Nature of practice and clients
Homburger is a full service corporate law firm. Since 1957, Homburger advises and represents companies, entrepreneurs, boards and executives in transactions as well as in complex cases, both domestically and internationally.
The firm offers comprehensive top notch legal and transactional advice as well as support in negotiations and represents its clients before courts and arbitral tribunals, in administrative proceedings as well as in criminal and regulatory investigations. In so doing, Homburger places great value not only on the efficient pursuit of sustainable solutions, but also on the achievement of its clients' individual commercial goals. Homburger has 34 partners and a total of approximately 130 professionals, including certified tax experts, from all Swiss language regions and other countries. Most of its lawyers have additional qualifications and have studied or worked abroad.
Homburger works closely with leading law firms around the world which enables the firm to provide its clients with tailored one-stop solutions, regardless of where their business activities take place.
Legal publications and league tables consistently rank Homburger in the top tier of its main areas of practice.
Homburger's main areas of practice are:
- M&A (including private equity and real estate).
- Financial services and insurance,
- White collar crime and investigations.
- Employment law.
- Private clients.
- Restructuring and insolvency.
Furthermore, Homburger features regional focus groups for Brazil, China, India, Japan, Russia and Turkey, which include lawyers familiar with dealing with clients in and from these countries and their specific needs and constraints.
- Insolvency and directors' duties in Switzerland: overview
- Corporate governance and directors' duties in Switzerland: overview
- Regulation of state and supplementary pension schemes in Switzerland: overview
- Employment and employee benefits in Switzerland: overview
- Public mergers and acquisitions in Switzerland: overview
- Acquisition finance in Switzerland: overview
- Financial crime in Switzerland: overview
- Anti-enforcement injunctions: an alternative to anti-suit injunctions in support of arbitration?
- Switzerland: Ethics and practicalities
- Obtaining documents and information in Switzerland: the use and abuse of data protection law