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Rahel A. Nedi


Position: Associate
Practice Areas: Corporate & M&A , Dispute Resolution , Employment & Pensions , Health and Medical Law , Insolvency & Restructuring , Venture Capital
Field-Display: Corporate & M&A Team , Dispute Resolution Team , Employment & Pensions Team , Health and Medical Law Team , Insolvency & Restructuring Team , Venture Capital Team , Startups

Dr Rahel Nedi deals with Labour Law, Data Protection and Dispute Resolution. She is also a member of the Start-up Desk. She advises a national and international clientele, private individuals and companies. In addition, she is a lecturer at the University of Zurich and edits articles for the journal Arbeitsrecht (ARV/DTA).


+41 44 254 55 55



Admission to the Bar

Admitted in Switzerland (2015) 

Practice Areas

  • Employment & Pensions
  • Corporate & M&A
  • Dispute Resolution


  • Maastricht University (ECPC-B Professional DPO Certification, 2022)
  • University of Zurich (Dr. iur., 2018)
  • King's College London (LL.M., 2013)
  • University of Neuchâtel (MLaw, 2012) 
  • University of Geneva (BA Relations Internationales, 2010)


  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Mandarin
  • Romanian


  • Zurich and Swiss Bar Association


Subject: Startups
Autor: Rahel A. Nedi, Andrea Schütz

Providing Legal Advice for Female Founders

News from our Start Up Desk: in the current issue of Ladies Drive Andrea Schütz and Rahel Nedi discuss their commitment for Female Founders

Subject: Employment & Pensions
Autor: Rahel A. Nedi, Andreas Holenstein
Paper: Festschrift für Wolfgang Portmann
Reading time: 10 Min

The Choice of Law in the Empoyment Agreement

The Choice of Law in the Employment Agreement; Possibility and Limits.

Subject: Employment & Pensions
Autor: Rahel A. Nedi
Paper: ARV-DTA 2-2020, S. 125 ff.
Reading time: 5 Min

Reimbursement of costs in home office

In the Federal Supreme Court ruling 4A_533/2018 of 23 April 2019, it was inter alia disputed between the parties whether the employee was entitled to compensation for the use of a room in his private home as a study or archive. The Federal Supreme Court affirmed this.

Does this decision automatically apply to home office-cases in times of Covid-19? The author critically assesses the Federal Court's ruling in view of Covid-19."

Subject: Loans / Covid 19
Autor: Vanessa Bernheim, Michael Mosimann, Rahel A. Nedi, Lukas Scherer
Paper: PD Launch Pad Newsletter

PD Launch Pad Newsletter May 2020: Liquidity Support for Start-ups Hit by COVID-19

Subject: Employment & Pensions
Autor: Rahel A. Nedi, Wolfgang Portmann
Paper: Festschrift für Isaak Meier zum 65. Geburtstag
Reading time: 10 Min

New forms of Employment - Crowdwork, Umbrella Companies and Employee Sharing

New forms of employment and their legal treatment