Lic.iur. Andreas Mathys

Attorney at law / Partner

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Andreas Mathis


Andreas Mathys has in-depth knowledge in the field of commercial, business and company law as well as many years of experience in the comprehensive advising of Swiss and foreign companies. He assists his clients both within the framework of their operational business as well as in strategic matters, such as, in particular, with M&A transactions (share deals, asset deals, joint ventures and mergers). He focuses on customer-oriented and commercially feasible solutions, works in a targeted manner and sets the right priorities.

As a legal counsel, Andreas Mathys advises medium-size to large industrial companies, among others the Swiss subsidiary of an international group. His clients respect Andreas Mathys as a mentally agile generalist with special knowledge who develops creative solutions and, as a troubleshooter, keeps a cool head, even in demanding situations.

Andreas Mathys also defends his clients' interests in court and before authorities.


Main areas of work

Contract law (in particular purchase contracts, work contracts, supply contracts, cooperation contracts, development contracts, licence and distribution contracts), company law (establishment and restructuring of companies, M&A transactions), labor law, tenancy law, intellectual property law, competition law as well as commercial administrative and criminal law.

Professional experience

  • As of 2012: Partner at Wenner & Uhlmann Rechtsanwälte, Zurich
  • As of 2007: Self-employed lawyer, Zurich
  • 2001 – 2006 Associate at EBD Attorneys at law, Zurich
  • 1998 – 2000 Legal adviser, cantonal administration, immigration police
  • 1997 – 1998 Traineeship with Credit Suisse Private Banking
  • 1996 – 1997 Trainee and clerk to the judges, District Court of Hinwil


  • 2000: Admission to the bar (at all Swiss courts)
  • 1996: lic. iur., University of Zurich (Master of Law)

Recent experience (selection)

  • External legal counsel for a major Swiss industrial company belonging to an international group, with tasks in the operational and strategic field
  • Drawing up of complex contracts and active support in contract negotiations
  • Drafting of contract templates and general terms and conditions of business, as well as organisation and holding of training courses for practitioners, in particular in contract law
  • M&A transactions, in particular preparation and implementation of joint venture structures and the acquisition and disposal of companies or parts of companies
  • Development of legal concepts and structures, taking into account the commercial risks, and creation of legal expert opinions
  • Enforcement of and defence against claims, if necessary by means of legal proceedings


  • Zurich (ZAV) and Swiss Bar Association (SAV)