Dr. Mark Montanari

Attorney at Law, Counsel

Bellerivestrasse 201
CH-8034 Zurich
T +41 44 386 60 00
D +41 44 386 61 09
M +41 79 391 80 67
F +41 44 383 60 50


Mark Montanari’s practice focuses on capital and financial markets, corporate law, start-ups as well as M&A and financing transactions. He regularly advises international and domestic clients in these fields, including public takeover and stock exchange laws and regulations.

Mark Montanari joined our firm in 2010 and became counsel in 2017. Prior to that, he worked as a clerk at the District Court Emmental-Oberaargau and with a business law firm in Berne. Thereafter he worked as research and teaching assistant at the University of Berne (Institute of Business Law).


Education & Admission

University of Berne (PhD)
Admitted to the Bar (2008)
University of Berne (MLaw


Swiss Bar Association
Zurich Bar Association
International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)





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