Comprehensive expertise

Ghandchi Schmid Partners acts for clients in various industries, including among others general services providers, financial services providers (collective investment schemes and its participants, asset managers, and banks), private equity, consumer goods, energy, automotive component suppliers, real estate, technology, or telecom. Our core competences include:

The main focus of our advice refers to regulatory, contractual, product specific and structuring issues for service providers in the financial services industry, such as collective investment schemes, fund managers, asset managers, banks, etc. as well as institutional and private investors.

Ghandchi Schmid Partners assits clients in acquisitions and disposals, in private equity and venture capital transactions, in mergers, in restructurings, in asset transfers, as well as in transactions.

We advise our clients on incorporation of companies, on matters relating to Swiss domicile, as well as on restructuring. We assist our clients in corporate housekeeping matters, in all legal aspects of their business activities, and in transactions. Further, we advise our clients in relation to regulatory matters.

Our advice covers transactions for commercial or residential real estate (acquisition/disposal) or portfolio transactions, permits for acquisitions bei foreigners (lex Koller), (re-) financing, securitizations, investments, advice for real estate funds, acquisition/disposal of real estate companies as well as questions for condominium ownership, contracts for general contractors and architects.

In the practice area of information and communication technology we have experience in the areas of transactions, contracts, licensing and distribution agreements, IT-consulting agreements, joint ventures, software development, research & development as well as regulatory issues.

Ghandchi Schmid Partners advises private clients in the areas of wealth structuring and assumes controlling of asset managers upon request up to all tasks of a family office. Further, we advise in the areas of estate planning on a national and international basis, succession planning, matrimonial property agreements, inheritance agreements, wills and gifts, executorships as well as all matters in relation to Swiss domicile.


A relationship between client and attorney characterized by trust is core of our
work. The multi-specialist approach allows the identification of the particular
questions. An extensive network of associated advisors and correspondent law
firms abroad is available if necessary.