Profile

Livia Keller represents clients in employment, in contractual as well as in commercial and corporate disputes before cantonal courts and the Federal Court. She also advises on various aspects of employment law, e.g., on employment agreements, employee handbooks, working time regulations, bonus schemes, terminations, domestic and international personnel lending, and employment law issues in connection with domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and restructurings, including employment due diligence, transfer of employees and mass dismissals

Deals & Cases

30.05.2022
Pitcher receives strategic growth investment from Crest Rock Partners
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19.05.2021
beecom AG acquired by Eficode
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03.10.2018
EUR 2.1bn landmark tech-deal: closing of sale of Sportradar AG
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Experience

Livia Keller is recognised by Legal 500 as a recommended lawyer in litigation and employment.
The following is a selection of cases in which Livia Keller has acted:

  • Civil proceedings concerning an international Swiss industrial company faced with numerous lawsuits brought by the minority shareholder pertaining to requests for information, challenges against resolutions of the general meeting, as well as director’s liability under corporate law
  • Civil proceedings concerning an international bank in the context of the misappropriation of client funds by a customer relationship officer
  • Employment litigation regarding validity of termination and substantial bonus claims
  • Employment law advice in a major M&A transaction, in particular regarding employment due diligence, transfer of employment relationships, and potential mass dismissal
  • Employment law advice regarding the structuring, drafting and implementation of international employment agreements as well as regarding personnel lending across group companies.
2019 LL.M., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
2015 Admitted to the Bar, Attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwältin)
2012 Master of Law, University of Zurich
2010 Bachelor of Law, University of Zurich
The Legal500 EMEA 2022 – Recommended
The Legal500 EMEA 2021 – Recommended
The Legal500 EMEA 2018 – Recommended
  • IBA International Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
2021 Senior Associate, Niederer Kraft Frey
2015 Associate, Niederer Kraft Frey
2013 Junior Associate, Niederer Kraft Frey
2012 Trainee Clerk, District Court of Dietikon
2010 Trainee, major law firm in Zurich
2010 Trainee, District Court of Uster

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Deals & Cases

12.01.2023

Capvis invests into AdEx Partners

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11.01.2023

Capvis acquires a majority stake in SCHURTER Group

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09.12.2022

Unit8 joins forces with Sagard NewGen as new investor

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Market Perception

«Livia Keller is sharp-witted, analytical and highly responsive. »
Legal 500 2022
«Livia Keller in the employment law team is definitely a rising star. She is sharp-witted, analytical and highly responsive. »
Chambers 2022
«We are always impressed by Valerie Meyer Bahar’s and Livia Keller’s professional, efficient work culture, swift replies and ability to find solutions. »
Chambers 2022

Firm News

06.01.2021

NKF promotes five senior associates as of 1 January 2021

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Speaking Engagements

09.06.2020

Die Sanierung im neuen Aktienrecht (English translation: Restructuring in the New Stock Corporation La…

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Newsletters & Alerts

26.03.2020

Coronavirus COVID-19: Employment Law: Short Time Work and Compensation for Loss of Earnings

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17.08.2017

New Guideline by SECO regarding Intra-Group Hiring of Services

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