Christoph R. Ramstein is a Senior Counsel at Pestalozzi and member of the Corporate/M&A, Tax as well as Private Clients groups in Zurich. He prefers to advise start-up and mid-size companies in medical, pharma and fintech as well as transition planing. His background covers micro/macro economy, industry development/relocation, real estate, active and passive investor activity as well as asset management including financial services, industry and charitable organistions.
Christoph R. Ramstein has been a long time member of several boards of directors of bank/finance, hospitality and industrial corporations and boards of trustees of charitable foundations; he is Chairman of the board of trustees of Werner Abegg Fonds and a member of the board of directors and audit committee of Credit Agricole Indosuez (Suisse). His areas of practice are asset management, corporate law, business organization, venture capital/private equity, M&A and Integration/reorganisation, supply chain management, trade/distribution, independently wealthy entrepreneurs/private clients and related tax work. His experience includes international charitable foundations, estate planning and execution, charitable structures, and inheritance related litigation. He served as party representative and as arbitrator in commercial disputes. His industry experience includes life sciences, consumer, banking & finance, chemical and hospitality.
Christoph R. Ramstein is a former managing partner at Pestalozzi, a former president of the Banking and Finance Commission of the AIJA, and an active member of the Company Law Commission of the UIA - Union Internationale des Avocats. He frequently lectures and publishes.
- Senior Counsel at Pestalozzi
- Partner at Pestalozzi
- Foreign associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York
- Associate at Pestalozzi
- Admitted to the Swiss Bar (Zurich)
- Law clerk District Court of Meilen
- Graduated from University of Zurich (lic. iur.)
- Graduated from University of St. Gallen, (lic. oec.)
English, French, German
Expertise & IndustriesBanking & Finance
Sociétés / Fusions et Acquisitions (F&A)
Life Sciences (sciences de la vie)
Private Equity & Venture Capital
- UIA Union Internationale des Avocats
- Swiss Bar Association
- Zurich Bar Association