Litigation

Litigation

We support our clients with commitment and efficiency in out-of-court negotiations and settlement discussions. If an amicable settlement can not be reached, we represent their interests in arbitration proceedings as well as in court and administrative proceedings in all matters of civil, administrative and criminal law.

Litigation
  • Extrajudicial and judicial representation

    Our attorneys assist and represent you in all matters of civil, administrative and criminal law, both in out-of-court negotiations and settlement discussions, as well as in disputes before conciliation authorities, ordinary courts and authorities, commercial courts or arbitration tribunals in Lucerne and throughout Switzerland.

  • Civil litigation

    In order to assert and enforce your rights, we represent you in out-of-court negotiations and in proceedings before conciliation authorities, all instances of the ordinary courts, commercial courts or arbitration tribunals in Lucerne and throughout Switzerland. We have extensive litigation experience in the following areas in particular: General contract law, construction and real estate law, labour law, tenancy law, family and inheritance law, divorce law, IT/ICT and data protection law, corporate law, debt collection and bankruptcy law, business law, intellectual property law and enforcement proceedings. 

  • Arbitration proceedings

    Our lawyers advise and represent you in national arbitration proceedings in accordance with the relevant arbitration rules as well as in ad hoc proceedings in the specialist areas of general contract and commercial law, real estate law, construction law, labour law, tenancy law and data protection law.

  • Administrative proceedings

    We support and represent you in all matters of public law in negotiations and in proceedings before regulatory authorities and communal, cantonal or federal authorities - in particular in the areas of construction (e.g. building permits, development plans, local planning procedures), tendering, expropriation, energy and data protection - before the cantonal administrative and social security courts, the Federal Administrative Court or the Federal Supreme Court.

  • Criminal Procedure Law

    Our lawyers comprehensively represent your rights in criminal investigations and criminal proceedings in Lucerne and throughout Switzerland. We provide support at all stages of criminal proceedings, both as private attorneys and as criminal defence lawyers, with expertise and personal commitment. We represent companies and executives in the context of official investigations, enforcement measures and internal investigations.

  • Strategic advice

    Before any litigation, our lawyers provide comprehensive advice on developing a strategy to avoid litigation and assessing the risks and costs of litigation. Drafting contracts in all areas of law to avoid litigation risks is also part of the comprehensive strategic advice.

  • Coordinated proceedings

    In addition to civil litigation, criminal and/or administrative proceedings often have to be conducted in parallel and strategically coordinated. Where necessary, we deploy our expertise efficiently and in teams to ensure that you are in the best possible hands at every stage of the proceedings.

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Christian Leupi

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Michael Schumacher

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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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Litigation

Extrajudicial and judicial representation, civil litigation, debt collection and bankruptcy proceedings, arbitration proceedings, administrative proceedings, criminal procedural law.

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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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Public procurement law

Public procurement law, advice on the preparation of tenders and invitations to tender, preparation and implementation of the award procedure, appeals against tenders.

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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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