Fields of law covered by Schwärzler Attorneys at Law

The field of activity of Schwärzler Attorneys at Law in Liechtenstein, Zurich and Zug particularly includes the following focal points.

Company law

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law supports you in the establishment of any type of company or trusteeship in Liechtenstein or any other country and helps you to formulate statutes and by-laws. Schwräzler Attorneys at Law in Liechtenstein and Switzerland draws up partnership or company agreements for the formation of national and foreign companies, prepares expert opinions concerning issues relating to company, foundation and trust law, and advises you regarding restructuring measures within your company.

Compensation in damages

The team of Schwärzler Attorneys at Law investigates claims for damages on your behalf and would be pleased to represent you vis-à-vis opposing parties and insurance companies.

Contract law

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law in Liechtenstein, Zurich and Zug helps you to formulate contracts and agreements with national and international points of reference. Schwärzler Attnorneys at Law would be glad to clarify the legal aspects of problems with contracts or agreements on your behalf, lends you the support if you encounter any difficulties in the processing of contracts and makes every effort to resolve disputes out of court. If a case cannot be resolved out of court, Schwärzler Attorneys at Law takes on your representation in legal proceedings.

Criminal law & mutual judicial assistance under criminal law

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law defends and represents you in connection with any cases that are subject to criminal investigation in Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Austria. Schwärzler Attorneys at Law would also be happy to advise and represent you with respect to issues concerning international judicial assistance and mutual judicial assistance procedures, particularly regarding the freezing of bank accounts in the context of international judicial assistance.

Family law

The team of Schwärzler Attorneys at Law advises you on all aspects of family law, matrimonial law, divorce law or children's rights, particular with respect to matrimonial property disputes and maintenance within the framework of a divorce.

Inheritance law and succession planning

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law in Liechtenstein and Switzerland helps you to draw up testamentary dispositions, marriage contracts and testamentary contracts and supports you in the execution of a will or planning the succession of your company. Schwärzler Attorneys at Law would also be happy to advise you on the planning of your estate within the framework of family foundations or trusts.

Competition and intellectual property law

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law in Liechtenstei, Zurich and Zug advises and represents you in all matters of unfair competition law. Schwärzler Attorneys at Law draws up contracts and agreements for you in connection with licenses, intellectual property and investments in such rights, advises you regarding trademarks, designs, patents and copyrighted work of art and helps to register trademarks, designs and models on your behalf.

Labour law

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law would be happy to give you advice regarding employment contracts and the associated legal structure, as well as the resulting obligations and duties of employers and employees. Schwärzler Attorneys at Law always makes every effort to find a solution out of court in the event of a dispute or termination of employment. If a case cannot be resolved out of court, Schwärzler Attorneys at Law also take on your representation in the subsequent legal proceedings.

Administrative law & constitutional law

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law advises and supports you in proceedings before administrative authorities in Liechtenstein and abroad with respect to any issues relating to administrative law, particularly concerning building legislation. In the event of any constitutional infringements, Schwärzler Attorneys at Law takes on your representation before the Constitutional Court.

International private law

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law clarifies questions concerning the jurisdiction for cross-border cases and the acknowledgement and enforcement of foreign rulings.

International taxation law

The team of Schwärzler Attorneys at Law lends you the support and advises you on issues relating to taxation law and draws up tax plans for you. Schwärzler Attorneys at Law would also be happy to give you advice on international transactions and the effects in terms of taxation law.

Debt enforcement and bankruptcy law

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law would be pleased to take care of the judicial and extrajudicial management of debt collections on your behalf and lodging your claims within the framework of bankruptcy proceedings.  Schwärzler Attorneys at Law would also be happy to offer advice and support for the reorganisation of your company.

Investment fund law

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law would be happy to advise you with respect to all aspects of fund law and set up investment funds on your behalf.

Financial market law

Schwärzler Attnoreys at Law advises financial service providers, such as banks and trustee companies, and takes on their representation in cases covered by regulatory law vis-à-vis the competent authorities.

Mergers & takeovers

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law supports you in all matters relating to mergers, takeovers and the associated competition and antitrust issues. Schwärzler Attorneys at Law conducts due diligence reviews on your behalf and represent you before the competent competition and antitrust authorities.

Procedural law

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law gives you advice on procedural law and all of the associated issues. Procedural law applies to institutions, procedures, basic rights and basic principles, which relate to the application, implementation and review of the standards of public law.

Company structures

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law would be pleased to advise and support you with respect to the formation or takeover of foundations, companies etc. (Concordanz Trust Enterprise, Liechtenstein).

International judicial assistance

Schwärzler Attorneys at Law offers advice in matters concerning mutual judicial assistance proceedings, particularly in connection with the confiscation by and handover of documents to foreign authorities and the freezing of bank accounts.

Arbitration

The journey to a state court often leads through many levels of jurisdiction and can take a very long time. A court of arbitration offers a good alternative if the parties agree. Schwärzler Attnorneys at Law supports you in the capacity as arbitrator by joining forces with both parties to look for appropriate solutions. Each party has an arbitrator as a rule and they agree on a chairperson. The proceedings are in accordance with the rules laid down in the Code of Civil Procedure. An arbitration award is as binding as a final judgement by a state court and its content may also be enforced.

Stories

Mr. Saito's story
Economic law,
takeovers, company law, due diligence
Mr. Schmid's story
Criminal law,
mutual judicial
assistance procedures,
unfreezing assets
Andreas' story
Tort, asserting accountability claims against organs
Sabine's story
Matrimonial law,
family law, divorce law