T +41 (0)61 278 99 55
F +41 (0)61 272 71 35
Personal and professional legal counseling, delivered efficiently
Each of our Partners conducts his mandates personally with the support of the broad knowledge and combined experience of the whole partnership.
We offer professional advice to both Swiss and foreign companies and to private persons within the framework of our own special areas. A complete solution to the problem on hand is the target. We represent our clients and look after their interests in courts and at government authorities. The long-standing relationships that we enjoy with proprietors and entrepreneurs of middle-sized companies means that we fully understand their needs and concerns.
Timely and cost-conscious execution of our clients` affairs is our constant goal.
Main focal points of our counselling activities
Drafting of employment contracts, compensation models and regulations. Advice and representation in negotiations and disputes vis-à-vis employees, employee representatives, authorities and courts. Support in restructuring and reorganization. Assistance in obtaining work permits for employees.
Administration of bequests and other discrete assets; Formation and administration of companies for the protection of assets.
Bank Contract Law
General bank contracts; Credit contracts; Credit safeguarding; Re-structuring and reorganisation.
Founding of companies; Trust and Association contracts; Statutes; Increases of share capital; Going Public; Mergers & Acquisitions; Obligation contracts for shareholders; Corporate Governance.
Inspection of company mergers and other competitive law inquiries; Client representation in front of cartel or competition law bodies.
Drawing up of contracts especially for licences, research and development contracts and for other forms of cooperation between companies in the Life Sciences area.
Debt Chasing and Bankruptcy
Representation or proxy for creditors; Counselling for bankruptcy managers; Assistance in creditor panels.
Divorce and Separation Law
Estate counselling; Divorce conventions; Client representation in court especially for business proprietors operating under complex commercial circumstances.
Marriage contracts; Wills and testaments.
Inheritance and Testament Law
Layout and editing of testaments; Mandates as will executors; Inheritance divestiture.
Information Technology Law
IT- und Telecommunications law; Licence and concession law; Technology transfers. Property contracts and purchasing contracts; Counselling for purchase and rental contracts; Counselling in lease law.
Intellectual Property Law
Patent licences; Copyrights; Counselling in branding issues.
Client representation in courts and in administration actions before Swiss courts and authorities; Execution of foreign verdicts and receivables.
Drawing up of all kinds of original documents required by law for the public registration such legal acts as company formation; changing of statutes; building land purchasing contracts; mortgages; wills and testaments; notarisation of inheritances; marriage and inheritance contracts; preparation and execution of all kinds of land title and commercial registry activities (including when registration is not compulsory); confirmation of authenticity; registration of business quota assignments and similar deals for German companies according to German law.
Property Law and Purchasing Contracts
Contract counselling for purchasing and rentals, Rental law counselling.
Counselling of companies and private persons; Questions of domicile; Negotiation with and representation at tax authorities.
Normally we calculate the fees for our services according to the time spent on any one project. The hourly rate of your personal counsellor varies according to his professional experience and specific expert knowledge.
For the Notary services we use the tariff of the Canton of Basel-City.
For litigation matters, we use the fee tariff of the respective Canton, unless an agreement has been previously made to charge by time spent.
How to reach us
Take the motorway Exit No. 10 (Basel City / Basel Süd). At the traffic light turn right onto St. Jakobs-Strasse. Reserved parking is available to clients in the courtyard of our office building.
By public transport
From the main Swiss Railway Station (Bahnhof SBB) take Tram No. 8, 10 or 11 to the stop Aeschenplatz (first stop after leaving the SBB); alternatively 10 minutes on foot.
From the Airport Basel Mulhouse (BSL)
you can take a taxi – the journey usually takes around 20 minutes.