Legalcommunity Awards Switzerland 2022

The Legalcommunity Switzerland Awards is the event celebrating in-house & private practice lawyers in Switzerland.

LEGALCOMMUNITY AWARDS SWITZERLAND

5th Edition

ART. 1 – Promoter, purpose and period of validity:

It is an initiative promoted by LC Publishing Group, (legalcommunity.ch), with the purpose, among other things, of stimulating competitiveness amongst law firms and lawyers, in house lawyers and inhouse teams, focus on different practice and industry area and recognize the excellence of the private practice and in-house lawyers, firms and in-house teams.

The Initiative is governed by the rules indicated below.

ART. 2 – Rules for participation and selection: participation in the Initiative is reserved for lawyers in private practice / law firms and in-house lawyers/in-house lawyer teams:

  • Working in Switzerland;
  • Working on the Swiss Market from abroad.

Candidates will be preliminarily identified through submission forms (the deadline for entry submissions is February 4), together with a research process carried out by legalcommunity.ch research team. References from clients and peer will be very valuable. Finalists could be included in one or more categories.

A list of finalist for each category will be published as a result of the intelligence process on March 4. The Jury members will be the only ones responsible for the final assessment.


PHASES TO SELECT THE FINALISTS

  1. First phase: All submissions received will be examined by a legalcommunity.ch research team. The submission form should focus mainly on the main matters carried out during last 12 months. If any information on the submission is confidential, please indicate so. However, any information provided will not be disclosed without the prior authorization of the firm or lawyer, or in-house team or in-house lawyer..

During the market research, both data provided by the law firms, lawyers, in-house team and in-house lawyer in the submissions and the information gathered by the market as a result of the intelligence process will be taken into consideration.

  1. Second phase: Jury voting / Winner selection
    The winners per category will be selected by the Jury and announced on the Gala night.

Legalcommunity.ch will convene a jury that will be comprised of a selected group of people from the Legalcommunity.ch newsroom and a representative from ACC Europe with a good understanding of the sector as a representation of the market.

The winners will be determined by the votes of the jury.

ART. 3 – Communication of the finalists and winners: the list of finalists for each of categories will be published on the legalcommunity.ch website on March 4. However, the winners will be announced during the gala that will take place in the city of Zurich on 5 May 2022 (the location of the event will be indicated on our website).

ART. 4 – Award ceremony: Winners will be announced for each of the categories during the Gala ceremony. The award will not have a financial value, since it is a public recognition of purely symbolic nature. The award will be given to the best finalist by category, who will have to personally attend the Gala and collect it.

For the purpose of collecting the prize, the presence of the winner for the individual categories and/or at least one management representative of the winning team will be mandatory. In case of not being present at the ceremony, it will be considered as a waiver and will be passed to the second best scored.

Legalcommunity.ch authorizes the finalists and winners to use the image rights linked to the “Legalcommunity Awards – Switzerland – 2021 edition”.

 

 

Ask the submission form to suzan.taha@lcpublishinggroup.it or download the submission form here

To participate to the event please send an email to chiara.seghi@lcpublishinggroup.it

For more information about the event send an email to francesca.vistarini@lcpublishinggroup.it

Sono online i finalisti dei Legalcommunity Switzerland Awards 2022.

L’evento celebra le eccellenze del mercato legale svizzero (sia studi legali, che in-house). Clicca qui per consultare le liste.

Lawyer of the Year

Tino Gaberthüel – Lenz & Staehelin
A highly respected professional, who demonstrates exceptional managerial skills in his current role as Lenz & Staehelin’s Head of Corporate and M&A practice group.

Law Firm of the Year

Bär & Karrer
One of the most reputable firms in Switzerland that includes highly skilled and distinguished teams and individuals. The market says: “The assistance offered goes beyond mere legal advice and always knows how to anticipate the needs of customers with cutting-edge services and products”

Lawyer of the Year – Banking & Finance

Eric Stupp – Bär & Karrer
Accredited professional, authoritative and highly respected by clients and counter-parties. He is undoubtedly one of the leading Swiss banking experts.

Law Firm of the Year – Banking & Finance

Niederer Kraft Frey
A full service team who is highly regarded for their expertise in banking & financing. Their clients include the major players in the sector and the main investors.

Lawyer of the Year – Capital Markets

Philippe Weber – Niederer Kraft Frey
The professional is among the most appreciated in the market for his consulting and strategic skills which are essential in managing projects of great complexity.

Law Firm of the Year – Capital Markets

Lenz & Staehelin
The team manages situations of great complexity and delicacy and stands out for the professionalism shown in acting as a facilitator for the successful closing of deals.

Lawyer of the Year – Corporate and M&A

Philippe Weber – Niederer Kraft Frey
He is amongst the most accredited and respected in the field of corporate /M&A. He is highly appreciated for his excellent professional skills.

Law Firm of the Year – Corporate and M&A

Bär & Karrer
One of the most qualified and respected players in the Corporate and M&A field. Thanks to an enviable track record, it is reconfirmed as the most cited firm as reported by clients and counter- parties.

Lawyer of the Year – Energy

Stefan Rechsteiner – Vischer
Considered one of the leading professionals in energy law, in its most traditional and most innovative aspects. He is always up to speed with the market changes and with an excellent vision and understanding of it.

Law Firm of the Year – Energy

Staiger Attorneys at Law
The team always stand out for their high-quality consultancy thanks to their deep knowledge of the market issues and the strong technical skills of every member.

Lawyer of the Year – IP

Andrea Mondini -Times Attorneys
A professional recognized for his unparalleled experience and knowledge depth. He is capable of supporting the client with an equally acute and valuable vision.

Law Firm of the Year – IP

MLL Legal
Their transversal expertise and high legislative knowledge, they have been involved in very significant operations of the year.

Lawyer of the Year – Life Sciences

Felix Kesselring – Bratschi
The professional is repeatedly reported by the market for his proven specialization in the sector and in-depth knowledge of the market.

Law Firm of the Year – Life Sciences

Vischer
A complete team with high quality professionals. They stand out for their competence, presence, and capability to provide outstanding advice and service.

Lawyer of the Year – Real Estate & Infrastructure

Wolfgang Müller – MLL Legal
Known for great precision and competence. He knows how to interpret different aspects in various operations of the sector and also manage complex situations that involve several jurisdictions.

Law Firm of the Year – Real Estate & Infrastructure

Baker McKenzie
The firm is synonymous with great experience and in-depth knowledge of the sector. A team capable of negotiating with multiple counter-parties, always finding a point of synthesis that meets the needs of all stakeholders in an operation.

Lawyer of the Year – Tax

Susanne Schreiber – Bär & Karrer
An experienced, respected and highly accredited professional in the market, who is able to offer highly specialized assistance to clients and peers.

Law Firm of the Year – Tax

Baker McKenzie
A high-quality team with first-rate technical skills on both the legal and fiscal and accounting fronts: a mix that is highly appreciated by the market.

Lawyer of the Year – TMT

Clara-Ann Gordon – Niederer Kraft Frey
Undoubtedly a known name of this market. She provides excellence in his work, in particular with regard to the innovative areas of the TMT sector.

Law Firm of the Year – TMT

Vischer
A leading firm in the TMT sector. They demonstrate tremendous capabilities in every area of this market, with the ability to manage complex negotiations while providing unique solutions.

Best Practice Healthcare

BGPartner
A team led by highly respected professionals in the market. It stands out for its comprehensive assistance and the great experience gained with high profile clients.

Best Practice Finance & Fintech

Altenburger
A team made up of experienced professionals able to tackle issues of any degree of complexity. They continue to reconfirm themselves as one of the most acclaimed firms, providing assistance to some of the main operators in the financial sector.

Lawyer of the Year – Dispute Resolution

Birgit Sambeth Glasner – Altenburger
Appreciated by the market for the experience and in-depth knowledge of arbitration matters. The professional is to all intents and purposes one of the icons in her field.

Law Firm of the Year – Sustainability

Bär & Karrer
A highly skilled team of experts with an impressive track record. They continue to play a leading role in the most sophisticated and innovative transactions on the market.

In-House Counsel of the Year

Alfred Münch – Clariant International
An esteemed professional who is recognized as one of the most experienced in the sector. His contribution in the most important transactions of the year is undeniable.

In-House Team of the Year

Lonza
A team that stands out for the mix of skills, experiences and professional backgrounds. Thanks to its interdisciplinarity and flexibility, it is able to guarantee the widest possible coverage with respect to the various legal practices.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Banking & Finance

Barbara Levi – UBS
The professional is appreciated for her leadership and organisational skills. She has an interest in innovation and great problem-solving skills.

In-House Team of the Year – Banking & Finance Regulatory Affairs

Credit Suisse
The Regulatory affairs team has an important track record and demonstrates experience in complex operations. Professionals offer great customer focus, negotiating acumen, and the ability to ensure interdisciplinary coverage.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Energy

Federico Piccaluga – Duferco
Considered one of the best corporate lawyers in the energy sector. Together with his team, he has played a fundamental role in numerous successful projects.

In-House Team of the Year – Energy

Climeworks
The team contains a mix of specialist skills and processes aimed at maximum efficiency and speed. The team contributed to the realization of some of the most important operations carried out this year.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Fashion, Luxury & Design

Nicolas Burgener – Audermars Piguet
An experienced professional who masters the ability to concretely contribute to the implementation of the corporate strategy with their can-do attitude.

In-House Team of the Year – Fashion, Luxury & Design

Ermenegildo Zegna
A highly professional team committed to supporting the transformation, growth and development strategy of the company.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Food & Beverage

Martin Oesch – Barry Callebaut
An experienced and highly regarded professional, especially in the F&B sector. He leads a team with a strong business orientation, which over the years has become the company reference point for legal, governance, strategy and organization issues.

In-House Team of the Year – Food & Beverage

Lindt & Sprüngli
A team consisting of some of the most prominent legal professionals in the food sector. The team stands out for its professionalism, dynamism and constant innovation.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Industry, Infrastructure & Construction

Stefan Mösli – Sika
An acute professional, with vast knowledge and experience in his field. He coordinates a team that always manages to create value by concretely facilitating the business.

In-House Team of the Year – Industry, Infrastructure & Construction

CNH Industrial
A team that is perfectly integrated into the company’s operational and production processes, which combines legal skills with the economic and financial knowledge necessary to develop projects and solutions for the company.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Insurance

Fabienne-Anne Rehulka – SwissRe
The professional has solid experience in the insurance sector and is among the most respected on the market. She is a guarantee of quality and dedication.

In-House Team of the Year – Insurance

Generali
The market recognizes this team as leadership in the insurance sector. They are praised for their ability to perfectly understand and deal with all the most delicate issues and to relate to the customer quickly and directly, with always balanced solutions.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Life Sciences

Pascal Buergin – Bayer
A competent and determined professional who works in synergy with all business activities. Leading a solid and highly qualified team, he actively collaborated in the positive closure of high profile innovative operations for the sector.

In-House Team of the Year – Life Sciences

Vifor Pharma
An expert team led by a highly appreciated general counsel in the pharmaceutical industry. Their skills and professionalism are at the service of a very competitive and dynamic business.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Real Estate & Infrastructure

Corinne Bühler – AXA Investment Managers
A young professional who has been able to distinguish herself over the years through her concrete commitment to her profession, earning her the acknowledgment and recognition of her peers.

In-House Team of the Year – Real Estate & Infrastructure

SBB CFF FFS
A team that stands out for the mix of skill, experience and professional backgrounds. Thanks to its interdisciplinarity and flexibility, it is able to guarantee the widest possible coverage with respect to the various legal practices.

In-House Counsel of the Year – TMT

Guido Wennemer – ACER Europe
One of the best-known professionals in the market. Known for his vast experience, excellent technical skills and resolving skills. An authority in the sector.

In-House Team of the Year – TMT

Microsoft
A solid, dynamic and motivated team with a strong business orientation. It operates with great competence in one of the most complex and regulated sectors.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Transport

Stephanie Bregy – SBB CFF FFS
A professional with great dedication and professionalism, she has managed to establish a perfect synergy within the company, making Legal an integral and essential part of the business process.

In-House Team of the Year – Transport

Gategroup
The team is known for their ability to finding solutions that go beyond established practices and traditional schemes. It is highly recognized as it stands out for its capability to adapting swiftly to change.

Innovation Leadership

Jasprit Sahnsi – Selecta
An experienced professional who is able to bring modernity and innovation to team management. Her empathic and direct style is highly appreciated by all her team.

Thought Leadership

Elmar Büth – Ivoclar Vivadent
His deep knowledge of the sector and market practices, has given strong credibility to the team he manages, making it a point of reference for every decision, from the most operational to the most strategic.

Best Practice Healthcare

Kees Van Ophem – Fresenius Medical Care
With a significant track record, the counsel enjoys great esteem and respect from both the clients and counter-parties and is confirmed as an essential professional reference for the healthcare sector.

Best Practice Insurance

AXA Switzerland
A leader in the sector of insurance, with a team made up of many established professionals, combining great technical competence and an exceptional level of commitment.

Best Practice Technology

Claudio Elia – STMicroelectroncis
A Professional who is highly appreciated by his peers, thanks to his knowledge of the market and perfect mastery of its dynamics.

Best Practice Pharma

Jean-Pierre Anzévui – Galderma
With a broad and in-depth knowledge of the market, the professional is a true leader of the sector. Reliability, competence and passion are the distinctive features of the team.

 

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The Legalcommunity Switzerland Awards is the event celebrating in-house & private practice lawyers in Switzerland.

LEGALCOMMUNITY AWARDS SWITZERLAND

5th Edition

ART. 1 – Promoter, purpose and period of validity:

It is an initiative promoted by LC Publishing Group, (legalcommunity.ch), with the purpose, among other things, of stimulating competitiveness amongst law firms and lawyers, in house lawyers and inhouse teams, focus on different practice and industry area and recognize the excellence of the private practice and in-house lawyers, firms and in-house teams.

The Initiative is governed by the rules indicated below.

ART. 2 – Rules for participation and selection: participation in the Initiative is reserved for lawyers in private practice / law firms and in-house lawyers/in-house lawyer teams:

  • Working in Switzerland;
  • Working on the Swiss Market from abroad.

Candidates will be preliminarily identified through submission forms (the deadline for entry submissions is February 4), together with a research process carried out by legalcommunity.ch research team. References from clients and peer will be very valuable. Finalists could be included in one or more categories.

A list of finalist for each category will be published as a result of the intelligence process on March 4. The Jury members will be the only ones responsible for the final assessment.


PHASES TO SELECT THE FINALISTS

  1. First phase: All submissions received will be examined by a legalcommunity.ch research team. The submission form should focus mainly on the main matters carried out during last 12 months. If any information on the submission is confidential, please indicate so. However, any information provided will not be disclosed without the prior authorization of the firm or lawyer, or in-house team or in-house lawyer..

During the market research, both data provided by the law firms, lawyers, in-house team and in-house lawyer in the submissions and the information gathered by the market as a result of the intelligence process will be taken into consideration.

  1. Second phase: Jury voting / Winner selection
    The winners per category will be selected by the Jury and announced on the Gala night.

Legalcommunity.ch will convene a jury that will be comprised of a selected group of people from the Legalcommunity.ch newsroom and a representative from ACC Europe with a good understanding of the sector as a representation of the market.

The winners will be determined by the votes of the jury.

ART. 3 – Communication of the finalists and winners: the list of finalists for each of categories will be published on the legalcommunity.ch website on March 4. However, the winners will be announced during the gala that will take place in the city of Zurich on 5 May 2022 (the location of the event will be indicated on our website).

ART. 4 – Award ceremony: Winners will be announced for each of the categories during the Gala ceremony. The award will not have a financial value, since it is a public recognition of purely symbolic nature. The award will be given to the best finalist by category, who will have to personally attend the Gala and collect it.

For the purpose of collecting the prize, the presence of the winner for the individual categories and/or at least one management representative of the winning team will be mandatory. In case of not being present at the ceremony, it will be considered as a waiver and will be passed to the second best scored.

Legalcommunity.ch authorizes the finalists and winners to use the image rights linked to the “Legalcommunity Awards – Switzerland – 2021 edition”.

 

 

Ask the submission form to suzan.taha@lcpublishinggroup.it or download the submission form here

To participate to the event please send an email to chiara.seghi@lcpublishinggroup.it

For more information about the event send an email to francesca.vistarini@lcpublishinggroup.it

Sono online i finalisti dei Legalcommunity Switzerland Awards 2022.

L’evento celebra le eccellenze del mercato legale svizzero (sia studi legali, che in-house). Clicca qui per consultare le liste.

Lawyer of the Year

Tino Gaberthüel – Lenz & Staehelin
A highly respected professional, who demonstrates exceptional managerial skills in his current role as Lenz & Staehelin’s Head of Corporate and M&A practice group.

Law Firm of the Year

Bär & Karrer
One of the most reputable firms in Switzerland that includes highly skilled and distinguished teams and individuals. The market says: “The assistance offered goes beyond mere legal advice and always knows how to anticipate the needs of customers with cutting-edge services and products”

Lawyer of the Year – Banking & Finance

Eric Stupp – Bär & Karrer
Accredited professional, authoritative and highly respected by clients and counter-parties. He is undoubtedly one of the leading Swiss banking experts.

Law Firm of the Year – Banking & Finance

Niederer Kraft Frey
A full service team who is highly regarded for their expertise in banking & financing. Their clients include the major players in the sector and the main investors.

Lawyer of the Year – Capital Markets

Philippe Weber – Niederer Kraft Frey
The professional is among the most appreciated in the market for his consulting and strategic skills which are essential in managing projects of great complexity.

Law Firm of the Year – Capital Markets

Lenz & Staehelin
The team manages situations of great complexity and delicacy and stands out for the professionalism shown in acting as a facilitator for the successful closing of deals.

Lawyer of the Year – Corporate and M&A

Philippe Weber – Niederer Kraft Frey
He is amongst the most accredited and respected in the field of corporate /M&A. He is highly appreciated for his excellent professional skills.

Law Firm of the Year – Corporate and M&A

Bär & Karrer
One of the most qualified and respected players in the Corporate and M&A field. Thanks to an enviable track record, it is reconfirmed as the most cited firm as reported by clients and counter- parties.

Lawyer of the Year – Energy

Stefan Rechsteiner – Vischer
Considered one of the leading professionals in energy law, in its most traditional and most innovative aspects. He is always up to speed with the market changes and with an excellent vision and understanding of it.

Law Firm of the Year – Energy

Staiger Attorneys at Law
The team always stand out for their high-quality consultancy thanks to their deep knowledge of the market issues and the strong technical skills of every member.

Lawyer of the Year – IP

Andrea Mondini -Times Attorneys
A professional recognized for his unparalleled experience and knowledge depth. He is capable of supporting the client with an equally acute and valuable vision.

Law Firm of the Year – IP

MLL Legal
Their transversal expertise and high legislative knowledge, they have been involved in very significant operations of the year.

Lawyer of the Year – Life Sciences

Felix Kesselring – Bratschi
The professional is repeatedly reported by the market for his proven specialization in the sector and in-depth knowledge of the market.

Law Firm of the Year – Life Sciences

Vischer
A complete team with high quality professionals. They stand out for their competence, presence, and capability to provide outstanding advice and service.

Lawyer of the Year – Real Estate & Infrastructure

Wolfgang Müller – MLL Legal
Known for great precision and competence. He knows how to interpret different aspects in various operations of the sector and also manage complex situations that involve several jurisdictions.

Law Firm of the Year – Real Estate & Infrastructure

Baker McKenzie
The firm is synonymous with great experience and in-depth knowledge of the sector. A team capable of negotiating with multiple counter-parties, always finding a point of synthesis that meets the needs of all stakeholders in an operation.

Lawyer of the Year – Tax

Susanne Schreiber – Bär & Karrer
An experienced, respected and highly accredited professional in the market, who is able to offer highly specialized assistance to clients and peers.

Law Firm of the Year – Tax

Baker McKenzie
A high-quality team with first-rate technical skills on both the legal and fiscal and accounting fronts: a mix that is highly appreciated by the market.

Lawyer of the Year – TMT

Clara-Ann Gordon – Niederer Kraft Frey
Undoubtedly a known name of this market. She provides excellence in his work, in particular with regard to the innovative areas of the TMT sector.

Law Firm of the Year – TMT

Vischer
A leading firm in the TMT sector. They demonstrate tremendous capabilities in every area of this market, with the ability to manage complex negotiations while providing unique solutions.

Best Practice Healthcare

BGPartner
A team led by highly respected professionals in the market. It stands out for its comprehensive assistance and the great experience gained with high profile clients.

Best Practice Finance & Fintech

Altenburger
A team made up of experienced professionals able to tackle issues of any degree of complexity. They continue to reconfirm themselves as one of the most acclaimed firms, providing assistance to some of the main operators in the financial sector.

Lawyer of the Year – Dispute Resolution

Birgit Sambeth Glasner – Altenburger
Appreciated by the market for the experience and in-depth knowledge of arbitration matters. The professional is to all intents and purposes one of the icons in her field.

Law Firm of the Year – Sustainability

Bär & Karrer
A highly skilled team of experts with an impressive track record. They continue to play a leading role in the most sophisticated and innovative transactions on the market.

In-House Counsel of the Year

Alfred Münch – Clariant International
An esteemed professional who is recognized as one of the most experienced in the sector. His contribution in the most important transactions of the year is undeniable.

In-House Team of the Year

Lonza
A team that stands out for the mix of skills, experiences and professional backgrounds. Thanks to its interdisciplinarity and flexibility, it is able to guarantee the widest possible coverage with respect to the various legal practices.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Banking & Finance

Barbara Levi – UBS
The professional is appreciated for her leadership and organisational skills. She has an interest in innovation and great problem-solving skills.

In-House Team of the Year – Banking & Finance Regulatory Affairs

Credit Suisse
The Regulatory affairs team has an important track record and demonstrates experience in complex operations. Professionals offer great customer focus, negotiating acumen, and the ability to ensure interdisciplinary coverage.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Energy

Federico Piccaluga – Duferco
Considered one of the best corporate lawyers in the energy sector. Together with his team, he has played a fundamental role in numerous successful projects.

In-House Team of the Year – Energy

Climeworks
The team contains a mix of specialist skills and processes aimed at maximum efficiency and speed. The team contributed to the realization of some of the most important operations carried out this year.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Fashion, Luxury & Design

Nicolas Burgener – Audermars Piguet
An experienced professional who masters the ability to concretely contribute to the implementation of the corporate strategy with their can-do attitude.

In-House Team of the Year – Fashion, Luxury & Design

Ermenegildo Zegna
A highly professional team committed to supporting the transformation, growth and development strategy of the company.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Food & Beverage

Martin Oesch – Barry Callebaut
An experienced and highly regarded professional, especially in the F&B sector. He leads a team with a strong business orientation, which over the years has become the company reference point for legal, governance, strategy and organization issues.

In-House Team of the Year – Food & Beverage

Lindt & Sprüngli
A team consisting of some of the most prominent legal professionals in the food sector. The team stands out for its professionalism, dynamism and constant innovation.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Industry, Infrastructure & Construction

Stefan Mösli – Sika
An acute professional, with vast knowledge and experience in his field. He coordinates a team that always manages to create value by concretely facilitating the business.

In-House Team of the Year – Industry, Infrastructure & Construction

CNH Industrial
A team that is perfectly integrated into the company’s operational and production processes, which combines legal skills with the economic and financial knowledge necessary to develop projects and solutions for the company.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Insurance

Fabienne-Anne Rehulka – SwissRe
The professional has solid experience in the insurance sector and is among the most respected on the market. She is a guarantee of quality and dedication.

In-House Team of the Year – Insurance

Generali
The market recognizes this team as leadership in the insurance sector. They are praised for their ability to perfectly understand and deal with all the most delicate issues and to relate to the customer quickly and directly, with always balanced solutions.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Life Sciences

Pascal Buergin – Bayer
A competent and determined professional who works in synergy with all business activities. Leading a solid and highly qualified team, he actively collaborated in the positive closure of high profile innovative operations for the sector.

In-House Team of the Year – Life Sciences

Vifor Pharma
An expert team led by a highly appreciated general counsel in the pharmaceutical industry. Their skills and professionalism are at the service of a very competitive and dynamic business.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Real Estate & Infrastructure

Corinne Bühler – AXA Investment Managers
A young professional who has been able to distinguish herself over the years through her concrete commitment to her profession, earning her the acknowledgment and recognition of her peers.

In-House Team of the Year – Real Estate & Infrastructure

SBB CFF FFS
A team that stands out for the mix of skill, experience and professional backgrounds. Thanks to its interdisciplinarity and flexibility, it is able to guarantee the widest possible coverage with respect to the various legal practices.

In-House Counsel of the Year – TMT

Guido Wennemer – ACER Europe
One of the best-known professionals in the market. Known for his vast experience, excellent technical skills and resolving skills. An authority in the sector.

In-House Team of the Year – TMT

Microsoft
A solid, dynamic and motivated team with a strong business orientation. It operates with great competence in one of the most complex and regulated sectors.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Transport

Stephanie Bregy – SBB CFF FFS
A professional with great dedication and professionalism, she has managed to establish a perfect synergy within the company, making Legal an integral and essential part of the business process.

In-House Team of the Year – Transport

Gategroup
The team is known for their ability to finding solutions that go beyond established practices and traditional schemes. It is highly recognized as it stands out for its capability to adapting swiftly to change.

Innovation Leadership

Jasprit Sahnsi – Selecta
An experienced professional who is able to bring modernity and innovation to team management. Her empathic and direct style is highly appreciated by all her team.

Thought Leadership

Elmar Büth – Ivoclar Vivadent
His deep knowledge of the sector and market practices, has given strong credibility to the team he manages, making it a point of reference for every decision, from the most operational to the most strategic.

Best Practice Healthcare

Kees Van Ophem – Fresenius Medical Care
With a significant track record, the counsel enjoys great esteem and respect from both the clients and counter-parties and is confirmed as an essential professional reference for the healthcare sector.

Best Practice Insurance

AXA Switzerland
A leader in the sector of insurance, with a team made up of many established professionals, combining great technical competence and an exceptional level of commitment.

Best Practice Technology

Claudio Elia – STMicroelectroncis
A Professional who is highly appreciated by his peers, thanks to his knowledge of the market and perfect mastery of its dynamics.

Best Practice Pharma

Jean-Pierre Anzévui – Galderma
With a broad and in-depth knowledge of the market, the professional is a true leader of the sector. Reliability, competence and passion are the distinctive features of the team.

 

The Legalcommunity Switzerland Awards is the event celebrating in-house & private practice lawyers in Switzerland.

LEGALCOMMUNITY AWARDS SWITZERLAND

5th Edition

ART. 1 – Promoter, purpose and period of validity:

It is an initiative promoted by LC Publishing Group, (legalcommunity.ch), with the purpose, among other things, of stimulating competitiveness amongst law firms and lawyers, in house lawyers and inhouse teams, focus on different practice and industry area and recognize the excellence of the private practice and in-house lawyers, firms and in-house teams.

The Initiative is governed by the rules indicated below.

ART. 2 – Rules for participation and selection: participation in the Initiative is reserved for lawyers in private practice / law firms and in-house lawyers/in-house lawyer teams:

  • Working in Switzerland;
  • Working on the Swiss Market from abroad.

Candidates will be preliminarily identified through submission forms (the deadline for entry submissions is February 4), together with a research process carried out by legalcommunity.ch research team. References from clients and peer will be very valuable. Finalists could be included in one or more categories.

A list of finalist for each category will be published as a result of the intelligence process on March 4. The Jury members will be the only ones responsible for the final assessment.


PHASES TO SELECT THE FINALISTS

  1. First phase: All submissions received will be examined by a legalcommunity.ch research team. The submission form should focus mainly on the main matters carried out during last 12 months. If any information on the submission is confidential, please indicate so. However, any information provided will not be disclosed without the prior authorization of the firm or lawyer, or in-house team or in-house lawyer..

During the market research, both data provided by the law firms, lawyers, in-house team and in-house lawyer in the submissions and the information gathered by the market as a result of the intelligence process will be taken into consideration.

  1. Second phase: Jury voting / Winner selection
    The winners per category will be selected by the Jury and announced on the Gala night.

Legalcommunity.ch will convene a jury that will be comprised of a selected group of people from the Legalcommunity.ch newsroom and a representative from ACC Europe with a good understanding of the sector as a representation of the market.

The winners will be determined by the votes of the jury.

ART. 3 – Communication of the finalists and winners: the list of finalists for each of categories will be published on the legalcommunity.ch website on March 4. However, the winners will be announced during the gala that will take place in the city of Zurich on 5 May 2022 (the location of the event will be indicated on our website).

ART. 4 – Award ceremony: Winners will be announced for each of the categories during the Gala ceremony. The award will not have a financial value, since it is a public recognition of purely symbolic nature. The award will be given to the best finalist by category, who will have to personally attend the Gala and collect it.

For the purpose of collecting the prize, the presence of the winner for the individual categories and/or at least one management representative of the winning team will be mandatory. In case of not being present at the ceremony, it will be considered as a waiver and will be passed to the second best scored.

Legalcommunity.ch authorizes the finalists and winners to use the image rights linked to the “Legalcommunity Awards – Switzerland – 2021 edition”.

 

 

Ask the submission form to suzan.taha@lcpublishinggroup.it or download the submission form here

To participate to the event please send an email to chiara.seghi@lcpublishinggroup.it

For more information about the event send an email to francesca.vistarini@lcpublishinggroup.it

Sono online i finalisti dei Legalcommunity Switzerland Awards 2022.

L’evento celebra le eccellenze del mercato legale svizzero (sia studi legali, che in-house). Clicca qui per consultare le liste.

Lawyer of the Year

Tino Gaberthüel – Lenz & Staehelin
A highly respected professional, who demonstrates exceptional managerial skills in his current role as Lenz & Staehelin’s Head of Corporate and M&A practice group.

Law Firm of the Year

Bär & Karrer
One of the most reputable firms in Switzerland that includes highly skilled and distinguished teams and individuals. The market says: “The assistance offered goes beyond mere legal advice and always knows how to anticipate the needs of customers with cutting-edge services and products”

Lawyer of the Year – Banking & Finance

Eric Stupp – Bär & Karrer
Accredited professional, authoritative and highly respected by clients and counter-parties. He is undoubtedly one of the leading Swiss banking experts.

Law Firm of the Year – Banking & Finance

Niederer Kraft Frey
A full service team who is highly regarded for their expertise in banking & financing. Their clients include the major players in the sector and the main investors.

Lawyer of the Year – Capital Markets

Philippe Weber – Niederer Kraft Frey
The professional is among the most appreciated in the market for his consulting and strategic skills which are essential in managing projects of great complexity.

Law Firm of the Year – Capital Markets

Lenz & Staehelin
The team manages situations of great complexity and delicacy and stands out for the professionalism shown in acting as a facilitator for the successful closing of deals.

Lawyer of the Year – Corporate and M&A

Philippe Weber – Niederer Kraft Frey
He is amongst the most accredited and respected in the field of corporate /M&A. He is highly appreciated for his excellent professional skills.

Law Firm of the Year – Corporate and M&A

Bär & Karrer
One of the most qualified and respected players in the Corporate and M&A field. Thanks to an enviable track record, it is reconfirmed as the most cited firm as reported by clients and counter- parties.

Lawyer of the Year – Energy

Stefan Rechsteiner – Vischer
Considered one of the leading professionals in energy law, in its most traditional and most innovative aspects. He is always up to speed with the market changes and with an excellent vision and understanding of it.

Law Firm of the Year – Energy

Staiger Attorneys at Law
The team always stand out for their high-quality consultancy thanks to their deep knowledge of the market issues and the strong technical skills of every member.

Lawyer of the Year – IP

Andrea Mondini -Times Attorneys
A professional recognized for his unparalleled experience and knowledge depth. He is capable of supporting the client with an equally acute and valuable vision.

Law Firm of the Year – IP

MLL Legal
Their transversal expertise and high legislative knowledge, they have been involved in very significant operations of the year.

Lawyer of the Year – Life Sciences

Felix Kesselring – Bratschi
The professional is repeatedly reported by the market for his proven specialization in the sector and in-depth knowledge of the market.

Law Firm of the Year – Life Sciences

Vischer
A complete team with high quality professionals. They stand out for their competence, presence, and capability to provide outstanding advice and service.

Lawyer of the Year – Real Estate & Infrastructure

Wolfgang Müller – MLL Legal
Known for great precision and competence. He knows how to interpret different aspects in various operations of the sector and also manage complex situations that involve several jurisdictions.

Law Firm of the Year – Real Estate & Infrastructure

Baker McKenzie
The firm is synonymous with great experience and in-depth knowledge of the sector. A team capable of negotiating with multiple counter-parties, always finding a point of synthesis that meets the needs of all stakeholders in an operation.

Lawyer of the Year – Tax

Susanne Schreiber – Bär & Karrer
An experienced, respected and highly accredited professional in the market, who is able to offer highly specialized assistance to clients and peers.

Law Firm of the Year – Tax

Baker McKenzie
A high-quality team with first-rate technical skills on both the legal and fiscal and accounting fronts: a mix that is highly appreciated by the market.

Lawyer of the Year – TMT

Clara-Ann Gordon – Niederer Kraft Frey
Undoubtedly a known name of this market. She provides excellence in his work, in particular with regard to the innovative areas of the TMT sector.

Law Firm of the Year – TMT

Vischer
A leading firm in the TMT sector. They demonstrate tremendous capabilities in every area of this market, with the ability to manage complex negotiations while providing unique solutions.

Best Practice Healthcare

BGPartner
A team led by highly respected professionals in the market. It stands out for its comprehensive assistance and the great experience gained with high profile clients.

Best Practice Finance & Fintech

Altenburger
A team made up of experienced professionals able to tackle issues of any degree of complexity. They continue to reconfirm themselves as one of the most acclaimed firms, providing assistance to some of the main operators in the financial sector.

Lawyer of the Year – Dispute Resolution

Birgit Sambeth Glasner – Altenburger
Appreciated by the market for the experience and in-depth knowledge of arbitration matters. The professional is to all intents and purposes one of the icons in her field.

Law Firm of the Year – Sustainability

Bär & Karrer
A highly skilled team of experts with an impressive track record. They continue to play a leading role in the most sophisticated and innovative transactions on the market.

In-House Counsel of the Year

Alfred Münch – Clariant International
An esteemed professional who is recognized as one of the most experienced in the sector. His contribution in the most important transactions of the year is undeniable.

In-House Team of the Year

Lonza
A team that stands out for the mix of skills, experiences and professional backgrounds. Thanks to its interdisciplinarity and flexibility, it is able to guarantee the widest possible coverage with respect to the various legal practices.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Banking & Finance

Barbara Levi – UBS
The professional is appreciated for her leadership and organisational skills. She has an interest in innovation and great problem-solving skills.

In-House Team of the Year – Banking & Finance Regulatory Affairs

Credit Suisse
The Regulatory affairs team has an important track record and demonstrates experience in complex operations. Professionals offer great customer focus, negotiating acumen, and the ability to ensure interdisciplinary coverage.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Energy

Federico Piccaluga – Duferco
Considered one of the best corporate lawyers in the energy sector. Together with his team, he has played a fundamental role in numerous successful projects.

In-House Team of the Year – Energy

Climeworks
The team contains a mix of specialist skills and processes aimed at maximum efficiency and speed. The team contributed to the realization of some of the most important operations carried out this year.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Fashion, Luxury & Design

Nicolas Burgener – Audermars Piguet
An experienced professional who masters the ability to concretely contribute to the implementation of the corporate strategy with their can-do attitude.

In-House Team of the Year – Fashion, Luxury & Design

Ermenegildo Zegna
A highly professional team committed to supporting the transformation, growth and development strategy of the company.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Food & Beverage

Martin Oesch – Barry Callebaut
An experienced and highly regarded professional, especially in the F&B sector. He leads a team with a strong business orientation, which over the years has become the company reference point for legal, governance, strategy and organization issues.

In-House Team of the Year – Food & Beverage

Lindt & Sprüngli
A team consisting of some of the most prominent legal professionals in the food sector. The team stands out for its professionalism, dynamism and constant innovation.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Industry, Infrastructure & Construction

Stefan Mösli – Sika
An acute professional, with vast knowledge and experience in his field. He coordinates a team that always manages to create value by concretely facilitating the business.

In-House Team of the Year – Industry, Infrastructure & Construction

CNH Industrial
A team that is perfectly integrated into the company’s operational and production processes, which combines legal skills with the economic and financial knowledge necessary to develop projects and solutions for the company.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Insurance

Fabienne-Anne Rehulka – SwissRe
The professional has solid experience in the insurance sector and is among the most respected on the market. She is a guarantee of quality and dedication.

In-House Team of the Year – Insurance

Generali
The market recognizes this team as leadership in the insurance sector. They are praised for their ability to perfectly understand and deal with all the most delicate issues and to relate to the customer quickly and directly, with always balanced solutions.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Life Sciences

Pascal Buergin – Bayer
A competent and determined professional who works in synergy with all business activities. Leading a solid and highly qualified team, he actively collaborated in the positive closure of high profile innovative operations for the sector.

In-House Team of the Year – Life Sciences

Vifor Pharma
An expert team led by a highly appreciated general counsel in the pharmaceutical industry. Their skills and professionalism are at the service of a very competitive and dynamic business.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Real Estate & Infrastructure

Corinne Bühler – AXA Investment Managers
A young professional who has been able to distinguish herself over the years through her concrete commitment to her profession, earning her the acknowledgment and recognition of her peers.

In-House Team of the Year – Real Estate & Infrastructure

SBB CFF FFS
A team that stands out for the mix of skill, experience and professional backgrounds. Thanks to its interdisciplinarity and flexibility, it is able to guarantee the widest possible coverage with respect to the various legal practices.

In-House Counsel of the Year – TMT

Guido Wennemer – ACER Europe
One of the best-known professionals in the market. Known for his vast experience, excellent technical skills and resolving skills. An authority in the sector.

In-House Team of the Year – TMT

Microsoft
A solid, dynamic and motivated team with a strong business orientation. It operates with great competence in one of the most complex and regulated sectors.

In-House Counsel of the Year – Transport

Stephanie Bregy – SBB CFF FFS
A professional with great dedication and professionalism, she has managed to establish a perfect synergy within the company, making Legal an integral and essential part of the business process.

In-House Team of the Year – Transport

Gategroup
The team is known for their ability to finding solutions that go beyond established practices and traditional schemes. It is highly recognized as it stands out for its capability to adapting swiftly to change.

Innovation Leadership

Jasprit Sahnsi – Selecta
An experienced professional who is able to bring modernity and innovation to team management. Her empathic and direct style is highly appreciated by all her team.

Thought Leadership

Elmar Büth – Ivoclar Vivadent
His deep knowledge of the sector and market practices, has given strong credibility to the team he manages, making it a point of reference for every decision, from the most operational to the most strategic.

Best Practice Healthcare

Kees Van Ophem – Fresenius Medical Care
With a significant track record, the counsel enjoys great esteem and respect from both the clients and counter-parties and is confirmed as an essential professional reference for the healthcare sector.

Best Practice Insurance

AXA Switzerland
A leader in the sector of insurance, with a team made up of many established professionals, combining great technical competence and an exceptional level of commitment.

Best Practice Technology

Claudio Elia – STMicroelectroncis
A Professional who is highly appreciated by his peers, thanks to his knowledge of the market and perfect mastery of its dynamics.

Best Practice Pharma

Jean-Pierre Anzévui – Galderma
With a broad and in-depth knowledge of the market, the professional is a true leader of the sector. Reliability, competence and passion are the distinctive features of the team.

 

Dettagli

Inizio Evento:

05/05/2022 18:00

Fine Evento:

05/05/2022 23:00

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