Expertise

Health / Life Sciences

To avoid risks and side effects: rely on our comprehensive expertise.

As a player in the healthcare sector, you operate in a dynamic and complex regulated environment. As a pharmaceutical company, medical device manufacturer, doctor, therapist, pharmacy, hospital, care facility, or health insurer, you are looking for holistic but practice-oriented advice.

Our expert team provides targeted advice and support in the areas of law, tax and compliance and understands the challenges healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies face.

Our clients include both start-ups and established companies in the health care market, as well as international companies looking to establish themselves in Switzerland. 

Legal

  • Human and veterinary medicinal products (licences, research and development, marketing authorisations, manufacturing and distribution, reimbursement by health insurance funds)
  • Medical devices (licences, research and development, conformity assessments, manufacture and distribution, reimbursement by health insurance funds)
  • Service providers (licences, liability, professional law and disciplinary proceedings, tariff disputes, hospital lists)
  • Health and accident insurance (tariff disputes, remuneration)
  • Contract negotiation and drafting in various areas (e.g. cooperation, research and development, licensing, study, consulting, service, sponsoring, practice contracts)
  • Patient and consumer law
  • Representation in civil, criminal and public law proceedings
  • Legal opinions

Tax

  • Comprehensive tax advice on setting up a hub in Switzerland
  • IP structuring
  • Tax-efficient business model including transfer pricing
  • Setting up an efficient group structure
  • Employee participation models
  • Outsourcing of tax functions including tax compliance

Compliance

  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Granting of advantages and transparency (prevention of corruption)
  • Advertising
  • Data protection

Listings

  • Who's who legal

    • Prof. Dr. Juana Vasella: Global Leader in Healthcare 2021.

    WWL says: "Juana Vasella enjoys an excellent reputation among peers who "strongly believe she should be recognised as one of the leaders in healthcare law in Switzerland".

  • BILANZ Top Law Firms Switzerland: "Health and therapeutic products law"

    MME Legal | Tax | Compliance was awarded in Bilanz as one of the best law firms in the legal field "Health and therapeutic products law" 2021. 

Your Team

We will be pleased to provide you with comprehensive and interdisciplinary advice in the areas of legal, tax and compliance.