Philippe Nordmann
Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law
Partner

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Philippe Nordmann is Co-Head of our Employment Law Team and Head of our Basel Office. He advises companies as well as executive employees in all aspects of employment law (e.g. drafting of employment contracts and employee regulations, setting upcompensation schemes, support concerning dismissals and plant closures, advising companies in negotiations regarding collective bargaining agreements, assignments of employees, staff leasing, work permits, competition clauses etc.). He has substantial experience in litigation (in private and public employment law as well as in other areas of the law). Moreover, Philippe Nordmann is member of the Private Client team. He advises private clients in questions of international law. In addition, he is a board member of several foundations. Philippe Nordmann was a member of the Tax Appeal Commission of the canton of Basel-Stadt from 2013 to 2015. Since 2016 he is Vice-President of the Personnel Appeals Commission of the canton of Basel-Stadt and since 2018 President of the Supporter‘s Association of the Institute for Work and Employment Research at the University of St. Gallen.

Born in 1972, Philippe Nordmann was educated at the university of Basel (lic. iur. 1995, Dr. iur. 1997) and at the Cardozo School of Law in New York (LL.M. 2002). Before joining Walder Wyss in 2014, he gained working experience as clerk at the civil court in Basel and worked during 14 years as an associate and as a partner in law firms in Basel, during the last four years as a partner in a leading Swiss law firm where he was head of the Employment Law team. Philippe Nordmann is recognized as a leading expert in the area of employment law by Chambers Europe and Who‘s Who Legal.

Philippe Nordmann speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the bar registry of the canton of Basel-Stadt and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

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Philippe Nordmann
Direct phone: +41 58 658 14 50


Walder Wyss Ltd.
Aeschenvorstadt 48
P.O. Box 633
4010 Basel
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 10 00
Fax +41 58 658 59 59
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Philippe Nordmann Philippe Nordmann Philippe Nordmann Philippe Nordmann

Philippe Nordmann
Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law
Partner

Philippe Nordmann is Co-Head of our Employment Law Team and Head of our Basel Office. He advises companies as well as executive employees in all aspects of employment law (e.g. drafting of employment contracts and employee regulations, setting upcompensation schemes, support concerning dismissals and plant closures, advising companies in negotiations regarding collective bargaining agreements, assignments of employees, staff leasing, work permits, competition clauses etc.). He has substantial experience in litigation (in private and public employment law as well as in other areas of the law). Moreover, Philippe Nordmann is member of the Private Client team. He advises private clients in questions of international law. In addition, he is a board member of several foundations. Philippe Nordmann was a member of the Tax Appeal Commission of the canton of Basel-Stadt from 2013 to 2015. Since 2016 he is Vice-President of the Personnel Appeals Commission of the canton of Basel-Stadt and since 2018 President of the Supporter‘s Association of the Institute for Work and Employment Research at the University of St. Gallen.

Born in 1972, Philippe Nordmann was educated at the university of Basel (lic. iur. 1995, Dr. iur. 1997) and at the Cardozo School of Law in New York (LL.M. 2002). Before joining Walder Wyss in 2014, he gained working experience as clerk at the civil court in Basel and worked during 14 years as an associate and as a partner in law firms in Basel, during the last four years as a partner in a leading Swiss law firm where he was head of the Employment Law team. Philippe Nordmann is recognized as a leading expert in the area of employment law by Chambers Europe and Who‘s Who Legal.

Philippe Nordmann speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the bar registry of the canton of Basel-Stadt and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

 
 
 

Philippe Nordmann
Direct phone: +41 58 658 14 50

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Aeschenvorstadt 48
P.O. Box 633
4010 Basel
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 10 00
Fax +41 58 658 59 59


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Kurzkommentar Arbeitsgesetz ArG(Short commentary to the Employment Act )

by Philippe Nordmann
1. Auflage, Basel 2018 (Art. 9-13)






Müssen Arbeitnehmer für geleistete Überstunden entschädigt werden?

by Philippe Nordmann
in: "Basler Zeitung" 7 December 2012


Erfolgreiche Führung von Anwaltsunternehmen

co-authored by Philippe Nordmann and Filippo Th. Beck
in: Staub/Hehli Hidber (Editor[s]), "Management von Anwaltskanzleien – Geldwäscherei als Managementthema in der Anwaltskanzlei"
Zurich/Basel/Geneva 2012, p. 797



Arbeiten in der Schweiz

co-authored by Philippe Nordmann and Regula Hinderling
in: "WirtschaftsBild" April 2009, pp. 2. 20 f.


Bundesgesetz über Schuldbetreibung und Konkurs – Kommentar zu Art. 166–170 SchKG

by Philippe Nordmann
in: Staehelin/Bauer/Staehelin (Editor[s]), "Basler Kommentar, 1. Auflage"
Basel 1998


Bundesgesetz über Schuldbetreibung und Konkurs I – Kommentar zu Art. 166-170, Band II, ab S. 1549

by Philippe Nordmann
in: Staehelin/Bauer/Staehelin (Editor[s]), "Basler Kommentar, 2. Auflage"
Basel 1998


Die missbräuchliche Kündigung im schweizerischen Arbeitsvertragsrecht unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Gleichstellungsgesetzes

by Philippe Nordmann
in: Philippe Nordmann (Editor[s]), "Basler Studien zur Rechtswissenschaft (Band 41)"
Basel 1998


Deals and Cases

Philippe Nordmann: new president of the Supporter’s Association of the Institute for Work and Employment Research

Philippe Nordmann (Co-Head of  Walder Wyss’ Employment Law Team) has been elected President of the Supporter’s Association of the Institute for Work and Employment Research at the University of St. Gallen (FAA-HSG). The FAA-HSG is a contact and research partner for issues of work, employment law, personnel management and the organisation of work and is led by Prof. Isabelle Wildhaber and Prof. Antoinette Weibel.


Bayer sells Diabetes Care business

The Bayer group has sold its Diabetes Care business to Panasonic Healthcare Holdings Co., Ltd. The total consideration for this transaction, which includes blood glucose monitoring systems and lancing devices for people with diabetes, is around one billion Euros (JPY 132 billion). The Diabetes Care business will now operate as a stand-alone company named Ascensia Diabetes Care Holdings based in Basel, Switzerland.

Walder Wyss comprehensively advised the Bayer (Schweiz) AG and the Bayer Consumer AG regarding the Swiss law aspects of this transaction. The team was led by Alexander Gutmans (Partner, Corporate/M&A) und Philippe Nordmann (Partner, Employment) and also included Reto Vonzun (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Dirk Spacek (Associate, IP/IT), Fabian Looser (Associate, Employment), Christine Scherrer (Associate, IP/IT), David M. Hill (Associate, Employment) und Janine Corti (Associate, Tax).


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