Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 150 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug.
Our core business is advising our clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Our clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.
Most of our work has an international component. We have broad experience handling cross-border proceedings and transactions. Our extensive network consists of correspondent law firms which are all market leaders in their jurisdictions.
Bär & Karrer was repeatedly awarded Switzerland Law Firm of the Year by the most important international legal ranking agencies in recent years.
2016, 2015 and 2014 Mergermarket European M&A Awards
2016, 2013 and 2012 Chambers Awards
2016, 2015 and 2014 Legal 500 ("most recommended law firm in Switzerland")
2016 Trophées du Droit
2015 and 2014 IFLR Awards
2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010 The Lawyer European Awards
2015 Citywealth Magic Circle Awards ("Law firm of the Year - EMEA")
2014 Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards
At The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards 2016 in London, Bär & Karrer was the only Swiss law firm that was shortlisted. The firm's shortlistings concerned the following categories: