Practice areas

We can support you for both commercial and private plans in the areas of business law, inheritance law, estate planning, medicinal substances law, and food law.

Our public notaries can perform notarial authentications and certifications.

Advice on plans involving corporate and commercial law

  • Advice on all issues involving corporate and commercial law
  • Formation and restructuring of companies, including authentications
  • Support in starting and carrying out business activities in Switzerland
  • Support in obtaining permits
  • Structuring of national and international collaborations
  • Development of holding structures
  • Succession arrangements
  • Preparation and authentication of recordings and amendments for the commercial register

Advice in all issues involving the law of contracts, including the design, creation, and review of individual agreements and agreement systems (selection)

  • Declarations of intent
  • Agency agreements
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • General business terms and conditions
  • Employment agreements
  • Termination agreements
  • Board of Advisors’ agreements
  • Consulting agreements
  • Surety agreements (incl. notarial authentication)
  • Loan agreements
  • Services agreements
  • Franchising agreements
  • Freelancer agreements
  • Gallery agreements
  • Guaranty agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Agreements between members of a limited liability company
  • Bailment agreements
  • Real estate agreements
  • Purchase agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Collaboration agreements
  • Supply and production agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Brokerage agreements
  • Residential leases
  • Commercial leases
  • Staff rules
  • Staffing agreements
  • Staff brokerage agreements
  • Pledge agreements
  • Donation agreements
  • Sponsoring agreements
  • Support agreements
  • Trust agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Contracts for work and services
  • Collaboration agreements

Advice on issues involving the law of intellectual property

Trademark law

  • National and international registration, monitoring, and protection of trademarks
  • Trademark strategies
  • Trademark licensing

Company name law

  • Company formation and registration
  • Name protection

Copyright

  • Protection of works of literature and art protected by copyright and protection of computer programmes
  • Copyright licensing

Advice on issues involving the law of competition

Cartel law

Design, creation, review, and monitoring of distribution agreement systems, taking into account the basic conditions under national and international cartel law

Competition law

Design, creation, review, and monitoring of acts of competition, taking into account the framework conditions of national and international cartel law

Inheritance law and estate planning

  • Advice on all issues involving the law of inheritance
  • Design, creation, authentication, and review of last wills, inheritance agreements and living wills
  • Estate and succession planning
  • Carrying out and review of estate settlements
  • Assumption of executor duties

The law of prenuptial and cohabitation agreements

  • Advice on all contractual issues involving the law of prenuptial and cohabitation agreements
  • Design, creation, authentication, and review of prenuptial and cohabitation agreements

Medicinal substances law, particularly complementary and herbal medicines

  • Advice on all issues involving the law of medicinal substances
  • Advice in the areas of the production, sale, prescription, dispensing, and advertising of complementary and herbal medicines, as well as medicinal products

Food law, particularly functional food and dietary supplements

  • Advice on all issues involving the law of food
  • Advice in the areas of food production, sale, and advertising, particularly functional food and dietary supplements

Certification of

  • Signatures
  • Duplicates and copies
  • Declarations
  • Extracts
  • Translations
  • Times

Preparation and authentication of diverse legal processes

Authentications under companies law

  • Corporations: formations, amendments to the articles of incorporation, resolutions of the general meeting of the shareholders and the board of directors, increases and reductions of share capital, subsequent payments of share capital, dissolutions
  • Limited liability companies: formations, amendments to the operating agreement, resolutions of the general meeting of the members and the managers, increases and reductions of equity capital, dissolutions
  • Cooperatives: Reduction or cancellation of share certificates

Authentications pursuant to the Mergers Act (Fusionsgesetz)

  • Mergers
  • Splits
  • Reorganisations
  • Asset assignments

Authentications pursuant to the Civil Code

  • Creation of foundations
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Inheritance agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Wills
  • Living wills
  • Powers of attorney involving healthcare

Authentications pursuant to the Same-Sex Partnership Act (Partnerschaftsgesetz)

  • Inventory of assets
  • Asset agreements

Authentications under the law of obligations

  • Surety agreements
  • Contracts of support for life (Verpfründungvertäge)
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