Employment | Immigration

Employment Contracts, Bonus, Notice of Termination, Termination Agreements, Work Permits

Your goals

To thrive in a competitive marketplace, employers must attract and retain the most talented employees. As an employer, you need smooth processes and practical solutions to your employment and immigration law challenges, as well as corresponding tax issues.

As an employee, you can rely on our expertise in reviewing draft contracts before signature to avoid future disputes and conflicts with an employer. We can also help ensure that your statutory and contractual rights are safeguarded in case of termination of an employment relationship.

Our services

We support human resources management in their daily work and assist with strategic reorientation during the restructuring process. We advise and represent national and international companies, as well as executive employees in all aspects of employment law, immigration law and tax-related issues. Offering many years of experience, our team has a strong entrepreneurial spirit and excellent tactical skills.

Employment law services

We support our clients in all matters related to employment law, including:

  • Representation in litigation cases before state courts and courts of arbitration
  • Standard and custom-made employment contracts, employment manuals as well as other policies
  • Incentive and compensation plans, bonus and other schemes
  • Operational restructuring
  • Termination of employment relationships, leave of absences, termination agreements, structuring of redundancies, and mass dismissal
  • Enforcement of non-compete covenants
  • Social plans
  • Personnel related issues in connection with M&A transactions
  • Data protection
  • Implementation of the ordinance against excessive compensation in listed joint stock companies
  • Personnel related issues in connection with insolvency
  • International job postings
  • Arbitration proceedings in the role as arbitrator or counsel

Immigration law services

We also help clients with immigration law related matters, such as:

  • Residence and work permits for executive employees and highly qualified professionals (including cadre transfer and transfer of specialists within a group)
  • Naturalizations
  • C-permits

Team Coordination

Our partner, Michèle Stutz, LL.M., is a Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law. She is coordinating the team. Michèle Stutz has many years of experience as counsel, litigator and arbitrator in the fields of employment and immigration law.

MME Integrated Approach

Employment and immigration law, particularly when it concerns expats or employee incentive plans, must be integrated with tax considerations. Thanks to our tax specialists, MME can provide you with this service.

Listings

Regular listings in:

Who's who Legal: Labour, Employment and Benefits

Who's who Switzerland: Labour and Employment

Who's who Switzerland: Corporate Immigration

 

International Employment Law Network

Member of the Innangard international employment law alliance