2016 ranking - Several international law firms have taken up the challenge of establishing in Switzerland

International law firms generally serve through local firms and have limited M&A activty in Switzerland. Listed alphabetically.

Law Firms Origin Number of Lawyers in Switzerland Arrival in Switzerland (Year) Offices in Switzerland
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld 8 2010 Geneva
Baker & McKenzie Baker & McKenzie 93 1957 Geneva, Zurich
Charles Russell Speechlys Charles Russell Speechlys 12 n/a Geneva, Zurich
Collyer Bristow Collyer Bristow n/a 2004 Geneva
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle n/a 2016 Geneva
Etude Couderc / STCPartners Etude Couderc / STCPartners 3 2014 Geneva
Eversheds Eversheds 31 2008 Bern, Geneva, Zurich
FGS Flick Gocke Schaumburg FGS Flick Gocke Schaumburg 2 2012 Zurich
Holman Fenwick Willan Holman Fenwick Willan 8 2010 Geneva
King & Spalding King & Spalding 8 2010 Geneva
Loyens & Loeff Loyens & Loeff 2 2015 Zurich
Orrick Orrick 2 2015 Geneva
Quinn Emanuel Quinn Emanuel 2* 2016 Zurich
Sidley Austin Sidley Austin 22 2002 Geneva
White & Case White & Case 4 2009 Geneva
Withers Withers 10 2010 Geneva, Zurich

* An associate will be joining the firm in October 2016.

International law firms generally serve through local firms and have limited M&A activty in Switzerland. Listed alphabetically.