Top-Rankings 2018

Chambers Europe

Wenger Plattner has been recommended in both practice area and individual categories by Chambers Europe in their 2018 research. With a band 1 rating in Insolvency and Restructuring, Wenger Plattner has been recognised once again for its excellence in this area.

Practice Areas:
Insolvency and Restructuring
Real Estate
Arbitration

Individuals:
Karl Wüthrich
, „Star Individual“ for his expertise in Insolvency and Restructuring
Brigitte Umbach-Spahn, Band 1 for her expertise in Insolvency and Restructuring
Fritz Rothenbühler, Band 3 for his work in Insolvency and Restructuring
Thomas Wetzel, Band 4 for his expertise in Real Estate
Werner Wenger, as Senior Statesman in the category Arbitrator for Dispute Resolution

The Legal 500

The Legal 500 recommended Wenger Plattner as „leading law firm for German-speaking Switzerland“. Wenger Plattner has been especially praised for its expertise in „Insolvency & Corporate Recovery“. Furthermore, Wenger Plattner has been recommended for the following practice areas:

  • Commercial, corporate and M&A

  • Competition

  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation

  • Private Clients

Eight of our lawyers are specifically recommended for Switzerland:
Karl Wüthrich and Brigitte Umbach-Spahn figure both as „Leading lawyers“ for their expertise in „Insolvency & Corporate Recovery”.
Stefan Bossart  has been mentioned in the category „Next generation lawyers“.
Oliver Künzler, Dieter Gränicher and Marc Nater have been recommended for the practice area „Commercial, corporate and M&A”.
Stephan Kesselbach and Dieter Gränicher have been recommended for the practice area „Dispute resolution/Litigation”.
Fritz Rothenbühler and Dieter Gränicher have been recommended for the practice area „Competition”.

Who's Who Legal

WWL has determined that several Wenger Plattner lawyers qualify to be highlighted as experts in their respective practice areas:
Brigitte Umbach-Spahn is the only Swiss lawyer who has been ranked as the „most highly regarded lawyers (Thought Leaders)“  in the practice area Insolvency and Restructuring.
Karl Wüthrich has been recommended as a Top-Tier-1-lawyer in Insolvency and Restructuring.
Filippo Beck has been recommended as a Private Clients expert.
Stephan Cueni has been recognised as a Transport expert.
Fritz Rothenbühler stands out as „one of the best-known names in the practice area Insolvency and Restructuring.
Thomas Wetzel has been recommended as an expert for Construction law & Real Estate who „boats deep experience of real estate law.
Oliver Künzler has been ranked for Life Sciences expert.
Karin Graf has been recommended as a Litigation expert.
Filippo Th. Beck has been recommended as a Private Client expert.
Werner Wenger has been recommended in the category Arbitration.

The Best Lawyers Switzerland

Two lawyers of Wenger Plattner have been awarded as “Best Lawyer of the year 2018“ in their respective fields of expertise:
Karl Wüthrich for Insolvency and Restructuring
Thomas Wetzel for Real Estate

Martindale

Salome Barth has been named for the practice areas Private Clients and Litigation and Arbitration.
Dr. Dr. h.c. Heinz Aemisegger has been recommended for the practice areas Constitutional and Administrative Law, Real Estate and Litigation and Arbitration.
Filippo Th. Beck has been recommended for Private Clients and Banking and Finance.

Top law firms 2018 - Bilanz

The economic magazine BILANZ and the newspaper Le Temps have once again listed Wenger Plattner among the leading top Swiss law firms in their newest ranking for the following practice areas:

Construction & Planning Law ★★★★★
Real Estate ★★★★★
Health & Remedy Law ★★★★
Restructuring & Insolvency ★★★★★

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especially recommended by colleagues and customers
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often recommended by colleagues and customers