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Oliver Schmid

Chief Operating Officer, Switzerland


Oliver Schmid manages the Zurich back office of Baker McKenzie. He is responsible for the organization and administration of all non-legal areas. Oliver supports the management of the Zurich office in strategic aspects and in all areas of its daily business. He is also responsible for business development, marketing and communications of the Zurich office.

Before he took over the current position, Oliver was an associate in the Zurich office. He joined the Firm in 2010 as a law clerk, rejoining as an associate in 2016. Prior to his return, Oliver worked for two global private banks in the areas of legal and compliance, and as a research associate to Prof. Dr. Rainer J. Schweizer.

Oliver graduated from University of St.Gallen (M.A. HSG in Law) and is admitted to the bar in Switzerland.