Baker & McKenzie in Switzerland
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Baker & McKenzie
Holbeinstrasse 30
Zurich 8034

+41 44 384 14 14
+41 44 384 12 84

Baker & McKenzie Zurich is one of the largest law firm offices in Switzerland. Our Zurich office has been an integral part of the Swiss legal landscape for more than 50 years. With our highly trained lawyers practicing in diverse areas of law, we have firmly established ourselves as a prominent force for our foreign and domestic clients.

Baker & McKenzie Zurich has vast experience in Swiss law as well as the laws of other countries. As part of a global network, we have a distinctive global way of thinking, working and behaving – "fluency" – across borders, issues and practices which provides our clients with legal services that exceeds the reach of our competitors. Our lawyers are well known for their ability to handle large corporate deals, cross-border transactions, substantial litigation and tailored tax advice.

Our success is the result of our commitment to our clients. Our training and quality management systems allow our lawyers to be on the cutting edge of legal developments, both in Switzerland and around the globe. We focus on providing our clients with practical, business-oriented advice based on thorough research and collaboration with our other international offices. As a result, we deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions that meet your individual or business goals.

Survey Africa's business law framework with Das Handelsrecht der Ohada, developed by lawyers in Baker & McKenzie, Zurich. With 17 member states, multinational network OHADA has been working to unify the region's commercial law for more than 20 years, toward legal certainty and improved investment conditions.
With Africa having a number of the fastest-growing economies worldwide, it is expected to catch the eye of more and more businesses looking to make investments. This attractiveness, however, requires sufficient infrastructure to be translated into actual investments and returns. What this means for Africa is elaborated on in this edition’s Feature section along with other legal developments across EMEA.
The Internal Revenue Service, together with the Department of Treasury, issued Notice 2015-66 (the Notice) which intends to amend the regulations under FATCA to extend various transitional rules. The intended amendments provides relief for financial institutions from impending deadlines and allows them to rely on the Notice until the regulations are amended.
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Every day our more than 4,000 lawyers, economists, tax advisors and other professionals share insights and best practices across borders and practices. We speak more than 75 languages and represent more than 55 nationalities, and the close relationships among our people fosters the trust needed to develop and deliver world-class solutions to multinational clients.

We share an uncompromising commitment to excellence, which explains why more of our lawyers are included as leading lawyers in the Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Best Lawyers than any other Global 20 law firm.

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Passionately global
We are passionately global — it's in our DNA.

We started with a vision of going global and were in eight countries before our 10th anniversary. Today we have 77 offices in 47 countries -- including the emerging markets so important to the growth of your business.
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We service clients throughout the world and in some countries where we do not have offices, working with carefully selected local firms to leverage our global knowledge and capabilities.

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We offer world-class career opportunities around the globe, while our entrepreneurial culture makes Baker & McKenzie a unique place to develop professionally.

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