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

"Michael Waldner is a well-known expert in administrative law who is recommended for providing sophisticated regulatory advice to a range of major clients in the sector."

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

"Stefan Rechsteiner is a highly respected energy lawyer who impresses peers with his deep knowledge of public law and extensive experience advising large energy companies."

Chambers Europe (2019) - "Energy"

"Michael Waldner assists clients with regulatory issues, as well as supporting them in disputes concerning priority rights. One commentator states: "He is a really smart guy."

Chambers Europe (2019) - "Energy" - Band 1

"Stefan Rechsteiner represented Repower in a dispute concerning the liberalisation of the Swiss metering market. He offers further experience handling compliance and regulatory matters. Clients report that they receive "brilliant support from him."

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

"National firm VISCHER is the leading firm in this space and sees two lawyers selected for inclusion.

Stefan Rechsteiner is one of the country's foremost energy practitioners who draws praise from sources for his excellent work representing energy companies before the administrative courts.

Michael Waldner is highly recommended by market commentators as a leading authority on renewable energy matters as well as the regulation of energy markets."

Chambers Europe (2018) - "Energy"

"Stefan Rechsteiner is a long-standing figure in the Swiss energy law market. He has an extensive track record in regulatory matters and regularly assists clients with related administrative proceedings. One client states: 'He has comprehensive and detailed expertise in energy law, strong commercial awareness and a great deal of experience in negotiating.' He advised Reichmuth & Co Investmentfonds on its acquisition of SSB's shares in Swissgrid."

Chambers Europe (2018) - "Energy"

"Michael Waldner is involved in energy disputes with the regulator. He has particular experience in assisting clients with matters relating to renewable energy and nuclear power."

Chambers Europe (2018) - "Energy"

"Established practice handling the full spectrum of corporate matters for domestic and international clients. Known for its prominence on mid-market M&A transactions, where it has substantial expertise in corporate buyouts and public takeovers, often acting for shareholders. Especially active in representing life sciences and private equity clients, with experience of transactions in the energy and IT sectors. Thales Alenia Space is one of the firm's new client wins.

One client states: 'We appreciate that Vischer has not only a thorough knowledge of corporate law, but also a good understanding of business operations and financial matters. Because they understand the big picture, they are able to provide more useful guidance.' Another describes them as 'very thorough in negotiating M&A transactions.'

The team is also praised for its client service. One commentator says: 'The responsiveness of the Vischer lawyers is without exception very prompt and their advice is always to the point.'"

Chambers Europe (2018) - "Energy"

"According to market commentators, Robert Bernet is a 'very well-known' figure in the Swiss market. He is particularly focused on advising on transactions in the energy sector and has experience of public M&A. He advised Thales Alenia Space on its purchase of RUAG's opto-electronics business."

Best Lawyers Switzerland 2017 - 2019

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