2016 Ranking of Swiss domestic law firms by number of fee earners

Swiss law firms are relatively small compared to those in other european countries

Law Firms Number of partners Total number of qualified lawyers Offices
Lenz & Staehelin Lenz & Staehelin 44 220 Zurich, Geneva, Lausanne
Homburger Homburger 33 150 Zurich
Walder Wyss Walder Wyss 44 130 Basel, Berne, Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano, Zurich
Bär & Karrer Bär & Karrer 42 125 Zurich, Zug, Geneva, Lugano
Kellerhals Carrard Kellerhals Carrard 50 117 Basel, Berne, Binningen Lausanne/Sion, Zurich, Shanghai
Schellenberg Wittmer Schellenberg Wittmer 42 115 Zurich, Geneva, Singapore
Niederer Kraft & Frey Niederer Kraft & Frey 33 89 Zurich
Pestalozzi Pestalozzi 27 89 Zurich, Geneva
Vischer Vischer 28 86 Zurich, Basel
Bratschi Wiederkehr & Buob Bratschi Wiederkehr & Buob 46 75 Basel, Berne, Lausanne, St. Gallen, Zug, Zurich
Froriep Froriep 32 72 Zürich, Geneva, Lausanne, Zug, London, Madrid
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Meyerlustenberger Lachenal 33 72 Zurich, Geneva, Zug, Lausanne, Brussels
Python Python 28 67 Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, Sion, Zug, Brussels, Téhéran, Tokyo
Lalive Lalive 17 65 Geneva, Zurich
CMS von Erlach CMS von Erlach 31 59 Geneva, Zurich
Wenger Plattner Wenger Plattner 20 58 Basel, Berne, Geneva, Zurich
Oberson Abels Oberson Abels 16 53 Geneva, Lausanne, Neuchâtel, Sion
SwissLegal Dürr + Partner SwissLegal Dürr + Partner n.c 47 Aarau, Basel, Berne, Chur, Olten, St. Gallen, Zollikon, Zurich, Zug
Wenger & Vieli Wenger & Vieli 18 40 Zug, Zurich
FBT Avocats FBT Avocats 10 36 Geneve, Paris
Borel & Barbey Borel & Barbey 14 35 Geneva
BCCC Avocats BCCC Avocats 8 33 Geneva, Lausanne
Tavernier Tschanz Tavernier Tschanz 5 31 Geneva
Prager Dreifuss Prager Dreifuss 14 30 Berne, Brussels, Zurich
Staiger, Schwald & Partner Staiger, Schwald & Partner 13 29 Zurich, Berne
Altenburger Altenburger 9 27 Geneva, Lugano, Zürich
Rentsch Partners Rentsch Partners 9 21 Zurich
Badertscher Rechtsanwälte Badertscher Rechtsanwälte 9 20 Zug, Zurich
BMG Avocats BMG Avocats 8 19 Geneva, Lausanne
Burckhardt Burckhardt 7 12 Basel
Simonius Pfrommer & Partner Simonius Pfrommer & Partner 6 9 Basel
Böckli Bodmer & Partner Böckli Bodmer & Partner 4 9 Basel
ThomannFischer ThomannFischer n.c 8 Basel
Gillioz Dorsaz & Associés Gillioz Dorsaz & Associés 11 8 Geneva, Hong Kong
Mathys Schmid Partner Mathys Schmid Partner 4 6 Basel
Naegeli & Partners Naegeli & Partners 3 6 Zurich
ID Est Avocats ID Est Avocats 2 5 Lausanne
Eulau Oppliger & Glauser Eulau Oppliger & Glauser 3 3 Basel
Times Attorneys Times Attorneys 4 2 Lausanne, Zurich

* Firms ranked by number of total laywers in Switzerland, data collected from questionnaires & firms' website until July 2016.
* Lawyers comprise all registered lawyers and partners. It does not include paralegals and trainees.

Swiss law firms are relatively small compared to those in other european countries