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ABT & HAUER is a Lausanne based firm of international lawyers. It is active mainly in the fields of commercial, financial and business law.

Our lawyers have an entrepreneurial streak stretching back several generations and are resolutely focused on creating value. Whether your ambitions are local or global, they will find the innovative, practical business development solution for you.

We advise, defend and represent a wide range of private clients, businesses (from SMEs to multinationals) and financial institutions based in Switzerland and across the world. All our lawyers have been called to the bar, and timely service is a priority.

Our lawyers are mainly active in Switzerland (Geneva, Vaud and Valais), France, Italy, Belgium, United Kingdom, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region.

What makes us different? We are sensitive to cultural diversity essential to success in dealing with parties from different jurisdictions.

Our goal is to become trusted advisors that clients can depend upon now and in the future.

Local, regional or global : whatever your ambitions, we put our innovative skills and experience to achieve your objectives.

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Practice area

Business law

Our lawyers provide a full spectrum of services for businesses covering all stages of the company life cycle, from formation through restructuring and reorganisation to dissolution.

Child law

We represent parents, children, grandparents and other family members in a whole range of public law/care proceedings cases brought by Local Authorities.


Criminal law


In 2018 98% of our criminal law clients who provided feedback said that they were satisfied with our overall level of service and 100% were likely to recommend us to others.

Debt collection


Swiss debt collection rules are highly specific. Our lawyers, some of whom have worked for the commercial courts, are familiar with all the intricacies of the procedures.

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Composed of a talented team of lawyers who excel in their specializations, ABT & HAUER offers its professional competence to both private and commercial clients. The law firm has among its clientele, companies and private clients from all over the world.

+41 22 906 85 00