Benjamin Dürig

Attorney at Law, Counsel

Bellerivestrasse 201
CH-8034 Zurich
T +41 44 386 60 00
D +41 44 386 61 98
M +41 76 434 60 21
F +41 44 383 60 50


Benjamin Dürig is an experienced transaction lawyer with a focus on M&A and corporate finance transactions, and corporate law.

Benjamin Dürig advises clients in M&A and corporate finance transactions and is an experienced team leader in complex transactions. He advises listed and non-listed entities, including regulated financial institutions.

He has in-depth expertise on the legal issues relating to real estate in and outside of transactions, including regulatory aspects, environmental issues (polluted sites), and complex commercial lease agreements.

Benjamin Dürig is a regular speaker to various audiences on topics relating to his practice, including international lawyers’ conferences, commercial chambers and industry organisations.

He joined our firm as an associate in 2009 and became counsel in 2017. Before that, he worked at a Zurich district court and a French-speaking law firm for a number of years.


Education & Admission

Admitted to the Bar (2007)
University of Zurich (lic.iur.)


Swiss Bar Association
Zurich Bar Association
International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)





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