Gerhard Schmid

Of Counsel

Gerhard Schmid is a counsel, advising clients on constitutional and administrative matters as well as life sciences and health law. He has honed his expertise over decades, both in practice and in academia.

Practice Areas:

Constitutional and Administrative Law
Life Sciences and Health Law


Vice-President of the board of directors of the Universitätsspital Basel
Foundation board member of the Novartis Research Foundation


2013 Counsel Wenger Plattner
1997 Partner Wenger Plattner
1989 Head of the legal and insurance division of an international pharmaceutical & chemistry enterprise
1974 Legal counsel for an international pharmaceutical & chemistry enterprise
1970 University of Basel (Dr. iur.)
1968 University of Basel (lic. iur.)


Selected publications:

Öffentliches Wirtschaftsrecht (in German)
2., vollständig überarbeitete Auflage, Basel 2011 (zusammen mit Rhinow René A. / Biaggini Giovanni / Uhlmann Felix), about 90 other publications


Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schmid
Attorney at Law
Wenger Plattner
Attorneys at Law Tax Advisors Public Notaries
Aeschenvorstadt 55
4010 Basel

T +41 61 279 70 00
F +41 61 279 70 01


Bar admission (1972)


German, English, French, Portuguese