12 January 2012

Promotions at Walder Wyss



Walder Wyss announces new partner elections as well as counsel and managing associates appointments

We are pleased to inform you that Thomas Müller-Tschumi and Daniel Staffelbach have become Partners of our firm on 1 January 2012. Elisabeth Moskric and Jürg Schneider have been promoted to Counsel and Lucas Hänni, Hubertus Hillerström, Michael Cartier and Daniel Zimmerli have been promoted to Managing Associates.

New Partners:

Thomas Müller-Tschumi advises Swiss and international corporate and public sector clients in all aspects of real estate and infrastructure law (project development, realization, commercial leases, real estate transactions, financing), in the health care sector as well as in respect to the cooperation of the private and the public sectors (Public Private Partnership, public procurement, privatizations).

Daniel Staffelbach counsels Swiss and international clients in all sectors of health care & life sciences and in the insurance industry. His main areas of practice include company and contract law, public law and employment law. He advises his clients and also represents them in litigation.

New Counsel:

Elisabeth Moskric’s preferred areas of practice include banking, finance, corporate and commercial law. Another focus of Elisabeth Moskric is real estate law, where she regularly advises international clients regarding all aspects of acquisition and sale as well as financing and refinancing of Swiss real estate.

Jürg Schneider’s practice areas include Information Technology, Data Protection, and Outsourcing. He regularly advises both Swiss and international firms on comprehensive licensing, development, system integration, and global outsourcing projects. He has deep and extensive experience in the fields of data protection, information security, and e-commerce, with a particular focus on transborder and international contexts. In addition, Jürg Schneider regularly publishes and lectures on ICT topics and is a member of several professional organisations.

New Managing Associates:

Michael Cartier advises in dispute resolutions and represents parties in international arbitrations under ICC Rules, Swiss Rules, LCIA Rules and in ad-hoc proceedings, before state courts and in enforcement and legal assistance matters. He specialises in construction disputes and disputes arising from distribution agreements. He is also interested in white-collar criminal law and corporate investigations. He is also Vice Chair of the Technology and Communications Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).

Lucas Hänni’s practice focuses on private and public mergers & acquisitions, capital markets and restructurings. He also advises listed companies and shareholders on general corporate matters and stock exchange law.

Hubertus Hillerström’s fields of expertise include financings and mergers & acquisitions, including private equity transactions, commodities & trade finance and structured finance. He also specialises in real estate law and lease matters.

Daniel Zimmerli’s preferred areas of practice cover Antitrust Law, Administrative Law, Economic Constitutional Law as well as Administrative Procedure. He has an in-depth knowledge of the infrastructure (telecommunications, energy, public transport) and the healthcare sector. He advises and represents clients both in courts and before administrative bodies.

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12 January 2012

Promotions at Walder Wyss

Walder Wyss announces new partner elections as well as counsel and managing associates appointments

We are pleased to inform you that Thomas Müller-Tschumi and Daniel Staffelbach have become Partners of our firm on 1 January 2012. Elisabeth Moskric and Jürg Schneider have been promoted to Counsel and Lucas Hänni, Hubertus Hillerström, Michael Cartier and Daniel Zimmerli have been promoted to Managing Associates.

New Partners:

Thomas Müller-Tschumi advises Swiss and international corporate and public sector clients in all aspects of real estate and infrastructure law (project development, realization, commercial leases, real estate transactions, financing), in the health care sector as well as in respect to the cooperation of the private and the public sectors (Public Private Partnership, public procurement, privatizations).

Daniel Staffelbach counsels Swiss and international clients in all sectors of health care & life sciences and in the insurance industry. His main areas of practice include company and contract law, public law and employment law. He advises his clients and also represents them in litigation.

New Counsel:

Elisabeth Moskric’s preferred areas of practice include banking, finance, corporate and commercial law. Another focus of Elisabeth Moskric is real estate law, where she regularly advises international clients regarding all aspects of acquisition and sale as well as financing and refinancing of Swiss real estate.

Jürg Schneider’s practice areas include Information Technology, Data Protection, and Outsourcing. He regularly advises both Swiss and international firms on comprehensive licensing, development, system integration, and global outsourcing projects. He has deep and extensive experience in the fields of data protection, information security, and e-commerce, with a particular focus on transborder and international contexts. In addition, Jürg Schneider regularly publishes and lectures on ICT topics and is a member of several professional organisations.

New Managing Associates:

Michael Cartier advises in dispute resolutions and represents parties in international arbitrations under ICC Rules, Swiss Rules, LCIA Rules and in ad-hoc proceedings, before state courts and in enforcement and legal assistance matters. He specialises in construction disputes and disputes arising from distribution agreements. He is also interested in white-collar criminal law and corporate investigations. He is also Vice Chair of the Technology and Communications Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).

Lucas Hänni’s practice focuses on private and public mergers & acquisitions, capital markets and restructurings. He also advises listed companies and shareholders on general corporate matters and stock exchange law.

Hubertus Hillerström’s fields of expertise include financings and mergers & acquisitions, including private equity transactions, commodities & trade finance and structured finance. He also specialises in real estate law and lease matters.

Daniel Zimmerli’s preferred areas of practice cover Antitrust Law, Administrative Law, Economic Constitutional Law as well as Administrative Procedure. He has an in-depth knowledge of the infrastructure (telecommunications, energy, public transport) and the healthcare sector. He advises and represents clients both in courts and before administrative bodies.