Attorney at law, lic. iur.
Co-head Life Sciences
T +41 44 217 92 00
Extensive business-oriented experience with which he assesses out-of-the-box legal issues concerning employment relationships we address to him. Extremely responsive and at the same time always thoughtful and calm.
The Legal 500, 2023
Very pragmatic, responsive, clear and solutions-focused.
The Legal 500, 2022
Christian Roos is always very accessible and extremely responsive. The solutions provided are very pragmatic and well thought out.
The Legal 500, 2021
His advice is very efficient, to-the-point and with supersonic turn-around times. Christian is a true strategic employment adviser.
The Legal 500, 2020
Christian Roos co-heads Pestalozzi's Life Sciences Group and is member of the Employment & Pensions Group. His fields of expertise include international trade law, contracts and life sciences, with a focus on pharmaceuticals and medical devices. He supports clients in M&A transactions and in corporate restructurings and has indepth experience in employment matters namely mass dismissals, social plan negotiations, contract negotiations, restrictive covenants etc.
Christian Roos graduated from the University of Fribourg in 1990 (lic.iur.) and then worked as an assistant dealing with EC law in international public law. After spending two years with the law firm van Bael & Bellis in Brussels, he joined the Swiss Federal Office for International Economic Foreign Affairs and was involved in the bilateral negotiations between the EC and Switzerland. He joined Pestalozzi in 1996 and became partner in 2002.
- Bar Admission: Switzerland
- Associate at Pestalozzi
- Representative of the Cantons in the Federal Government
- Lawyer at Van Bael & Bellis
- Assistant at the University of Fribourg
- University of Fribourg: Lic. iur.
German, English, French, Italian, Swedish
Expertise & IndustriesCompetition & Trade
Corporate / M&A
Employment & Pensions
Private Equity & Venture Capital
- Swiss Bar Association
- Zurich Bar Association
- Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce