Rankings and Awards

Legal 500 2018 Europe, Middle East & Africa

Froriep has been recommended as a leading firm for both French and German-speaking Switzerland. 

20 of our lawyers are specifically recommended for Switzerland:

Jean-Luc Herbez,  Jérôme de Montmollin and Dmitry Pentsov for the practice area Banking and finance Geneva, Catrina LuchsingerMark Montanari and Jérôme Pidoux for Banking and Finance Zurich, Mattias JohnsonEvelien ZempJulie Wynne and Catrina Luchsinger for Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Isabelle Romy and Alain Gros for Dispute resolution – Litigation, Sabina Schellenberg, Jérôme de Montmollin and Marcel Steinegger for Insolvency and corporate recovery, Nicola Benz for TMT and IP, Lucien Valloni and Jean Marguerat for Sports law, Julie Wynne and Oliver Arter for Private Client, Dimitri Rotter and Catherine Morf for Tax and Dunja Koch for the practice area Transport. Read more about it.

Chambers & Partners Global and Europe for 2018

FRORIEP has been recommended in both practice area and individual categories by Chambers and Partners in their 2018 research.

Chambers Europe 2018

Banking & Finance
Corporate/M&A
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
Dispute Resolution: Litigation
Intellectual Property

Nicola Benz, for her work in the areas of intellectual property and life science
Franz X. Stirnimann Fuentes and Jean Marguerat for their expertise in dispute resolution as arbitration counsel
Lucien W. Valloni for his expertise in dispute resolution sport
Sabina Schellenberg for her work in restructuring/insolvency

Chambers Global 2018

Banking & Finance
Corporate/M&A
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Dunja Koch, for her expertise in banking & finance
Dmitry A. Pentsov, for his expertise in Banking & Finance
Jean-Marie Vulliemin, for his work in dispute resolution
Bruno W. Boesch, for his work in dispute resolution
Franz X. Stirnimann Fuentes, for his expertise in dispute resolution as arbitration counsel

Chambers High Net Worth Individuals

Froriep has received a Band 2 ranking in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2017 for the practice area of Private Wealth Law. Oliver Arter has been especially mentioned as a notable practitioner in Private Wealth Law as one of the "Leaders in their Fields" for his advice to private clients, foundations and banks on domestic and international wealth planning and asset structuring, regulatory issues and trusts and estate planning matters.

IFLR 1000

Zurich Partner Catrina Luchsinger Gähwiler has been recognised as a leading lawyer in the practice areas of Financial Services Regulatory and M&A.

IFLR 1000 Women Leaders

Partner Dunja Koch named one of IFLR1000’s Women Leaders- an elite cohort of the 300 leading female transactional experts in local markets globally. She is the only practitioner from Switzerland to be featured in the guide.

WTR 1000 Guide

FRORIEP has been ranked as a recommended firm in "The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2018". FRORIEP is praised for its trademark practice, more specifically for its work in the luxury goods and financial services sectors. Additionally, partner Nicola Benz has been named as a leading trademark lawyer, described as being a "superb prosecution strategist" and as a "leading transactional lawyer who knows all the intricacies and nuances involved in brand-heavy licensing agreements." 

IP Stars

FRORIEP Partner Nicola Benz has been named as an "IP Star" and one of the "Top 250 Women in IP 2017" in a global survey conducted by "Managing Intellectual Property", involving several months of independent research. This recognition is an acknowledgement of Nicola's capabilities in IP matters at an international level. Nicola is one of only two ranked women in Switzerland.

Who is Who Legal 2017

After a rigorous and independent research process, WWL has determined that several Froriep lawyers qualify to be highlighted as experts in their respective practice areas. Isabelle Romy figures as the most highly regarded lawyer in the practice area "Environment". WWL says: "According to sources, Isabelle Romy "is one of the best practitioners in Switzerland on environmental legal issues".

Jean MargueratFranz Stirnimann Fuentes and Jean–Marie Vulliemin have been ranked for the practice area "Arbitration", Jean Marguerat and Jérôme de Montmollin for "Asset Recovery", and Oliver ArterBruno Boesch and Eric Haymann for "Private Client". Lucien Valloni is ranked in "Sports and Entertainment", Nicola Benz for "TMT" and "Trademarks", and Felix Mathis for "Transportation". Read more about it.