Rudolf Tschäni

Senior Counsel
Dr. iur., Attorney at Law, LL.M.

Rudolf Tschäni is regarded as a leading legal advisor to companies. Chambers Global and Chambers Europe recognized Rudolf Tschäni as the only "Star Individual" in Switzerland during many years and quote him as "a brilliant lawyer with an enormous track record". In its 2021 edition, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe characterize him as a "strategic mastermind". Who is Who Legal Switzerland names him a "superstar in M&A" and in 2020 granted him the Lifetime Achievement Award for M&A and corporate governance. Further, in the 2021 edition of Who is Who Rudolf Tschäni is singled out among peers as a leading light for governance issues in Switzerland. In the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers and Handelsblatt he is recognized as "Lawyer of the Year" for his work in Mergers & Acquisitions Law. Apart from advising on transactions generally, he concentrates on advising the board and management in takeover and stress situations as well as generally in the area of corporate governance. Furthermore, he has extensive experience as board member and is often nominated as arbitrator in national and international arbitration procedures, in particular in disputes relating to mergers and acquisitions.

Practice Area
Corporate and M&A, Public Tender Offers, Private Equity, Corporate Governance, Banking and Finance, Capital Market and Commercial Litigation and Arbitration (particularly M&A Litigation)
German, English, French
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He is highly sought after by corporate clients thanks to his excellence when it comes to matters of governance and policy.
Who's Who Legal, 2022
He enjoys a stellar reputation for his vast experience advising on M&A transactions and related disputes.
Who's Who Legal, 2022
Top-tier M&A lawyer who is singled out for his wealth of experience in disputes arising from mergers.
Who's Who Legal, 2021
Strategic mastermind
Chambers, 2021
Prominent figure in the market
Chambers, 2020
Excellent lawyer with outstanding legal and personal skills, very knowledgeable, trustworthy and high degree of business acumen
IFLR 1000, 2020
Considered as a top name for counsel on board management, stress takeovers and transaction-related disputes
Who's Who Legal, 2020
Ability to cut right to the chase and devise tailored solutions
Chambers, 2019