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Christian Schneiter


work Schützengasse 1 P.O. Box
8021 Zurich


Attorney at Law / Managing Associate
Christian Schneiter

Christian Schneiter’s practice focuses on advising Swiss and foreign banks, other financial institutions and corporations on a wide range of complex financing transactions (including syndicated financings, acquisition finance, structured finance and asset finance). As an expert representative of issuers recognized by the Regulatory Board of the SIX Swiss Exchange, he also specializes in equity capital market transactions, such as IPOs, capital increases, Global Depository Receipt (GDR) and American Depository Receipt (ADR) deals as well as debt capital market transactions, including bonds, convertible bonds as well as hybrid capital instruments. Further, he is experienced in mergers & acquisitions, restructuring and insolvency as well as corporate and commercial law matters.

Christian Schneiter is admitted to the bar in Switzerland. He studied at the University of Bern (BLaw/MLaw) and obtained an LL.M. degree from the Sorbonne-Assas International Law School in Singapore (with distinction for the best graduation of the academic year).

  • Sorbonne-Assas International Law School, Singapore (LL.M., 2020, best graduation of the academic year)
  • Bar admission: Switzerland (2016)
  • University of Berne (Master of Law, 2013)
  • University of Berne (Bachelor of Law, 2011)
  • Associate at two leading business law firms in Zurich
  • Junior Associate at a business law firm in Berne
  • Legal Trainee at the District Public Law Authority Berne-Mittelland (Canton of Berne)
  • Legal Trainee at the District Court Oberland (Canton of Berne)
Memberships in Associations
  •  International Bar Association (IBA)
  •  Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  •  Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  •  International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • German
  • English
  • French
Practice areas
  • Banking Law
  • China Desk
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Data Protection
  • eDiscovery
  • Financing
  • Insolvency Law
  • M&A
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate Law
  • Restructuring and Reorganisation
  • Venture Capital