lic.iur. Gabriela Loepfe-Lazar, LL.M.

Partner, Attorney at Law

+41 44 482 70 20


  • Litigation in civil matters, particularly family law as well as economic disputes
  • Advice for startups incl. working permits in Switzerland
  • Trade mark registration, Intellectual Property Rights
  • General legal advice


2013 - 2014LL.M. in Banking & Finance, University of Zurich
2010Licensed attorney of Canton of Basle-Country
2002 - 2007Studied jurisprudence, University of Basel


Professional Experience
since 2016Partner, Schwärzler Attorneys at Law, Zurich, Switzerland
since 2015Lawyer, Schwärzler Attorneys at Law, Zurich, Switzerland
2011 - 2015Lawyer, AFP Advokatur Fischer & Partner AG, Zurich, Switzerland
2009 - 2010Legal internship, law firm Albrecht & Riedo, Muttenz
2008 - 2009Internship as law clerk at the Canton Court of Basle-Country
2008 - 2009Internship as volunteer in Statthalteramt Waldenburg


Publications and Lectures
2020Article "Reform of Supplementary Benefits: The End of a Social Security System", 29.10.2020
12/2019Article "New statute of limitations in Switzerland as of 01.01.2020"
12/2019Article "Regulation divorce alimony"
11/2019Article "Verschärfte Meldepflichten bei GmbHs per 01.11.2019"
11/2019Article "Verschärfte Meldepflichten bei AGs mit Namenaktien per 01.11.2019"
11/2019Article "Abolition of bearer share as of 01.11.2019"
01/2019Article "Do Financial Service Provider need to reimburse Kickbacks to their clients?", International Bar Association, 02.01.2019
01/2019Article "Unjustified debt collection in CH"




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