The new national law firm

BIANCHISCHWALD combines the well-established experience and recognised expertise of two reputable law firms, each with its own successful history as a trusted advisor. We created an integrated One Firm approach driven by a culture of cooperation among all our legal experts. With offices in Geneva, Zurich, Lausanne and Bern, BianchiSchwald brings together expert teams tailored to the needs of our clients with backgrounds in diverse industry sectors – from the innovative entrepreneur to the listed international group. Our 12 partners and some 50 legal professionals strive to achieve one common goal: the success of our clients.


Your vision is our focus

BianchiSchwald is a full-service business law firm. Our advisory focus is on complex legal and tax issues in all fields of law.

Our attorneys provide comprehensive business law advice and representation in court or arbitration proceedings. We combine our know-how to deliver tailor-made legal solutions, always putting our clients first.


Personal support as a key to success

With 14 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 12 October 2018

Tech M&A Conference in Geneva – October 16th

After two seminars in June, Corum and BianchiSchwald continue their fruitful cooperation coorganising a new seminar on the latest Tech M&A market trends in Geneva. During this presentation, especially designed for IT and related technology companies, our experts will provide an overview of the M&A market trends and will present the important aspects to take into account when running an M&A process.

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news 28 September 2018

Yves de Coulon’s participation at "Sprint de l’Immobilier"

On September 27th 2018, partner Yves de Coulon, head of the firm real estate practice group, was one of the speakers at “Sprint de l’Immobilier”, a traditional training seminars organised by CGI conseils to enable the members of the Geneva real estate community to get informed on the latest news and remaining at the forefront of real estate expertise. CGI Conseils is an association that offers various assistance and information services in the real estate industry by high-end specialists in this field. In this special event, Yves de Coulon presented and commented a Federal Tribunal decision (4A_391/2017) on conventional termination of a farm lease agreement.

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news 20 September 2018

Joint Ventures. Selected legal considerations for long-term partnerships

Subsequent to our successful evening seminar on joint ventures held in August 2018, Thomas Schmid (Head Corporate and M&A) and Stefan Scherrer (Managing Associate) have published a paper with selected legal considerations on the topic in GesKR, a leading publication in corporate and capital markets law in Switzerland.

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