Urs Haegi

Urs Haegi


work Schützengasse 1 Postfach
8021 Zürich


Attorney at Law


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

Mandates as board member

  • Board Member of various Swiss Corporations

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


  • German
  • English
  • French

Practice areas

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

Publications & Presentations


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