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Andrea Schütz

Associated Partner

Position: Partner , Associated Partner
Practice Areas: Dispute Resolution , Health and Medical Law
Field-Display: Dispute Resolution Team , Health and Medical Law Maincontact , Startups

Dr Andrea Schütz's practice focuses on pharmaceutical and healthcare law. She mainly advises and represents pharmaceutical and medtech companies, medical professionals and private and public institutions in the healthcare sector. In particular, she deals with licences under pharmaceutical and health law, administrative and criminal proceedings under medicinal products law, reimbursement by health insurance funds as well as the advertising and distribution of medical devices and medicinal products. Due to her former position as head of investigations in the criminal law service of Swissmedic as well as her many years of professional experience in the health law sector, she is very familiar with the regulatory requirements in the therapeutic products sector and has valuable contacts with the therapeutic products law enforcement authorities and the pharmaceutical and medical devices industry. Andrea Schütz also specialises in constitutional and administrative law and administrative criminal law.


+41 44 254 55 55



Admission to the Bar

Admitted in Switzerland (2008) 

Practice Areas

  • Health & Medical Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Startups


  • University of Lucerne (CAS Forensics, 2016)
  • University of Melbourne (Master of Health and Medical Law, LL.M., 2014)
  • University of Zurich (Dr. iur., 2011)


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • Zurich and Swiss Bar Association
  • Middle European Organisation for Regulatory Affairs (MEGRA)
  • Swiss Medtech


Vanessa Agricola
+41 44 254 55 39


Subject: Health and Medical Law
Autor: Andrea Schütz
Reading time: 15 Min

Does the revised medical device law really improve the quality and safety of medical devices?