18 May 2017 / news

International business law firm Loyens & Loeff expands in Switzerland with new Zurich office

Strong sector focus and solution-driven tax, legal and regulatory advice combined with international expertise as largest differentiators.

Zurich, 18 May 2017 – Loyens & Loeff, a leading European full service business law firm, today celebrates the move into a new office in Zurich. The move marks the next step in the expansion of its high-end tax, legal and regulatory capabilities in Switzerland. Loyens & Loeff is a leader in the area of cross-border tax advice and was awarded the prestigious “Who’s Who Legal Law Firm of the Year Award for Corporate Tax” for the 2ndyear in a row last Monday.

Willem Jarigsma, Managing Partner: “We have had an office in Switzerland since 1983, practicing Dutch, Belgium and Luxembourg law. When we received our Swiss licence in 2015, we started with the implementation of our clear, long-term strategy to build our Swiss capacity. I am happy that we have reached that first milestone. The move into a larger office space marks the next step in the expansion. It allows us to hire more legal talent. Investing in talented lawyers is an important part of our strategy.”

Our clients appreciate our solution-driven tax, legal and regulatory advice and open, transparent culture.

Beat Baumgartner, attorney at law and tax adviser: “We work in small, sector focused teams which enables us to add value to our clients’ business goals. Our clients appreciate our solution-driven tax, legal and regulatory advice and open, transparent culture. In particular, our knowledge and expertise in the field of EU regulations is very important for many Swiss sectors. We can truly offer our clients solutions for their challenges that do not stop at the border. We combine Swiss technical advice with our international expertise.”

With a history stretching back almost a century, Loyens & Loeff is one of the largest European business law firms. Currently the firm employs more than 850 professionals based in 13 offices in key financial centres around the world. In Switzerland, the firm primarily services multinational enterprises, commodity traders, investment managers, private equity firms and family owned-businesses.

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