Benjamin Dürig

Counsel

Benjamin Dürig is an experienced transaction lawyer with a focus on M&A and corporate finance transactions, and corporate law. He advises clients in M&A and corporate finance transactions and is an experienced team leader in complex transactions. He advises listed and non-listed entities, including regulated financial institutions. He has in-depth expertise on the legal issues relating to real estate in and outside of transactions, including regulatory aspects, environmental issues (polluted sites), and complex commercial lease agreements.

Benjamin Dürig is a regular speaker to various audiences on topics relating to his practice, including international lawyers’ conferences, commercial chambers and industry organisations.
 

Practice Areas:

Banking and Finance
Real Estate
Corporate and Commercial

Career:

2021 Attorney at Law Wenger Plattner
2009 Froriep Legal AG / Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep AG
2008 SchaerPartners Rechtsanwälte
2007 Bar admission
2004 Law clerk at the District Court of Bülach
2003 Trainee at the District Court of Bülach
2003 University of Zürich (lic.iur.)

Selected publications:

Construction and projects in Switzerland: overview
Thomson Reuters, Country Q&A, Switzerland, July 2021

Organtätigkeit in Sitz- und Holdinggesellschaften
EXPERT FOCUS (02/2021), p. 66-71

Environmental law and practice in Switzerland: overview
Thomson Reuters, June 2020

Construction and projects in Switzerland: overview, Practical Law
Thomson Reuters, Country Q&A, Switzerland, May 2020

Construction and projects in Switzerland: overview
Practical Law, Global Guide 2017/18

Focus on FinTech, National report of Switzerland
55th Annual AIJA Congress, Tokyo (August 2017)

Construction and projects in Switzerland: overview
Practical law, Global Guide 2016/2017

Finance for your clients: Harmonisation of Capital Markets, National report of Switzerland
54th Annual AIJA Congress, Munich

Construction and Projects in Switzerland: overview
Practical Law, Construction and Projects Global Guide 2015/16

Banking in the crosshairs: Investigations by financial regulators and competition authorities in the banking industry – Libor, Forex, what next?
In: National report of Switzerland for 53rd Annual AIJA Congress, London 2015

New guidelines on derivatives
In: ILO International Law Office, Newsletter, 22 October 2014

New Swiss Rules on the Distribution of Foreign Collective Investment Schemes in Switzerland – What Distributors Should Be Aware of
Froriep Renggli Newsletter, February 2013

New landscape
In: The Lawyer, June 2012

Switzerland’s proposed new rules on foreign collective investment schemes
In: Froriep Renggli Newsletter, May 2012

Das Retentionsrecht des Vermieters/Verpächters von Geschäftsräumen – ein Schwanengesang?
In: Hotellerie- und Gastronomiezeitung, Recht, 30. November 2011

Fallstricke im Mietrecht, Teil 6: Eigenheiten des Verfahrens in Mietstreitigkeiten
In: SVIT (Hg.), Immobilia März 2010, S. 38 f.

Fallstricke im Mietrecht, Teil 5: Mängel bei Mietobjektsrückgabe
In: SVIT (Hg.), Immobilia Februar 2010, S. 32 f.

Fallstricke im Mietrecht, Teil 4: Die Krux mit der Ausweisung
In: SVIT (Hg.), Immobilia Januar 2010, S. 30

Fallstricke im Mietrecht, Teil 3: Kündigen wegen Zahlungsverzug
In: SVIT (Hg.), Immobilia Dezember 2009, S. 32 f.

Fallstricke im Mietrecht, Teil 2: Hürdenreiche Mietzinserhöhung
In: SVIT (Hg.), Immobilia November 2009, S. 32 f.

Fallstricke im Mietrecht, Teil 1
In: SVIT (Hg.), Immobilia Oktober 2009, S. 32 f.

Contact

Benjamin Dürig lic. iur.
Attorney at Law
Wenger Plattner
Attorneys at Law Tax Advisors Public Notaries
Seestrasse 39 | P.O. Box
8700 Küsnacht-Zürich

T +41 43 222 38 00
F +41 43 222 38 01
benjamin.duerig@wenger-plattner.ch

Admission:

Bar admission (2007)

Languages:

English, German, French

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