Corporate law

Corporate law

Our experienced attorneys and notaries support you in all aspects of corporate law.

Corporate law
  • Formation of legal entities and companies

    Our experienced notaries perform public notarisations for corporate formations in the canton of Lucerne and throughout Switzerland. We form joint-stock companies (Ltd.), limited liability companies (LLC) and set up subsidiaries or branch offices for you in Switzerland. For more information, please refer to Notarial services.

  • Restructuring of companies

    We support you and your company in the event of a merger, a demerger, a conversion of corporate form or a transfer of assets and liabilities in accordance with the Merger Act and notarise the necessary resolutions for you. Furthermore, our notaries will assist you with amendments to the Articles of Association, with the transfer of registered office, capital increases or capital reductions, and advise you in the event of changes to the board of directors or the executive board; we also support you in all dealings with the Commercial Register. For more information, please refer to Notarial services.

  • Advice on general corporate law and management

    Our business attorneys advice you as a shareholder, board member or managing director and support you in respect of strategic and operational issues. We prepare shareholder and partnership agreements, corporate rules of procedure or standard employment contracts. Our law firm acts as an external legal department for your company and also handles corporate housekeeping. Together with our notaries, we perform the necessary notarisations (for example, changes to the board of directors or executive board, change of registered office, amendments to the articles of association, etc.).

  • Advice and representation on M&A transactions, reorganisations and corporate succession

    Our law firm advises and supports you and your company across the entire spectrum of business law. Our commercial attorneys advise you on the planning and execution of a national or international acquisition, sale of a company or merger transaction (M&A). We perform due diligence for you, prepare the requisite share purchase agreements for you (in the case of a share deal) or assist you with regard to asset deals or management buy-outs. We will support you and your company in reorganisation and refinancing matters, and assist you and your family in planning and managing corporate succession.

  • Extrajudicial and in court representation

    Our law firm represents you and your company in all areas of corporate and commercial law in extrajudicial proceedings as well as in all proceedings before the ordinary courts, commercial courts, special courts or arbitration tribunals, both in the canton of Lucerne and throughout Switzerland.

Grossenbacher Attorneys at Law have been elected by Mobimo Holding AG and Calida Holding AG as independent representatives of voting rights.

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Adminis­trative law

Concessions, rulings, public procedural law, state liability, procurement, public-sector labour law.

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Construc­tion & Real Estate

Construction and planning law, contract law (e.g. contracts for works and services, planning agreements), real estate law, notarisations.

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Contract law

Negotiating, editing, drafting and enforcing contracts in distinct sectors and areas of the law.

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Corporate law

Corporate formation, restructuring, M&A transactions, reorganisation and succession.

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Criminal law

Criminal law, white-collar criminal law, criminal procedure, prevention of crime, criminal defence, private plaintiff actions.

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Debt Collec­tion & Bankruptcy

Debt Enforcement, collection, dismissal of objections to collection, bankruptcy, attachment, trustee's appointments.

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Employment

Employment contracts (IEA/CEA), terminations, equal pay, notice periods and blocking periods, transfers of a business, insurance.

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Energy & Environment

Energy and environmental law, concessions, power networks, noise protection, contaminated sites.

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Inheritance & Family

Pre- and postnuptial agreement, contracts of inheritance and wills, advance directives, cohabitation agreements, registered partnerships, marital and inheritance law.

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IT & data protection

IT contract documents, domain disputes, internet law, ICT projects, data protection advice.

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Notarial services

Incorporation or restructuring of companies (Ltd., LLC) and foundations, purchase of real estate, pre- or postnuptial agreement, inheritance agreement, certifications.

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Relocation & sett­lement

Business relocation, settlement of private individuals and professionals, market entry, work authorisation.

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Separation & divorce

Divorce law, legal separation, preliminary relief in domestic relations proceedings, separation agreement, divorce settlement.

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Tenancy law

Rental of residential and commercial premises, leases, commercial tenancy agreements, rents, notices of termination, challenges to notices of termination, evictions.

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