Oliver Widmer | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Oliver Widmer

Partner
Attorney at law
Head Financial Services

Feldeggstrasse 4
8008 Zürich
Schweiz
T +41 44 217 92 42
oliver.widmer@pestalozzilaw.com

vCard CV (pdf) Publikationsliste (pdf)

Oliver Widmer has a very good knowledge of the matter and he is customer- and result-oriented.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

Oliver Widmer is always up-to-date and his advice is very helpful. He is available 24/7 and one of the top lawyers in his area.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2022

Oliver Widmer is one of the leading Swiss lawyers. We love to work with him, very skilled and pragmatic.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2022

Oliver Widmer provides exceptionally constructive legal advice. He has an in-depth knowledge of law and the market.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2021

Oliver Widmer is an extremely committed lawyer, with a strong experience and knowledge of the banking business.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2021

Oliver Widmer is a partner and head of Pestalozzi’s Financial Services Group and a member of the Private Clients Group. He primarily advises domestic and international banks, financial institutions, wealth management service providers and high net worth individuals on banking, finance and capital markets matters.

Karriere

2009
  • Partner at Pestalozzi
2008
  • Trust and estate practitioner (TEP)
2003
  • Solicitor of England and Wales (not practicing)
  • Head Legal and Compliance Merrill Lynch Capital Markets
2002
  • M.Sc. Law and Accounting, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
2001
  • Associate at Pestalozzi
2000
  • Zurich bar exam
1998
  • lic. iur., University of Zurich

Sprachen

German, English, French

Mitgliedschaften

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • ICC Commission on Arbitration
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • STEP
  • Swiss-British Chamber of Commerce (BSCC)
  • Swiss-Indian Chamber of Commerce (SICC)
  • Many more

Deals and Cases

Pestalozzi advises AGCO on USD 1.1bn Notes Issuance

25.03.2024

Pestalozzi advises AGCO on USD 1.1bn Notes Issuance

Pestalozzi advises Calik Enerji on a USD 586.25 million financing transaction

08.03.2024

Pestalozzi advises Calik Enerji on a USD 586.25 million financing transaction

Pestalozzi advises Alpadis Trust (Switzerland) AG on its FINMA authorization as trustee

27.11.2023

Pestalozzi advises Alpadis Trust (Switzerland) AG on its FINMA authorization as trustee

Publikationen

Securitisation 2024 - Switzerland

By Oliver Widmer, Niku Gholamalizadeh: The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides, London 2024

Blockchain 2023 - Switzerland Law and Practice

By Oliver Widmer, Niku Gholamalizadeh, Urs Kloeti: Chambers Global Practice Guides, 2023
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