Sectors

Healthcare & Life Sciences

Healthcare is a sector characterised by strong growth and increasing complexity. Our clients include hospitals, doctors, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, and biotechnology and medical technology start-ups, as well as public administration agencies and healthcare organisations. We have considerable expertise in healthcare law and sector-specific life science issues. Our legal expertise is combined with a deep market knowledge and insight. We are able to assist our clients on issues ranging from market research and product development to product implementation and defence – and at a level that goes beyond mere legal issues.

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Our key areas of activity are:



  • Swiss regulatory law, including: pricing and reimbursement claims, supervisory control and execution measures, regulations and procedural guidelines for clinical trials, registration of medical products and equipment, and regulations on the advertising and promotion of medical products and equipment at the federal level and in all cantons.
  • Offering assistance and sector-specific expertise for service providers such as hospitals, health maintenance organisations (HMOs), preferred provider organisations (PPOs), residential homes and assisted-living arrangements, doctors and their networks, and associations in all matters (including public-law and administrative issues, price setting and reimbursement procedures, contractual negotiations with insurers and network partners, and compliance with directives on bribery and corruption)
  • Providing sector-specific support on entering into employment relationships, including drafting employment, management, outsourcing and employment leasing contracts, as well as obtaining the necessary permits, and advising on existing regulations in health and employment law and the requirements of social security law
  • Advising on data protection/non-disclosure obligations in healthcare and life science sectors
  • Representing our clients before all state courts, professional tribunals, and arbitration panels in industry-specific disputes

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