Employment, Pensions and Immigration

The employment team of BianchiSchwald is renowned for its dynamic, knowledgeable and pragmatic approach to advising clients and representing them in courts. It assists large and medium-sized companies as well as educational institutions, state and local governments, health care institutions, not-for-profit organizations and senior executives. The team works  closely with other lawyers in the firm specialized in corporate law, tax, data protection and intellectual property. Its understanding of the various social security systems and its trusted international network allows the team to efficiently handle all types of cross border assignments. Our relationships with employment and immigration authorities are key to delivering the best services to our clients.



  • Drafting of employment contracts, internal rules and regulations;
  • Advising on all aspects of social security;
  • Dealing with executive compensation schemes, including stock-option plans;
  • Assisting clients with cross border employee transfers to Switzerland;
  • Obtaining Swiss work permits for foreign nationals;
  • Representing employers and employees in judicial and arbitration proceedings;
  • Advising corporations in the context of business transfers involving employees;
  • Representing clients in discrimination cases;
  • Advising companies on pension plans.

Main contacts

Head of practice group