Transport (Dunja Koch)

Chambers Europe 2021
Banking & Finance
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

Nicola Benz: TMT (technology, media & telecom industry ) and IP
Jean Marguerat: dispute resolution as arbitration counsel
Lucien W. Valloni: sport law
Jean Marguerat: sport law
Sabina Schellenberg: restructuring/insolvency

Chambers Global 2021
Arbitration
Banking & Finance
Banking & Finance Foreign Expertise based abroad in UK
Investment Funds Foreign Expertise based abroad in UK

Dunja Koch: Banking & Finance (Switzerland) and Investment Funds (Switzerland)
Jean Marguerat: Arbitration Counsel (Switzerland)
Jean-Marie Vulliemin: Arbitration (Switzerland) and Dispute Resolution (Spain)

Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2020
Julie Wynne: Art and Cultural Property Law, Private Wealth Law
Oliver Arter: Private Wealth Law
Bruno Boesch: Art and Cultural Property Law (Expertise based abroad in the UK)

IFLR1000 2021
Partner Catrina Luchsinger Gähwiler has been especially mentioned as a “Highly Regarded” leading lawyer in the practice areas of Financial Services Regulatory as well as M&A. Regarded as a specialist in financial market law and corporate law, Catrina has received this special recognition for her advice to banks, asset managers and investment funds on regulatory issues and contractual aspects relating to the financial market industry.

Partner Dunja Koch has been also mentioned as a “Highly Regarded” leading lawyer in the practice areas of Banking and Asset finance. Dunja has expertise in all aspects of corporate and finance law, advising mainly UK and US clients with regard to Switzerland. She regularly works in all types of banking & finance transactions, as well as regulatory matters, where she advises asset managers, funds, securities dealers and other financial institutions in relation to their cross-border activities in Switzerland.

Partner Felix Mathis has been mentioned as a “Notable Practitioner ” in the practice Area M&A. Felix advises domestic and international clients in a broad range of industries, with a strong focus on M&A and commercial litigation. He is also active as an aviation lawyer and accompagnied successfully Swiss start-ups up to the unicorn level.

IFLR 1000 Women Leaders 2021
Dunja Koch has been named as one of the IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2020. She has received this ranking as a result of her outstanding work as a transactional expert. Dunja Koch regularly advises clients on corporate and M&A deals, various leveraged and acquisition finance transactions, as well as project, commodity, and asset finance matters.

Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Switzerland 2020
Who’s Who Legal  has nominated Nicola Benz as “Thought Leader – Data 2020, as well as for Trademarks” and Isabelle Romy as “Thought Leader – Envrionment 2020”.

Who’s Who Legal National Leaders (Switzerland) 2020
After a rigorous and independent research process, WWL has determined that several Froriep lawyers qualify to be highlighted as experts in their respective practice areas.

Jean Marguerat and Jean–Marie Vulliemin have been ranked for the practice area “Arbitration”, Oliver Arter and Eric Haymann for “Private Client”. Lucien Valloni is ranked in “Sports and Entertainment”, Nicola Benz for “Media, Technology & Telecommunications” and “Trademarks”, and Felix Mathis for “Transport”.

Who’s Who Legal Global Leaders 2020
Jean Marguerat is listed for Arbitration with other leading arbitration practitioners worldwide. Nicola Benz is listed for Data Privacy & Protection, Data Security, Information & Technology, Telecoms & Media and Oliver Arter for Private Client.

Best Lawyers in Switzerland 2020
Three Froriep Lawyers have been recognised in The Best Lawyers in Switzerland 2020 edition.

Dr. Catrina Luchsinger Gähwiler for Banking and Finance Law and Capital Markets Law
Nicola Benz for Telecommunications Law, Technology Law, Media and Copyright Law and IP
Oliver Arter for Wealth Management

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