Andrea Huber | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Andrea Huber

Attorney at law, LL.M.

Loewenstrasse 1
8001 Zurich
T +41 44 217 92 41

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Andrea Huber is one of the preeminent financial services regulatory/Fintech experts and well placed with the regulator and industry bodies, with a very good sense about the issues that are important to the regulator.

The Legal 500, 2023

She is one of the smartest and most experienced investment fund lawyers in Zurich.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

Andrea is a brilliant lawyer who rolls up her sleeves and stays calm, no matter how strong the pressure is. She is creative, sees the big picture and is always on top of the details.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

She has extremely strong technical skills and a razor-sharp mind. Andrea is just a phenomenal lawyer and is good at anticipating what the regulator is looking for.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

Andrea has been impeccable supporting us in the application process. She was proactive, highly responsive and a pure pleasure to work with. In my 20 years work experience, I haven't come across a like-minded professional thinking at the same speed like us.

IFLR 1000, 2022

Her skillset, combined with her personality, makes her very easy to work with. You feel comfortable that the provided advice is well thought through.

Chambers & Partners, 2022

Andrea Huber has an impressive breadth and depth of knowledge in the fintech sector, which she can use to the greatest advantage of her clients.

The Legal 500, 2022

Andrea Huber is a great lawyer: vast know-how, straight to the point and always available.

The Legal 500, 2022

Andrea Huber is a Partner and member of Pestalozzi’s Financial Services Group specialising in banking and regulatory matters, asset management/investment funds, fintech, insurance, internal and regulatory investigations, enforcement proceedings and white-collar crime. She regularly represents clients in proceedings before the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA, the SIX Swiss Exchange and the CDB Supervisory Board (VSB Aufsichtskommission).


  • Partner at Pestalozzi
  • Cornell University Graduate School, Executive Women in Leadership
  • Founding partner of law firm for asset managers/fintech companies, Zurich & New York
  • Local partner at major international law firm in Zurich (2017 – 2019)
  • Columbia University School of Law School, New York: LL.M. (2007/2008)
  • Counsel/Senior Associate/Associate at major Swiss Law firm in Zurich (2006 – 2017)
  • Head of Ad hoc Publicity and Reporting Obligations, SIX Swiss Exchange, Zurich
  • Exchange Trader Examination, SIX Swiss Exchange, Zurich
  • Legal Counsel SIX Swiss Exchange, Zurich
  • Bar admission in Switzerland (Zurich)
  • University of Zurich: lic.iur.


German, English


  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)


Die Bewilligungspraxis der FINMA für Vermögensverwalter und Trustees

Die Bewilligungspraxis der FINMA für Vermögensverwalter und Trustees

By Andrea Huber: 20. Zürcher Tagung zu Entwicklungen im Finanzmarktrecht, 6 June 2023

Insurance & Reinsurance 2023 - Switzerland

By Andrea Huber, Lukas Rusch, Beat Schwarz, Markus Winkler: The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides, London 2023

Investment Funds 2023 – Switzerland: Law & Practice

By Andrea Huber, Nils Harbeke, Oliver Widmer: Chambers Global Practice Guides, London, 2023

InDepth Feature: Anti-Money Laundering 2023 - Switzerland

By Andrea Huber: Indepth Feature Anti-Money Laundering, Financier Worldwide Ltd, UK 2023
Digital Assets – Not A Virtual Reality Anymore?

Digital Assets – Not A Virtual Reality Anymore?

By Andrea Huber: Co-chair of panel at NYSBA 2022 London Global Conference, 30 November - 2 December 2022
GwG-Revision – wirksamere Geldwäschereibekämpfung?

GwG-Revision – wirksamere Geldwäschereibekämpfung?

By Andrea Huber: iusNet BR-KR 29 September 2022

Insurance & Reinsurance 2022 - Switzerland

By Andrea Huber, Lukas Rusch, Beat Schwarz: The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides, London 2022
Aktuelles zum FINMA-Bewilligungsverfahren

Aktuelles zum FINMA-Bewilligungsverfahren

By Andrea Huber: OSFIN presentation for asset managers and trustees, 31 March 2022

Developments in Europe Anti-Money Laundering

By Andrea Huber, Hanna Meakin, Eric Russo, Joydeep Sengupta: Risk & Compliance Magazine, Financier Worldwide, March 2022

Investment Funds 2022 - Switzerland: Law and Practice

By Andrea Huber, Nils Harbeke, Oliver Widmer, Joseph A. Steiner: Chambers Global Practice Guides, London, 2022
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