Muriel Florence Pasche

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Zurich

Biography

Muriel Pasche is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Zurich office and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group. She graduated from the University of Bern in 2006 and joined the Firm as a trainee in 2007. After her bar admission in Switzerland, she worked with the Firm from 2009 to 2015, taking a leave of absence in 2011 to earn her LLM in Corporate Governance & Practice from Stanford Law School. She has worked in the New York office of a major US law firm, and before rejoining the Firm in 2017, acted as legal counsel for a global private aviation company.

Practice Focus

Muriel Pasche advises multinational and local clients on a broad range of corporate transactions, particularly domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate reorganizations, as well as on capital markets transactions. She also routinely advises clients on general corporate and commercial law matters.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised on several major domestic and cross-border reorganizations including the global separation and spin-off of a large business unit of a listed entity.
  • Acted for a global pharmaceutical company in a cross-border sale including the pre-closing carve-out and reorganization of the respective business unit.
  • Represented a global financial services company in its project for the global outsourcing of facilities management services through an auction process.
  • Advised a major food company on its supply chain restructuring and relocation of its European headquarters to Switzerland.
  • Advised a US corporation on its public takeover in Switzerland and on the procedure of delisting the target company from SIX Swiss Exchange AG.

Admissions

  • Zurich~Switzerland (2009)

Education

  • Stanford Law School (LLM) (2011)
  • University of Berne (Master's degree Law) (2006)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish