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Who's Who Legal (Switzerland 2020) - "Transport"

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Legal 500 (EMEA 2020) - "Transport"

"VISCHER's transport practice regularly acts for airlines on insurance, regulatory and transactional matters. The firm is also the primary legal consultant for Swiss International Air Lines; in recent work, it represented the client in a high-value tax litigation case before the Federal Court, assisted with international employment laws, and handled corporate governance and data protection duties. Other work includes acting for Jet Aviation in various disputes. Team head Urs Haegi and Christoph Niederer are the main names to note."

BILANZ 2019 edition of the top law firms in Switzerland

VISCHER with its Transport/Aviation team was honoured as one of the five most recommended law firms in aviation.

Legal 500 (EMEA 2019) - "Transport"

"VISCHER's transport department specialises in acting for airlines on corporate matters, contract negotiations and transactions, as well as insurance cases. Christoph Niederer and Urs Haegi are advising Swiss International Air Lines on various legal aspects concerning international employment, social security and tax issues. Managing associate Peter Kühn is another name to note."

Who's Who Legal (Switzerland 2019) - "Transport"

"Vischer's Urs Haegi is recognised as "an important lawyer" who "really stands out" for his work in the field of transport law. He is "very active in aviation," and provides expert advice on a number of complex corporate matters."

Who's Who Legal (Switzerland 2019) - "Transport"

"Peter Kühn is praised by peers as an "excellent lawyer, who is very reliable". He is particularly knowledgeable in aviation law, and advises both nationally and internationally in this area."

Who's Who Legal (Switzerland 2018) - "Transport"

"Urs Haegi at VISCHER stands out as 'a main man' in the Swiss transport market who is particularly recognised for his outstanding work across the aviation space.

Peter Kühn is widely recognised for his excellent aviation practice where he provides first-rate and effective counsel to both national and international clients."

Legal 500 (EMEA 2018) - "Transport"

"Top firm’ Vischer recently saw an increase in instructions from the aviation sector, but also covers the full spectrum of rail and maritime issues. The team supports Swiss International Airlines in various international tax matters as main adviser in Switzerland and also represented the client successfully against patent violation allegations regarding a mobile ticket application. Other recent highlight work includes advising DLH Fuel Company’s acquisition of a 12% stake in Unterflurbetankungsanlage Flughafen Zürich from an oil company. Deutsche Lufthansa is another key client. Christoph Niederer and associate Martin Dubach are recommended. Urs Haegi heads the practice."

Who's Who Legal (Switzerland 2017) - "Transport"

"VISCHER is a leading player in the aviation space, regularly advising and representing airline companies and affiliated clients in both non-contentious and contentious matters. Two individuals are selected for inclusion.

Practice head Urs Haegi is described as 'a well-known, active practitioner in the field' by one respondent. He offers clients considerable experience in contract drafting and negotiations.

Disputes specialist Thomas Weibel is recognised for his excellent work handling international contentious issues on both a national and international level."

Legal 500 (EMEA 2017) - "Transport"

"Vischer’s ‘outstanding aviation law practice’ regularly acts for Swiss International Air Lines, most recently in a dispute over Zurich airport charges. It also advised Element Financial on aircraft financing transactions. Urs Haegi and Stefan Rechsteiner are recommended."

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