Martina Aepli

Senior Legal Associate, Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law


Martina Aepli is a Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law and has extensive knowledge in advising and representing clients in all areas of employment law. In addition, Martina Aepli regularly represents clients in state courts and arbitration proceedings in the fields of contract law and debt enforcement and bankruptcy law.

Business activities

  • Employment Law, incl. work permits
  • Litigation and Bankruptcy Law
  • International Arbitration
  • International and Swiss Contract, Business and Corporate Law
  • Company Succession & Inheritance Law


Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law
Admitted to the Bar 
University Zurich (lic. iur.) 


  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French 

Practical Experience   

since 2016
Senior Legal Associate at MME
Legal Associate at MME
Substitute judge with the District Court of Meilen  
Head of Conciliation Authority in Tenancy and Leasehold matters of the District of Meilen  
Judicial Clerk with the District Court of Meilen   
Trainee at a commercially oriented law firm in Zurich


  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • ASA Below 40


The Legal 500 (

Rising Star 2020 for Employment

MME Legal | Tax | Compliance stands out for its 'longstanding experience' in the space and its 'solution-oriented' outlook. Michèle Stutz leads a team that is 'indisputably strong in its field'. Recent highlights include handling contentious wrongful dismissal and bonus claims, a cross-border matter concerning deferred compensation, and advising on employment contracts and work permits across Europe. Senior associate Martina Aepli is 'a fast thinker', who stands out for her 'strong ability' in litigation alongside 'excellent legal knowledge'. Alexandra Geiger-Steiner, who made partner in November 2019, is recognised alongside Raphael Brunner and associate Raffael Blattmann for providing 'first-class legal support'.

‘From MME legal employment you always get a clear advice/recommendation. This is very unique as normally all you get is a variety of options. Michèle Stutz and Martina Aepli are partners that deserve to be mentioned specifically.‘

Martina Aepli: fast thinker, excellent legal knowledge, very reliable.‘


Recommended Lawyer 2019 for Employment

The 'highly accurate and reliable team' at MME – Legal | Tax | Compliance has 'a practical approach' and 'is on top of matters and always advises with a competent approach, clear explanations and kindness'. It handles everything from contracts, M&A support and bonus schemes to termination of employment agreements, data protection, secondments and representation of employees in internal investigations. Clients recommend 'widely knowledgeable' practice lead Michèle Stutz, 'internal investigations expert' Raphael Brunner, 'internationally experienced' senior associate Martina Aepli and 'exceptionally committed' senior associate Alexandra Geiger.


Recommended Lawyer 2019 for Private Clients

The 'excellent and highly efficient private client practice' at MME – Legal | Tax | Compliance 'chooses its teams well, maintains a good internal communication and works hand-in-hand with each other'. It is best known for acting for clients in international inheritance, financial matrimony matters, company succession and tax matters. The team is led by 'profoundly knowledgeable, experienced and pragmatic estate law specialist' Balz Hoesly and also includes the 'excellent' Martina Aepli. Senior associate and inheritance law specialist Alexandra Geiger is another name to note.


Who is Who Legal says: "Martina Aepli is a renowned employment law expert who is well known for being dedicated and loyal to her clients."