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EU: Baker and McKenzie grows competition team

 |  October 19, 2016

Baker & McKenzie, the world’s second-largest firm by gross revenue and head count, announced Tuesday the addition of 10 lawyers in the Swiss financial services center of Zurich.

The team includes M&A partners Beat Barthold and Pascal Richard, banking and finance partner Ansgar Schott, antitrust partner Boris Wenger and IP and IT partner Alessandro Celli, as well as five associates. All join Baker & McKenzie in Zurich from Froriep, a Swiss firm that also has offices in Geneva, London, Madrid and Zug, Switzerland.

“Many of our global clients have major business in Switzerland and this team’s global outlook, commitment to excellence and international client base is a perfect fit, allowing us to serve our clients even more effectively,” said a statement by Erik Scheer, a tax partner at Baker & McKenzie in Amsterdam and member of the firm’s executive committee.

Full Content: American Lawyer

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