Your Personal

Lawyers

The Birgelen Wehrli law firm was founded in 1893 and is a partnership of independent, entrepreneurial and well-connected senior lawyers. Our partners have many years of experience in private practice as well as efficiently advising and litigating on a national and international level. We apply a comprehensive strategic, commercial, private law and general practice approach to all your issues. Within our law firm, you will have a dedicated partner committed to guarantee you a personal, effective and efficient experience.

YOUR PERSONAL

LAWYERS

The Birgelen Wehrli law firm was founded in 1893 and is a partnership of independent, entrepreneurial and well-connected senior lawyers. Our partners have many years of experience in private practice as well as efficiently advising and litigating on a national and international level. We apply a comprehensive strategic, commercial, private law and general practice approach to all your issues. Within our law firm, you will have a dedicated partner committed to guarantee you a personal, effective and efficient experience.

OUR SERVICES

AND EXPERIENCE

Please do not hesitate to contact us, whether you face a crisis situation or day to day legal challenges in your professional or personal life, also including your retirement and estate planning. We advise companies of all sizes on all legal issues. In particular, we work across the IT, life science, technology, trade and energy industries as well as the green economy. For small and medium-sized companies, including start-ups, we act as a trustworthy and efficient external legal department. Upon your request, we can also support your company or foundation as a member of the board of directors or authorized signatory, or act in your non-profit organization as a member of the board of trustees or executive board. As a family office, we offer comprehensive advice and individual services tailored to the needs of you personally and of your whole family.

BUSINESS AND COMPANY LAW

 

BUSINESS, PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CONTRACTS

 

TRADEMARKS AND BUSINESS NAMES

 

EMPLOYMENT AND RETIREMENT LAW

OUR SERVICES

AND EXPERIENCE

Please do not hesitate to contact us, whether you face a crisis situation or day to day legal challenges in your professional or personal life, also including your retirement and estate planning. We advise companies of all sizes on all legal issues. In particular, we work across the IT, life science, technology, trade and energy industries as well as the green economy. For small and medium-sized companies, including start-ups, we act as a trustworthy and efficient external legal department. Upon your request, we can also support your company or foundation as a member of the board of directors or authorized signatory, or act in your non-profit organization as a member of the board of trustees or executive board. As a family office, we offer comprehensive advice and individual services tailored to the needs of you personally and of your whole family.

BUSINESS AND COMPANY LAW

 

BUSINESS, PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CONTRACTS

 

TRADEMARKS AND BUSINESS NAMES

 

EMPLOYMENT AND RETIREMENT LAW

IT, MEDIA AND COPYRIGHT LAW

 

PERSONAL LIABILITY AND INSURANCE LAW

 

INHERITANCE LAW AND ESTATE PLANNING

 

FAMILY OFFICE SERVICES

TOGETHER WE SUCCEED –
IN SWITZERLAND
AND ACROSS THE GLOBE

Wherever you are, we work together with you towards your success. Our partners profit from a distinctly intercultural perspective and global experience. We can also draw on the expertise of our long-established, extensive Swiss and global network of carefully selected legal specialists and law firms. We have carefully tried and tested our network in order to offer you high quality support and services outside of our core areas of legal expertise. Our working languages are German, English and French.

TOGETHER WE SUCCEED – IN SWITZERLAND AND ACROSS THE GLOBE

Wherever you are, we work together with you towards your success. Our partners profit from a distinctly intercultural perspective and global experience. We can also draw on the expertise of our long-established, extensive Swiss and global network of carefully selected legal specialists and law firms. We have carefully tried and tested our network in order to offer you high quality support and services outside of our core areas of legal expertise. Our working languages are German, English and French.

IT, MEDIA AND COPYRIGHT LAW

 

PERSONAL LIABILITY AND INSURANCE LAW

 

INHERITANCE LAW AND ESTATE PLANNING

 

FAMILY OFFICE SERVICES

CONTACT

P +41 (0)44 386 64 00
F +41 (0)44 386 64 01

THE TEAM

As your lawyers, we are exclusively dedicated to your interests as our client, they are the focus of everything we do for you. Whether you are a business, a non-profit organization or an individual, you are equally important to us. We always offer you all our experience and ensure that our legal expertise is up-to-date for you. Your trust in our partnership is the foundation of our attorney client relationship and a strong and successful cooperation.

THE TEAM

As your lawyers, we are exclusively dedicated to your interests as our client, they are the focus of everything we do for you. Whether you are a business, a non-profit organization or an individual, you are equally important to us. We always offer you all our experience and ensure that our legal expertise is up-to-date for you. Your trust in our partnership is the foundation of our attorney client relationship and a strong and successful cooperation.

Dr. Erik Birgelen

Dr. iur., Attorney at Law / Partner

Erik Birgelen advises companies and private clients in various legal areas as well as in national and international matters.
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Michel Wehrli

lic. iur., Attorney at Law / Partner

Attorney at Law Michel Wehrli advises private clients as well as small and medium sized companies in various legal areas, in domestic as well as international affairs.
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CONTACT

P +41 (0)44 386 64 02
F +41 (0)44 386 64 01

CONTACT

P +41 (0)44 386 64 03
F +41 (0)44 386 64 01

Regula Müller

lic. iur., E.M.B.L.-HSG, Attorney at Law / Partner

Attorney at Law Regula Mueller advises private clients as well as small and medium sized companies in various legal areas, in domestic as well as international affairs.
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Christoph Birgelen

lic. iur., Attorney at Law / Partner

Attorney at Law Christoph Birgelen advises companies and private clients in various legal areas, in domestic as well as international affairs.
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Dr. Jeannette Wibmer

Dr. iur., LL.M. (LSE), Attorney at Law / Partner

Dr. Jeannette Wibmer advises corporate clients and entrepreneurs mainly in the fields of life science, IT/VR/AR, energy and the green economy as well as private individuals.
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CONTACT

P +41 (0)44 386 64 08
F +41 (0)44 386 64 01

CONTACT

P +41 (0)44 386 64 06
F +41 (0)44 386 64 01

CONTACT

P +41 (0)44 386 64 05
F +41 (0)44 386 64 01

Dori Lüscher

Administration & finances

CONTACT

P +41 (0)44 386 64 07
F +41 (0)44 386 64 01

Agnes Cordero

Assistant

CONTACT

P +41 (0)44 386 64 04
F +41 (0)44 386 64 01

Janine Spiess

Assistant / Student of Law

and

Vanessa Kehl

Assistant / Student of Law

Dr. Erik Birgelen

Dr. iur., Attorney at Law / Partner

Erik Birgelen advises companies and private clients in various legal areas as well as in national and international matters.
learn more

CONTACT

Michel Wehrli

lic. iur., Attorney at Law / Partner

Attorney at Law Michel Wehrli advises private clients as well as small and medium sized companies in various legal areas, in domestic as well as international affairs.
learn more

CONTACT

Regula Müller

lic. iur., E.M.B.L.-HSG, Attorney at Law / Partner

Attorney at Law Regula Mueller advises private clients as well as small and medium sized companies in various legal areas, in domestic as well as international affairs.
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CONTACT

Christoph Birgelen

lic. iur., Attorney at Law / Partner

Attorney at Law Christoph Birgelen advises companies and private clients in various legal areas, in domestic as well as international affairs.
learn more

CONTACT

Dr. Jeannette Wibmer

Dr. iur., LL.M. (LSE), attorney at law / partner

Dr. Jeannette Wibmer advises corporate clients and entrepreneurs mainly in the fields of life science, IT/VR/AR, energy and the green economy as well as private individuals.
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CONTACT

Janine Spiess

Assistant / Student of Law

and

Vanessa Kehl

Assistant / Student of Law

CONTACT

THE HISTORY OF THE LAW FIRM

It is with great pride that we look back on the 100 year history of our law firm. Our wealth of experience through several generations is also reflected in our large library. You are very welcome to take a look at it in person, we look forward to seeing you!

THE HISTORY
OF THE LAW FIRM

It is with great pride that we look back on the 100 year history of our law firm. Our wealth of experience through several generations is also reflected in our large library. You are very welcome to take a look at it in person, we look forward to seeing you!

1893

Founding of the law office by Dr. Richard Lang and Dr. Otto Lang

1903

Dr. Michael Thalberg joins the law firm as a partner, changing the name to Lang & Thalberg

1907

Dr. Jakob Thalberg is accepted as partner

1918

The office is now called Law Office Thalberg

1939

Dr. Kurt Thalberg joins as partner

1972

Dr. Erik Birgelen joins as partner and the firm changes its name to Thalberg & Birgelen

2000

lic. iur. Michel Wehrli joins the office as partner

2004

lic. Iur. Regula Mueller joins the office as partner

2005

The law firm changes its name to Birgelen Wehrli Attorneys at Law

2007

lic. Iur. Christoph Birgelen joins the office as partner

2020

Dr. Jeannette Wibmer LL.M (LSE) joins the office as partner

1893

Founding of the law office by Dr. Richard Lang and Dr. Otto Lang

1903

Dr. Michael Thalberg joins the law firm as a partner, changing the name to Lang & Thalberg

1907

Dr. Jakob Thalberg is accepted as partner

1918

The office is now called Law Office Thalberg

1939

Dr. Kurt Thalberg joins as partner

1972

Dr. Erik Birgelen joins as partner and the firm changes its name to & Birgelen

2000

lic. iur. Michel Wehrli joins the office as partner

2004

lic. Iur. Regula Mueller joins the office as partner

2005

The law firm changes its name to Birgelen Wehrli Attorneys at Law

2007

lic. Iur. Christoph Birgelen joins the office as partner

2020

Dr. Jeannette Wibmer LL.M (LSE) joins the office as partner

Contact

Birgelen Wehrli Attorneys at Law
Zollikerstrasse 27
P.O. Box 56
8032 Zurich
Switzerland
P +41 (0)44 386 64 00
F +41 (0)44 386 64 01

Contact

Birgelen Wehrli Attorneys at Law
Zollikerstrasse 27
P.O. Box 56
8032 Zurich
Switzerland