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Urs Haegi


work Schützengasse 1 P.O. Box
8021 Zurich


Attorney at Law / Senior Counsel
Urs Haegi

Urs Haegi is leader of VISCHER's transport/aviation team and immigration team. He 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. Urs Haegi was Managing Partner of Vischer from 2006 to 2011, president of the Zurich Bar Association in 2009 and 2010 and from 2017 to 2019 he was the 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
  • 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
Memberships in Associations
  • Swiss Bar Association (President 2017-2019)
  • 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 Law
  • Employment
  • Immigration Law
  • Immigrationsrecht
  • Information Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • IT Law
  • Legal Profession Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Location Planning
  • M&A
  • Pharma
  • Private Clients
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate Law
  • Venture Capital