Mirjam Vögeli focusses on corporate, commercial, contract and liability law as well as domestic and cross-border M&A, including cases with an Asian element. She also has particular knowledge of foundation law, association law and inheritance and estate law. Her broad legal knowledge and extensive practical experience in various fields of the law enable her to provide a diverse array of targeted and efficient advice to private and public companies as well as to high net worth individuals in relation to both their private and business activities. Mirjam Vögeli also advises and represents domestic and international clients in related proceedings before courts, supervisory and administrative authorities.

Experience

Mirjam Vögeli advises clients in corporate, commercial, liability and contract law as well as domestic and cross-border M&A including cases with an Asian element. She also advises and represents them in related proceedings before courts, supervisory and administrative authorities. Her expertise encompasses various types of voluminous litigation, in particular complex liability claims against directors and officers, intricate national and international contractual disputes and other corporate and commercial litigation. She provides strategic advice in the pre-litigation phase also considering alternative dispute resolution. Furthermore she has a particular knowledge of foundation law with a special interest in charitable foundations.

Mirjam Vögeli also has broad experience in inheritance and estate law, in particular with regard to estate planning, inheritance contracts, wills, administration of executor mandates, and dispute resolution in these areas.

Her profound legal knowledge and extensive practical experience in various fields of the law enable her to provide a diverse array of targeted and efficient advice to private and public companies as well as high net worth individuals and families in a broad range of matters of their business and private activities.

Mirjam presides a Swiss charitable foundation.

Examples of experience:

  • Counsel to the Swiss group subsidiaries of a leading global enterprise in its various large-scale and complex domestic and cross-border corporate reorganizations

  • Counsel to Citychamp Dartong Group, a Shanghai listed company, in the acquisition of all shares in HL Le Mirador International SA, the owner and operator of the first class hotel “Le Mirador Resort & Spa”

  • Counsel to a foundation in its dispute between members of the council and in its reorganization and implementation of its governance structure

  • Plaintiff’s counsel to a Swiss pension fund in liquidation with regard to a significant liability claim before the Federal Administrative Court and the Federal Supreme Court

  • Defense counsel to a public Asian company in a post-M&A dispute

  • Counsel to a defendant in a series of complex and extensive D&O claims brought by the liquidator in connection with the bankruptcy of one of the largest Swiss groups of companies before the Commercial Court of the Canton of Zurich and the Federal Supreme Court

  • Advising various executors in the administration and execution of estates, including estates with assets and heirs in several jurisdictions

  • Advising various companies and foundations on corporate governance, corporate, commercial and regulatory law issues

  • IBA International Bar Association
  • SAV Swiss Bar Association
  • ZAV Zurich Bar Association

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