Christoph Lang | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Christoph Lang

Partner
Attorney at law
Chair of Pestalozzi, Head Corporate / M&A

Feldeggstrasse 4
8008 Zurich
Suisse
T +41 44 217 92 39
christoph.lang@pestalozzilaw.com

vCard CV (pdf) Liste des publications (pdf)

A joy to work with. smart, knowledgeable and business-minded. Focusing on the important things, knows to differentiate between relevant and less relevant.

The Legal 500, 2022

Business-minded and very knowledgeable not only in competition matters, but also in M&A, a combination which is rare.

The Legal 500, 2022

Christoph Lang is knowledgeable, easy to work with, practical.

The Legal 500, 2022

Depths and breadths of his knowledge that, combined with an always relaxed attitude, calms the atmosphere.

Chambers Europe, 2021

Practical and business focussed; very personable and approachable.

IFLR1000, 2021

Christoph G. Lang is chair of Pestalozzi and heads Pestalozzi’s Corporate / M&A Group in Zurich. His preferred practice areas are corporate law with a particular focus on corporate governance, M&A, Swiss and European antitrust law and insurance law. He represents major Swiss and multinational corporations in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and joint ventures, and frequently advises clients on policy and governance issues.

Carrière

2006
  • Partner at Pestalozzi
2000
  • Associate at Pestalozzi
  • Columbia University, New York City: LL.M. (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
1999
  • University of Berne: Dr. iur. (summa cum laude)
1997
  • Teaching & Research Assistant at the University of Berne, Corporate and Commercial Law Department
  • Bar Admission: Switzerland

Langues

German, English, French, Italian

Adhésion

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht

Deals and Cases

Pestalozzi advises Hexagon AB in connection with the sale of the Tesa PMI business

19.12.2023

Pestalozzi advises Hexagon AB in connection with the sale of the Tesa PMI business

Pestalozzi advises Ringier on its acquisition of all shares in Ringier Axel Springer Schweiz AG from Axel Springer

28.11.2023

Pestalozzi advises Ringier on its acquisition of all shares in Ringier Axel Springer Schweiz AG from Axel Springer

Pestalozzi acted as primary legal advisor in relation to the formation of OneLog

11.01.2023

Pestalozzi acted as primary legal advisor in relation to the formation of OneLog

Publications

New developments in Swiss Competition Law – New Motor Vehicle Ordinance for 2024

By Christoph Lang, Fabian Martens, Daniel Molino: Legal Update, Zurich 2023

New developments in Swiss Competition Law – Partial revision of Swiss Cartel Act to facilitate claims for damages and modernize merger control

By Christoph Lang, Fabian Martens, Norina Messerli: Legal Update, Zurich 2023
Wahl der Transaktionsstruktur und Rechtsgrundlagen

Wahl der Transaktionsstruktur und Rechtsgrundlagen

By Christoph Lang, Franz Schubiger: in Florian S. Jörg, Urs P. Gnos, Lorenzo Olgiati (Hrsg.), Mergers & Acquisitions, Helbing Lichtenhahn Verlag, 2022
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