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Funds Lawyers

Whether you are launching, operating, lending to or investing in a fund or an alternative indirect investment vehicle, you need to overcome legal hurdles which may be from a domestic and/or cross-border perspective. Our pan-European funds group advises across your key asset classes including private equity, real estate, infrastructure, hedge, venture capital, debt and exchange traded funds. We advise on all types of funds and other indirect structures and across the lifecycle. Our experience and varied client base enables us to advise on the commercial as well as the legal and tax aspects.

We are highly skilled at, and have a reputation for, efficiency and providing commercial and pragmatic advice to reach successful deal conclusions quickly and on sensible budgets. We recognise the fast-moving regulatory climate and aim to simplify the legal minefield with our expert funds guides. These cover developments such as those affecting passporting and private placement regimes and allow you to keep pace with key market changes. We also actively engage in the legislative process, seeking to influence outcomes for the benefit of our client base.

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Tina Balzli
Tina Balzli, LL.M. (NYU), LL.M. (NUS)
Head of Fintech & Blockchain
Switzerland, Zurich
Tina Balzli specializes in banking, insurance, financial and capital markets law, general corporate and commercial law as well as mergers & acquisitions, with a particular focus on fintech and blockchain. She...
André E. Lebrecht
Dr André E. Lebrecht, LL.M.
Switzerland, Zurich
Dr André E. Lebrecht’s main focus is on legal issues in commercial matters, in particular transactions, litigation, arbitration and regulatory work, mainly but not exclusively for banks, collective...
Vaïk Müller
Dr Vaïk Müller
Co-Head of Banking & Finance Geneva
Switzerland, Geneva
Vaïk Müller's main areas of focus are banking, regulatory, financial services and products, including funds and derivatives, as well as compliance and regulatory matters, including in the field of FinTech...
Alex Bardin
Alex Bardin, LL.M. (Harvard)
Switzerland, Zurich
Alex Bardin’s practice consists primarily of arbitration and litigation as well as new technologies (FinTech) and commercial law matters.He advises companies and individuals in national and international...
Matthias Kuert
Dr Matthias Kuert, LL.M.
Switzerland, Zurich
Matthias advises clients in general contract, commercial and financial law matters (including capital markets law). In these fields, he also handles proceedings, be it in front of state courts, arbitral...
Patrick Neher
Patrick Neher
Switzerland, Zurich
Patrick Neher studied law at the University of Zurich. He graduated with a Master of Law (magna cum laude) in 2021. Prior to his studies, he worked as an accountant for a renowned international business...