The law firm of choice for entrepreneurs

BIANCHISCHWALD – the hallmark of personal service and excellence. Our established and highly reputable lawyers have many years of experience between them and demonstrate a passionate enthusiasm when it comes to handling your affairs. We act as your trusted partner, leveraging the pooled know-how of our network to deliver competent and solution-driven legal advice. While our expertise resides, first and foremost, in law, we never fail to retain an overview of the business and commercial aspects of any mandate. Many of our attorneys also have the requisite corporate background. From our offices in Geneva, Zurich, Lausanne and Bern we put together expert teams tailored to meet your specific individual requirements. Our long-standing client-base includes entrepreneurs and innovative SMEs as well as stock market-quoted companies and international concerns. Each and every one of our partners and associates has a common goal: the provision of integrated and innovative solutions for our clients. For you.


Your vision is our focus

When enthusiasm is coupled with experience, the result is excellence.

At BianchiSchwald, we bundle the expertise of accredited law practitioners from all of our offices, thereby placing the sum of their compre¬hensive legal know-how at your disposal. Together, we work passionately towards a single goal: your success.


Personal support as a key to success

With 17 partners and some 50 lawyers and legal professionals, BianchiSchwald is well-positioned to deliver outstanding legal advice at local, national and international levels. With our combined wealth of experience, passion and personal commitment, we strive to ensure the success of our clients.

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news 18 June 2020

Applying the arm’s length principle to group synergies

Sébastien Maury published an article in the IBFD International Price Transfer Journal analyzing the possibility to apply the arm’s length principle to group synergies, knowing that these notions are supposedly antagonistic.

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news 11 May 2020

Jean-Marc Carnicé elected as full member of the High Council of the Judiciary

Partner Jean-Marc Carnicé, former Chairman of the Geneva Bar, has been elected full member of the High Council of the Judiciary for three years along with Jean-François Ducrest. In order to complete the renewal of the High Council of the Judiciary, the Council of State will appoint three full members and one deputy member in the upcoming weeks.

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news 6 May 2020

New rankings 2020 Top Anwaltskanzleien (Bilanz) and Supplément avocats (Le Temps)

The latest 2020 edition of Bilanz’ and Le Temps' supplements dedicated to the best law firms in Switzerland recommend BianchiSchwald in 9 practice areas (General contract law, Labour law (employer side), Regulatory compliance, Mergers and acquisitions, Corporate law, Intellectual property rights, Media law, Private equity and venture capital, Restructuring and insolvency law), consolidating its reputation among top law firms of the country.

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