Rudolf Tschäni

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

Rudolf Tschäni advises on M&A-transactions and questions of corporate governance, he is often sought for by board of directors and management in takeover and stress situations. 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. Chambers Global and Chambers Europe recognized him as the only "Star Individual" in Switzerland during many years and quote him as "a brilliant lawyer with an enormous track record" as well as "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. He advised the board of directors and the management of Sika AG during its multi-year defense against Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA, and Alpiq and its board of directors in its dispute with Bouygues as well as the majority shareholders of Roche Holding AG in connection with the repurchase of Roche shares from Novartis Holding AG.

Practice Area
Corporate and M&A, Public Tender Offers, Private Equity, Corporate Governance, Banking and Finance 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