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 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 6 May 2019

BianchiSchwald SOLA team 2019

The BianchiSchwald SOLA team has demonstrated impressively that we are not only professionally excellent, but also great from a sportive standpoint. It has reached the outstanding 315 place (out of 1000).

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news 3 May 2019

New rankings 2019 Top Anwaltskanzleien (Bilanz) and Supplément avocats (Le Temps)

The latest 2019 edition of Bilanz’ and Le Temps' supplements dedicated to the best law firms in Switzerland recommend BianchiSchwald in not less than 12 practice areas (General contract law, Labour law (employer side), Compliance, Energy and environmental law, Mergers and acquisitions, Corporate law, Intellectual property rights, Media law, Public procurement law, Private equity and venture capital, Litigation and procedural law, Restructuring and insolvency law), consolidating its reputation among top law firms of the country. This year’s issues also include an interview with our partner Hans-Peter Schwald on strategic concerns regarding the size of law firms.

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news 30 April 2019

Latest contribution of Thomas Goossens and Stéphanie Chuffart-Finsterwald in L’AGEFI

Within the AGEFI’s monthly Supplément “Indices”, Thomas Goossens and Stéphanie Chuffart-Finsterwald present the “Cloud Banking” Guidelines published by the Swiss Bankers Association.

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P.O. Box 5839
1211 Geneva 11, Switzerland

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3000 Bern 15, Switzerland

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