Dr. Urs Isenegger

Legal Partner


Dr. Urs Isenegger joined MME in 2016. Before, he acted for 20 years as managing partner in a medium-sized corporate law firm in Zurich. Based on his long-standing activity as corporate lawyer with his focus areas in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and competition law as well as contract law, Urs Isenegger shows a broad experience in advising and representing companies and their stakeholders. He disposes of profound knowledge in respect of cross-border transactions and projects. His practical experience is completed with his long-lived activity in various managing and supervisory bodies (such as board of directors, board of foundations, advisory boards). Since many years, Urs Isenegger acts as coach and jury member in well-known business plan competitions.

Business activities

  • Corporate law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Intellectual property and competition law
  • Technology transfer
  • Licensing concepts
  • Contract law
  • Infrastructure projects
  • Life Sciences
  • Banking law
  • Litigation


Admitted to the Bar (Attorney-at-law and Notary of the Canton of Solothurn)
University of Bale (Dr. iur.)
University of Bale (lic. iur.)


  • German
  • English
  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish

Practical Experience

since 2016
Legal Partner with MME
Founding and managing partner in a medium-sized corporate law firm in Zurich
Partner in a small corporate law firm in Zurich
Foreign Associate, Paul Hastings, Washington D.C, New York and Los Angeles
Attorney in a large corporate law firm in Zurich


  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • LES Licensing Executive Society
  • AIGLI – L'Associazione Internazionale Giuristi di Lingua Italiana


Legal 500 (www.legal500.com)

Recommended Lawyer 2020 for Commercial, Corporate and M&A

MME Legal | Tax | Compliance's Zurich-based team has an established practice and advises clients on corporate and public governance matters. It is also strongly involved in compliance, anti-money laundering, M&A and estate planning mandates. Balz Hösly also serves as the chairman and member on various boards of directors. Urs Isenegger combines his practice in this space with advice on competition and intellectual property law. Samuel Bussmann is also noted.