• Examination and draft of employment contract, training and apprenticeships contracts, collective agreements, commercial traveller’s contracts
  • Legal assessment of terminations and resignations, collective dismissal
  • Examination and draft of certificates of employment, legal examination of non-competition clauses
  • Legal issues concerning occupational pensions, disability, pregnancy, accident or illness and military service
  • Wage demands in cases of overtime, extra hours, working on Sunday and holiday work, night work and holiday entitlements (balance through compensation, cash settlement)
  • Issues regarding privacy protection (mobbing),  data protection, service invention (intellectual property)
  • Judicial enforcement of due salaries, commissions, expense claims, bonuses (and their payment)

 

 

  • Advise on drafting last wills (testamentary dispositions, contract of inheritance)
  • Expertise/legal assessment of requirements and conditions
  • Representation in cases of inheritance actions, protection of compulsory portions, compensation and action of abatement
  • Issues regarding legacies
  • Legitimate heirs, post-heirs acceptance
  • Renunciation and acceptance of inheritances, sealing of the estate, public inventory, official liquidation
  • Succession, implementation of the estate’s division, assistance of the community of heirs
  • Takeover of appointments of executors
  • Advice in cases of divorce and separation
  • Legal representation and litigation in divorce and marital proceeding
  • Legal advice on marital regime (participation in acquired property, community of property, separation of property)
  • Spouses’ career or business as well as transactions by the spouses

 

  • Legal advices in company law (sole proprietor, stock corporation, LLC., co-operatives, foundations and associations)
  • Legal advice and support in establishing, dissoluting and liquidating companies
  • Drafting and advising business contracts, e.g. shareholders’ agreements
  • Conducting companies’ meetings, drafting of minutes (meeting of the board of directors, general assembly)
  • Advices to shareholders, members of the board, members of the cooperative and managers
  • Judicial enforcement of resp. defence from civil liability claims
  • Legal assessment of the lawfulness of claims for damages, e.g. fault and causation
  • Damage compensation in cases of persona injury and death, compensation for pain and suffering
  • Insurance law
  • Liability for associates, animals, liability of property owners, special legal liability (e.g. against water pollution)
  • Determination of the applicable international law in cross-borders matters
  • Provide legal assistance in determining the best and most suitable international jurisdiction in order to achieve the best possible result
  • Arbitration: legal representation before arbitration courts
  • Mediation of competent lawyers abroad through our international network
  • Advice and support, as well as judicial enforcement of claims and rights arising from purchase contracts
  • Draft of purchase contracts (purchase of chattels and land)
  • Legal assessment of issues concerning warranties
  • Advice on special types of purchases (part payment, payment by installments, advance payment, auction sale)
  • Draft and assessment of a precautionary order or of a patient decree
  • Legal issues arising from legal representation and with regard with a possible stay in residential or nursing homes
  • Legal assessment and representation before the competent authorities (KESB) and courts with regard precautionary measure for adult protection, such as deputyship or care-related hospitalisation
  • Laws governing child related matters, such as parental responsibility, child care or contact with the child
  • Legal representation and advice before the competent authorities and courts regarding measures taken for the child’s protection
  • Draft of lease and usufructuary lease contracts for residential and commercial premises
  • Assessment and judicial enforcement of leases (protection against termination of leases)
  • Advice in case of unfair rents
  • Protection against termination of leases
  • Assessment of legal issues concerning leasing contracts
  • Establishing or dissoluting/liquidating associations, foundations or other partnerships
  • Draft of articles of incorporation, charter, entry in the commercial register
  • Members’ contracts
  • Legal advice and judicial enforcement of claims of associations, foundations and of their resp. governing bodies and members.
  • Legal advice with regard to the foundation supervisory authority
  • Liability in contract and in tort law
  • Examination and drafting of contracts in the field of international and national product liability law
  • Legal advice about consumer contracts
  • Presentations, certifications and legal assessments in Swiss product liability law, as well as in international liability law and international private law.
  • Judicial enforcement of claims arising from products liability law both in Switzerland and abroad
  • Legal assessment of the possibility of claims’ enforcement abroad considering practical, substantive and material aspects
  • Legal assessment of the possible jurisdictions of foreign authorities and/or courts.
  • Legal evaluation, examination and assistance in the executio of specific judicial acts though foreign courts or authorities, e.g. witness testimony
  • Examination of the international legislation on private law (swiss IPRG), the Haag Convention of 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters, the Haag Convention of 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters
  • Legal and facts assessment of possible or applicable arbitration clauses
  • Drafting of arbitration contracts
  • Collaboration and assistance in national and international arbitration proceedings (e.g. the Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS) as arbitrator or as party representative
  • Legal advice of companies, associations or athletes (esp. in football)
  • Drafting sport related contracts (e.g. sponsorships), regulations and the like
  • Legal assessment and enforcement of claims arising from sports contracts before civil courts or the sport’s governing authorities (e.g. the Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS)
  • Evaluation of legal issues in sports procedure law
  • Legal advice and enforcement in cases of validity / invalidity of contracts (e.g. regarding their form and content)
  • Evaluation of whether a fundamental or an insignificant error exists
  • Drafting of contracts, conditions and requirements
  • Correct performance of contract/ Non-Performance of obligations/incorrect performance
  • Interpretation and legal classification of contracts
  • Legal assessment of innominate contracts
  • Contract detrimental or in favour of third parties; Solidarity
  • Earnest, forfait money, stipulated damages
  • Claim’s assignement, debt assumption
  • Judicial einforcement of claims arisen from contract
  • Legal assistance in asylum procedure of
    - Asylum seekers (Permit N),
    - Temporarily admitted (Permit F) or
    - Vulnerable people (Permit S)
  • Legal advice regarding the Dublin proceeding

Legal representation before authorities and courts with regard to administrative and criminal proceedings:

  • Legal assistance in submitting applications for work permits (residence for workers, permit L or permit B)
  • Legal advice with application for residency in cases of no gainful employment
  • Legal assistance with the renewal of residency permits
  • Legal advice regarding renewals of the permanent resident permit (permit C) or with regard to naturalisation
  • Professional assistance and legal advice with trademark submissions, trademark registration (both nationwide and internationally), judicial trademark protection
  • Legal advice and legal representation in the entire field of copyright law
  • Assistance in design law, utility and model la was well as in patent law
  • Legal advice and assistance concerning trademark submissions (nationwide/internationally)
  • Legal assistance with trademark registrations (nationwide/internationally)
  • Judicial enforcement of fair, resp. defence against claims arisen from trademarks (judicial trademark protection)
  • Legal counseling of debtors and creditors in cases of regarding debt collection procedures and bankruptcy
  • Debt recovery action
  • Legal counseling of debtors and/or creditors in cases of bankruptcy
  • Assistance with the bankruptcy procedure: collocation, exploitation
  • Distraint proceedings up until the taking into custody
  • Probate proceeding, emergency moratorium
  • Legal representation of suspects before the police authorities, prosecutors and criminal courts
  • Representation of the injured party and victim in criminal proceedings
  • Parallel enforcement of civil claims in criminal procedure law
  • Legal representation before the police authorities, courts and prosecutor, as well as other criminal justice authorities
  • Legal counseling and assistance of suspect, victims and injured persons
  • Assistance in involving sworn experts or specialist attorneys
  • Assessment of the legal situation in cases of road traffic accidents (fender bender and personal injuries) as well as assistance of the damage perpetrator, victims and other parties concerned with the accident related procedure
  • Legal assistance and counseling in cases of road traffic offenses
  • Legal representation before the police authorities, prosecutor, court and the Roads administration agency (ADMAS)
  • Legal counsel and assistance with legal issues in public services
  • Legal counsel and representation in construction and planning law
  • Legal representation in the whole field of immigration law
  • Legal representation in proceedings before the administration for vulnerable children and adults (KESB)
  • Assistance and counseling in the field of regulatory requirements

Comprehensive legal counseling, assistance and representation of both plaintiffs and defendants before the civil, criminal and administrative authorities

  • Territorial and subject matter jurisdiction of the seised court
  • Submissions to courts and authorities (application, answer to the claimant, replica and rejoinder, statements)
  • Evidence collection procedure, expert reports
  • Submission of legal remedies (further litigation), e.g. Appeal, Revision
  • Judgement Enforcement and recognition
  • Arbitration