ADVISING, ASSISTING AND SUPPORTING COMPANIES AND PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS
We mainly advise companies and private persons, but we also work for public communities and associations.
LITIGATION, ASSISTING AND SUPPORTING IN LAWSUITS IN COURT AND ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS
The effective representation of interests before courts and authorities is one of our core competences.
We are available as arbitrators in proceedings before the court of arbitration.
DRAWING UP CONTRACTS
Professionally drawn up contracts can be crucial for your economic success and survival. We are here to advise you.
EXECUTIVE BOARD MANDATES
Our professional expertise allows us to bolster staff levels of executive boards and foundation boards.
ACTIVITY AS APPOINTED EXPERT
We are very happy to represent you as a legal consultant in selected special areas.
MANDATES AS ARBITRATOR
As an experienced law firm we are also able to enforce law as an arbitrator.
ASSET PROTECTION AND ESTATE PLANNING
We provide all services in the area of asset protection and estate planning, the establishment of foundations, the execution of testamentary dispositions (testament), the execution of prenuptial agreements and contracts of succession, the execution of wills, the administration and settlement of estates, business succession, the allocation of executive bodies such as foundation boards and executive boards as well as the management of processes in all of these legal areas.
SETTLEMENT OF ESTATES / MANDATES AS EXECUTOR
We have extensive experience in the settlement of estates and as executor.

NOTARY AND OFFICIAL RECORDING SERVICES / OFFICIAL RECORDINGS
The attorneys of Pfister & Partners are also certifying officers and provide corresponding notarial services for private persons and companies. In particular, we notarize company formations and amendments of by-laws for companies with registered offices in all cantons. We offer this service at attractive rates throughout Switzerland.

Private individuals
  • Establishment of a foundation

Prenuptial agreements and the law of succession
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Contracts of succession
  • Public testamentary dispositions / testaments

Company law
  • Formation of a public limited company [Aktiengesellschaft (AG)]
  • Formation of a private limited company [Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (GmbH)]
  • Amendments of by-laws
  • Increases and reductions in share capital
  • Resolutions adopted to dissolve a public limited company [Aktiengesellschaft (AG)] or a private limited company [Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (GmbH)]
  • Mergers of public limited companies [Aktiengesellschaften (AG)] and private limited companies [Gesellschaften mit beschränkter Haftung (GmbH)
  • Transformations (e.g. individually-owned firm into a private limited company [Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (GmbH)], a private limited company [Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (GmbH)] into a public limited company [Aktiengesellschaft (AG)], etc..)

Purchase of property
  • " Advice and preparation of contracts

Certifications
  • " Certifications of signatures, copies, excerpts or other communications and translations.
MANDATES AS ADMINISTRATOR, IN-COURT AND OUT-OF-COURT CAPITAL RECONSTRUCTIONS, RECEIVERSHIPS
We advise, attend to and support companies in turnaround situations, take on mandates as administrator and are available as an extraordinary administrator.
DOMICILES FOR COMPANIES AND HOLDING COMPANIES
Our law firm grants domicile to Swiss and foreign companies.
RELOCATION OF FOREIGN PERSONS AND COMPANIES IN SWITZERLAND
We are specialized in the relocation of foreign persons and companies in Switzerland (obtaining residence permits and authorization to establish a business, authorizations for the acquisition of real estate, etc.).
CONTINGENCY PLANNING
We are independent of banks and insurance companies and can advise you on retirement plans especially tailored to your needs. Early and careful planning pays off.
INVESTMENT ADVICE
Are you looking for independent investment advice? We are there for you.