Lukas Weinmann is a founding partner at HSW Legal Ltd and has nearly 20 years of working experience in all legal matters pertaining to collective investment schemes law. His main practice focuses on advising Swiss fund management companies and providers on the structuring, life-cycle management and distribution of all types of collective investment schemes under Swiss law, covering all asset classes and all investor categories. Further, he advises foreign fund providers in registration, listing, distribution and other regulatory matters.
Prior to founding HSW Legal Ltd, Lukas worked as managing associate for a top-tier boutique law firm, as case officer at the Federal Banking Commission in the investment funds department, as legal intern in a mid-size business law firm and as senior legal counsel in the fund management companies of a major Swiss bank in Zurich and Luxembourg.
Lukas was educated at the University of Zurich (lic. iur.) and at the University of New South Wales, Sydney (LLM). Lukas was admitted to the Bar in 2006 and is a recognised representative for the listing of securities on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Since 2011 Lukas has been a member of several expert committees and working groups of the Swiss Funds and Asset Management Association SFAMA.
In 2017, Lukas was recommended in Chambers Guide Europe and Chambers Guide Global as a leading individual investment funds in Switzerland.