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4 January 2024 Our new Partner in the Corporate & Commercial Team

We are pleased to announce that we have appointed Lukas Züst, LL.M., Attorney at Law, as Partner as of January 1, 2024.

Lukas Züst is an attorney-at-law with 18 years of experience in advising Swiss and international clients in investment and commercial transactions. He advises his clients on direct investments in Switzerland and abroad, joint ventures, sale, distribution and agency law; assisting them in negotiating and drafting complex commercial agreements of all kinds.

Since 2016, Lukas Züst has successfully managed our China Desk, which offers tailor-made solutions for Swiss companies operating in China and Chinese companies wishing to expand their presence in Switzerland and Europe. Prior to that, he worked for nine years for an international law firm and led China-related mandates. He lived in Shanghai from 2006 to 2011 and is fluent in Chinese.

He has worked with clients from various industries, focusing on medtech, high-tech, consumer goods and food products.

In addition to his legal practice, Lukas Züst is a board member of the Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCC). In this function, he is responsible for the legal chapter and SMEs.

Lukas Züst studied law at the University of Zurich and was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 2003. In 2007, he completed his LL.M. studies in international business law at the National University of Singapore and the East China University of Political Science and Law in Shanghai.

We are delighted to welcome Lukas Züst as a partner and wish him continued success at VISCHER!

Lukas Züst

Partner, Head of China Desk
+41 58 211 34 35
[email protected]