we deliver legal services in a businesslike manner
We push the boundaries of strategic advice to better overcome our clients’ most complex and pressing challenges. We strive for perfection and always act with integrity.
Your ideas, technology, products and brands are essential to your business. We help you identify, protect, exploit, defend and enforce these assets to maximize their value.
- Trademarks & Names
- Unfair Competition
- Geographical Indications
- Data Protection & Privacy
- Trade secrets & Know-How
- Media & Entertainment
- R&D & Technology
- Sponsorship, Endorsement & Product-Placement
- Internet & Social Media
- Software & Mobile App
- Licensing & Distribution
- IP Due Diligence
We represent both industry leaders and challengers for whom intellectual property and other intangible assets are often of very significant value and at the heart of their business.
Pre-contentious & contentious activities are central pillars of HOUSE ATTORNEYS’ IP practice. We not only enforce clients’ intellectual property rights against infringers but also ward off unwelcome claims by developing tailor-made strategies, including at an international and multijurisdictional level.
We are known for our expertise in IP transactions, advise our clients on IP strategy, file and prosecute IP rights and administer global portfolios.
Technology impacts every industry and has become essential to our clients’ business success. With our cross-expertise in IP, tax and commercial matters, we advise clients on some of the most cutting-edge technology issues taking into account the multiple dimensions of the challenges they face.
Tax affects everything we do in business and in our personal lives. We provide high-end strategic advice, structuring and solution-finding that help our clients protect and promote their interests.
- Personal Tax
- Corporate Tax
- International Administrative Assistance
- Intercantonal & International Taxation
- Transaction Taxation
- Tax Dispute
- Not-for-Profit Organisations
- Lump Sum Taxation
- Inheritance Tax
- Taxation of Trust
- Real Estate Taxation
- Estate & Tax Planning
- Value Added Tax & Custom Duties
- Tax Compliance & Risk Management
- Voluntary Disclosure
We provide bespoke tax advice on the full range of domestic and international tax law, with a focus on delivering pragmatic solutions.
Our team advises individuals, entrepreneurs, deal-makers and families in respect of their tax and estate planning, wealth reorganisation and charitable projects. We also assist domestic and multinational companies on M&A transactions, due diligence, audit, restructuring, corporate and real estate financing, and double tax treaty applications.
Our tax experts and lawyers have extensive experience and a successful track record in dealing with tax authorities and obtaining advance rulings for both companies and individuals.
Disputes are part of personal and business life. Each is unique and requires a bespoke solution. Whether it requires litigation or an alternative dispute resolution method to resolve successfully, we advise you from A to Z in this process.
- General Commercial
- Intellectual Property & IT
- Unfair Competition
- Corporate & Related Matters
- Bankruptcy & Insolvency
- Legal & Administrative Assistance
- International Enforcement
- White Collar Crime
Companies and individuals turn to us for our strong experience in complex, high-stake and cross-border disputes.
Our people are seasoned in quickly analysing the facts and giving our clients clear options from the outset. We assist and represent individuals and companies on pre-contentious strategic measures as well as before Swiss courts and authorities and in arbitrations.
We are also at the forefront of legal project management, at the crossroads of in-house and external Counsels, assisting clients in defining objectives, evaluating risks, selecting teams and implementing strategic goals.
Your business matters to us. We make sure we understand your needs and challenge conventional ways of working to deliver results that go beyond legal advice.
- General Contracts
- Commercial Transactions
- Company Law
- Shareholders’ Agreement
- Real Estate
- Associations, Trusts & Foundations
We offer support to entrepreneurs and companies to help them make the right decisions in times of stability and in times of crisis.
From the outset, our people design a comprehensive mind-map, giving a clear vision of the most complex situations. We then deliver bespoke strategies to ensure our clients are prepared to better face the challenges ahead.
We build and orchestrate task forces to advise, structure, and draft complex transactions that aim to protect and grow our clients’ business. Combined with our expertise in tax law, we are able to advise our clients on optimising not only their transactions but also their different business structures.
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