Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers

CMS Switzerland’s Insolvency and Restructuring Team has extensive knowledge in the field of both domestic and international insolvency, restructuring and enforcement law. Our core competencies include:

  • Debt enforcement, bankruptcy and composition proceedings
  • Proceedings to set aside the objection
  • Debt enforcement and bankruptcy related appeal proceedings
  • Proceedings concerning actions to contest the schedule of admitted claims
  • Opposition proceedings
  • Avoidance action proceedings
  • Proceedings concerning the freezing of assets
  • Proceedings concerning the enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitration awards in Switzerland

Furthermore, we advise Swiss companies, as well as domestic and foreign financial creditors on restructuring and reorganisation measures. This includes, in particular, providing advice on nonperforming loans and bonds, debt restructuring and financing operations, debt equity swaps, judicial and extrajudicial composition agreements and restructuring loans.

We also have a wealth of experience in the field of international insolvency law, such as advising and assisting foreign insolvency administrators in the enforcement of claims in Switzerland resp. in the addition of domestic assets to the foreign insolvency estate.

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Reto Hunsperger, LL.M.
Part­ner
Switzerland, Zurich
Reto Hunsperger acts as head of the insolvency and restructuring department at CMS Zurich.He specialises in litigation and arbitration. With this focus, he represents national and international companies...
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Dr Marjolaine Jakob, ArbP
As­so­ci­ate
Switzerland, Zurich
Marjolaine Jakob specialises in domestic and international insolvency law as well as litigation and arbitration.She advises clients in all matters of national and international insolvency law and represents...
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Marzia Schilleci
As­so­ci­ate
Switzerland, Zurich
Marzia Schilleci's practice focuses on litigation in state courts and other authorities as well as arbitration.She specializes in advising and representing both companies and private individuals in national...
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Pascal Stocker
As­so­ci­ate
Switzerland, Zurich
Pascal Stocker focuses on national and international M&A transactions both sell and buy side including bidding processes (auctions) and private equity as well as on general corporate, commercial and contract...
Dr Dorota Paczoska Kottmann
Train­ee
Switzerland, Zurich
Dorota Paczoska Kottmann is a trainee lawyer at CMS. She specialises mainly in the field of international arbitration and litigation. After having obtained her master’s degree at the Silesian University...
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Dr. jur. Ferdinand Blezinger, LL.M.
Switzerland, Zurich
Ferdinand Blezinger focuses on M&A, Restructuring, Private Equity and general corporate law.He advises on national and international M&A transactions, both on the buy- and sell-side.Ferdinand Blezinger...