GEMS World Academy establishes its first international private school in Switzerland

Lenz & Staehelin acted as counsel to GEMS Education, a leading international education company that operates a global network of high quality, award winning schools, in connection with the establishment of GEMS' first international private school in Switzerland to be opened in September 2013, including among others the negotiation and conclusion of Built-to-Suit and Lease Agreements for the school facilities and the incorporation of GEMS' Swiss entities.

The Lenz & Staehelin team included Andreas Rötheli (Partner overall), Beat Kühni (Partner Real Estate), Daniel Schafer (Partner Tax), Maja Baumann (Real Estate), Simon Brunschwig (Regulatory, Employment) as well as Felix Gey and Giulia Castracane (Corporate).

Published: 4 February 2013