Urs Haegi

Urs Haegi

Attorney at Law


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Phone: +41 58 211 34 45

Urs Haegi

About Urs Haegi

Urs Haegi has been advising business owners and their companies on corporate and contract law, in transactions, business structuring and succession planning, since the beginning of his legal career in 1990. He has extensive experience in establishing businesses in Switzerland and is also an acknowledged expert in the field of work and residency permits. He is a member of various Boards of Directors and Trustee Boards. He is teamleader of VISCHER's aviation and immigration team. Urs Haegi was Managing Partner of Vischer from 2006 to 2011 and was president of the Zurich Bar Association in 2009 and 2010. He is the actual President of the Swiss Bar Association.



  • University of St. Gallen (M.B.L.-HSG, 2003)
  • University of California at Davis and Berkeley, Orientation in American Law (1991)
  • University of Zurich (lic. iur., 1987)
  • University of St. Gallen, Business Administration

Practice Areas

Aviation Biotechnology Law Commercial Law Communication Law Corporate and Commercial Employment Immigration Immigration Law Information Law Intellectual Property IT Law Life Sciences Location Planning M&A Pharma Private Clients Private Equity Real Estate Venture Capital

Memberships in Associations

  • President of the Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association (President 2009/2010)
  • Zurich Lawyers Association
  • International Bar Association
  • German competition lawyers association


  • Managing Partner VISCHER (2006-2011)
  • Associate with a major law firm in Zurich
  • Court clerk

Mandates as board member

  • Board Member of various Swiss Corporations

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Schützengasse 1, Postfach, 8021 Zürich
Phone +41 58 211 34 00

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