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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
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Dr Rahel A. Nedi works in startups, employment law, corporate law and dispute resolution. She advises alternative investment funds and collaborates with Swiss and international law firms. Rahel A. Nedi is also a lecturer at the University of Zurich and edits articles for the employment law journal Arbeitsrecht/Droit du travail (ARV/DTA).


+41 44 254 55 55



Admission to the Bar

Admitted in Switzerland (2015) 

Practice Areas

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


  • 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