Lenz & Staehelin announces the appointment of its senior leadership team

Top tier Swiss law firm Lenz & Staehelin heads into 2022 with a newly elected National Management Committee. A team of four partners, Thierry Calame, Benoît Merkt, Heini Rüdisühli and Fedor Poskriakov, will take up their leadership roles following the highly successful tenures of Stefan Breitenstein and Guy Vermeil, currently Managing Partners of the firm's Zurich and Geneva offices. Thierry Calame and Benoît Merkt become joint Managing Partners of the firm's three offices, Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich. Heini Rüdisühli and Fedor Poskriakov become Deputy Managing Partners responsible for national Marketing & Business Development and IT operations, respectively. The new Management Committee comes into effect from 1st January 2022.

Thierry Calame comments, "All members of the Management Committee look forward to tackling the opportunities and challenges of our times together. I am delighted to be joined by such a range of talent and commercial experience as we seek to consolidate and deepen the firm's strengths and take the lead in existing and new industries and markets." Benoît Merkt reflects, "Lenz & Staehelin has long enjoyed a culture of close collaboration within the partnership and with clients worldwide. Our new Management Committee reflects these dynamics, and this inclusivity will continue to inspire everything we do. People and clients remain the strong focus of our firm."

From left to right: Heini Rüdisühli, Benoît Merkt, Thierry Calame and Fedor Poskriakov