Charlotte Rueegg

Charlotte Sophie Rüegg

Baker & McKenzie Zurich


Charlotte Rüegg is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Banking & Finance and Capital Markets teams in Zurich. Her practice focuses on finance transactions, banking and capital markets law. She also serves as an editor of a law journal in the fields of banking and capital markets law. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Charlotte worked several years with a major Swiss law firm where she gained in-depth experience in finance transactions. Charlotte obtained a LL.M. degree in international financial law from King's College London and worked as a research assistant at the University of St. Gallen.

Practice Focus

Charlotte advises clients in connection with debt finance transactions, including syndicated financings, acquisition finance, project finance, bond offerings and other securities transactions. She also regularly provides corporate legal support to clients. Charlotte took the bar exam in St. Gallen and is admitted to practice in Switzerland.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association


  • Switzerland (2015)


  • King's College London (LL.M. in International Financial Law) (2019)
  • University of St. Gallen (Master of Arts HSG in Law) (2014)
  • University of St. Gallen (Bachelor of Arts HSG in Law) (2012)


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Co-author, "Lending to a Company in Switzerland: Legal and Documentation Issues," (2023) Practical Law Practice Note
  • Co-author, "Die Aktienrechtsrevision aus dem Blickwinkel von Finanzierungstransaktionen", iusNet Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht, 03/2023
  • Author, "Sustainability Considerations in Debt Finance Transactions," CapLaw 02/2020
  • Co-author, "Sustainable Finance and ESG Disclosure in Switzerland," The Lawyer, The Climate Emergency Issue, April 2020
  • Author, "Nachhaltige Finanzierungen," Bilanz NR 01, December 2019
  • Author, "Rechtsmittel gegen Entscheide des Handelsgerichts (Fast-Track-System)," A. Brunner / P. Nobel (eds.), Handelsgericht Zürich 1866-2016, Festschrift zum 150. Jubiläum, Zurich 2016