Bischof

Roger Bischof

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Zurich

Biography

Roger Bischof is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Zurich office. He began his career as an apprentice at a Swiss national insurance fund. After completion of his studies, Mr. Bischof joined Baker McKenzie Zurich as a law clerk in 2009. In 2015/2016, he worked for Baker McKenzie’s Singapore office. Mr. Bischof previously was a senior external auditor and a senior consultant in the audit and corporate finance departments of a Big Four accounting firm in Geneva. He also gained experience as a management accountant for a car supplier in Shanghai and as a legal counsel in Singapore for the downstream business of one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies with front-line responsibility for the jurisdictions Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand. Mr. Bischof is dually qualified as both a Swiss lawyer and a UK chartered certified accountant. He is the co-founding president of the international association of attorney-chartered accountants (IAA-CA) and actively involved in Baker McKenzie's EMEA-China initiative.


Practice Focus

Mr. Bischof mainly advises multinational and domestic clients in the areas of corporate restructuring and reorganization, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, financing, capital markets, and general corporate law.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Swiss Bar Association - Member
  • Zurich Bar Association - Member
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - Member
  • Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) - Associate
  • Turnaround Management Association (TMA) - Member
  • Asia Transformation & Turnaround Association (ATTA) - Associate
  • International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL) - Member
  • International Association of Attorney-Chartered Accountants (IAA-CA) - President
  • American Academy of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (AAA-CPA) - Member

Admissions

  • Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) (2015)
  • Switzerland (2012)

Education

  • University of St. Gallen (M.A. HSG Economics & Law) (2009)
  • Beijing Normal University (Exchange Student) (2009)
  • Tongji University Shanghai (Exchange Student) (2009)
  • San Diego State University (Exchange Student) (2008)
  • University of St. Gallen (B.A. HSG Economics & Law) (2007)

Languages

  • French
  • English
  • German
  • Mandarin

Previous Offices

  • Singapore