legal excellence

Our highly experienced lawyers are specialized in selected areas of practice, while we always place our emphasis on teamwork and cooperation to ensure the success of our clients.

 

Corporate and Commercial law

 

Our multilingual lawyers provide extensive advice in all aspects of corporate law to both Swiss and multinational companies, ranging from the incorporation of legal entities, corporate and business restructurings to liquidations and insolvencies. We also focus on compliance and risk management.

 

Our specialists further counsel on company acquisitions and sales, takeovers and mergers, joint ventures and investment transactions. We also specialize in private equity and venture capital deals for start-ups in the industry and health sector.

 

We have a large expertise in drafting, negotiating and enforcing complex commercial contracts in various fields, including distribution, cooperation, agency and franchise agreements.

 

Litigation and Arbitration

 

Our expertise in litigation covers civil and commercial disputes, as well as criminal cases before the Swiss federal courts, including the Swiss Federal Supreme Court. Our focus is always to provide to our national and foreign clients from all business sectors a cost-effective, goal-oriented service, aiming at achieving top-quality results.

 

Our attorneys have also been involved in complex arbitrations conducted under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce, the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution  and the Court of Arbitration of Sport.

 

Life Sciences and Health

 

Our lawyers are proficient at delivering an array of legal services to companies active in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical devices business, including licensing, research & development, supply & manufacturing agreements as well as product liability & regulatory aspects.

 

Energy & Trading

 

H&B Law has an extensive expertise in the energy sector, mainly advising clients in oil & gas and commodities trading, allowing us to represent clients regularly in cutting edge, multi-jurisdictional energy disputes, both by means of litigation and arbitration.

 

Sports and Entertainment Law

 

Our clients are international and national federations, clubs and sport organizations, athletes, event organizers, sponsors and media dealing with sport matters, as well as clients active in the entertainment and art business, which we advise in all legal issues based on our wealth of experience in these fields.

 

Employment Law

 

Our labor law practice provides support to employers and executives across a large spectrum of issues including drafting and amending work contracts, termination and severance agreements, mass redundancies, social security matters and work permits. We also represent clients in judicial disputes before the dedicated labor courts.

 

Private Clients

 

Our highly skilled team of experts advises high net worth individuals and corporate clients on wealth management and inheritance law issues, including immigration law, residence and nationality, as well as family office services