Simone Ehrsam Partner
Attorney at Law

Simone Ehrsam

Attorney at Law
+41 58 450 80 00
Brandschenkestrasse 24
CH-8027 Zurich
  • Expertise

    Simone Ehrsam is a corporate partner based at our Zurich office, where she advises clients on all areas of Swiss business law. She has broad experience representing clients in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, including public takeover offers. 

    She recently represented, among others, Sunrise Communications AG in the public tender offer of Liberty Global, BMG in the acquisition of certain music rights of Tina Turner, Climeworks in its CHF 600 million investment round and TVS Motor company in the acquisition of Swiss E-Mobility Group. 

    She has been admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for Listing Purposes and lectures on the LL.M. programme at the University of Zurich.

  • Practices

  • Professional Experience and Education

    and Education

    2022Partner at Lenz & Staehelin
    2014-15Visiting attorney Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York
    2012Joined Lenz & Staehelin
    2012Swiss Bar Admission
    2010University of Basel (MLaw)
    2008University of Basel (BLaw)
  • Specialist Areas

    Corporate and M&A, Public Tender Offers, Private Equity, Capital Markets, Corporate Governance, Commercial and Contract Law
  • Languages

    German, English
  • Memberships

    Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV)

    • Gaberthüel Tino, Ehrsam Simone, Praktische Umsetzung der Aktienrechtsrevision, in: GesKR (Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht) 2/2023
    • Morscher Lukas, Ehrsam Simone, Kommentierung von Art. 620-625 OR, in: Kostkiewicz/Wolf/Amstutz/Fankhauser (Hrsg.), Kommentar zum Schweizerischen Obligationenrecht, 4th edition, Zurich 2022
    • Ehrsam Simone, Held Lukas, Generalversammlung ab 2023 - neue Welt oder alles wie bisher?, in: iusNet, September 2022
    • Diem Hans-Jakob, Ehrsam Simone, COVID-19 - Ein Panorama der Rechtsfragen zur Corona-Krise, 1st edition, Basel 2020
    • Wolf Matthias, Ehrsam Simone, Sachgewährleistung beim Unternehmenskauf: Entdeckung des Mangels, in: GesKR (Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht) 2/2013, 299-304
  • Contact Details

  • Assistant

  • Other Activities

    • Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for Listing Purposes.
    • Lecturer on M&A law in the LL.M. program of the University of Zurich.