Awards & Recognitions

Schellenberg Wittmer wins "Law Firm of the Year – Switzerland" at The Lawyer European Awards 2021


Schellenberg Wittmer has been recognized as law firm of the year: Switzerland, at The Lawyer European Awards 2021 for the second year in a row. This marks a prestigious win and a wonderful conclusion to the firm's 20 years celebrations.

Schellenberg Wittmer was awarded by the jury for its market position and constant striving for excellence, its impressive deal and client record, and its record year in regards to business, headcount, productivity, new clients and high-level representations.

The elite judging panel (comprised of more than 50 senior in-house counsel and private practice lawyers) highlighted the firm's "strong client focus and impressive reactions to COVID impacts and seeking to respond to client priorities" and it's "tangible evidence of performance across innovation, ESG and talent management." Overall, the firm's performance was described as a "standout performance to mark their 20th year".

Schellenberg Wittmer thanks its clients for their trust and support and congratulates its wonderful team for their excellent efforts, dedication and hard work that makes our firm a renowned and leading firm.

Leading firms across Europe were announced in a virtual ceremony, which celebrated the winners across a wide range of jurisdictions and different Europe-wide categories such as innovative technology initiative or global network.

The Lawyer European Awards was the first initiative of its kind to reward and celebrate excellence across the European legal market. The awards scheme attracts entries from over 120 independent law firms headquartered in Europe and global firms across the Continent.

Each year The Lawyer European Awards showcase the impressive achievements of Europe’s finest within the legal industry.


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