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Ralph Butz

Senior Counsel

Position: Senior Counsel
Practice Areas: Employment & Pensions , IP & IT , Private Clients
Field-Display: Employment & Pensions Maincontact , IP & IT Maincontact , Private Clients Maincontact

Ralph Butz specializes in commercial and corporate law matters relating to Swiss and international companies. In particular, this includes employment and contract law as well as distribution, licensing and IP issues. Ralph Butz also has extensive experience in the area of Swiss and international inheritance law and in advising Swiss and international clients in estate planning, succession planning for businesses including its implementation.


+41 44 254 55 55


Admission to the Bar

Admitted in Switzerland (1987) 

Practice Areas

  • Private Clients
  • IP & IT
  • Employment & Pensions


  • University of Edinburgh, Europa Institute (LL.M., 1992)
  • University of Zurich (lic. iur., 1982)


  • German
  • English


  • Zurich and Swiss Bar Association
  • International Bar Association


Andrea Werner
+41 44 254 55 32


Subject: Competition & Regulatory Matters
Autor: Ralph Butz, Corinne Nobs
Paper: The Lawyer

Revision of the Swiss Anti-Money Laundering Act

Autor: Ralph Butz
Paper: The Lawyer

Getting ready for Automatic Exchange of Information

Autor: Ralph Butz

The free flow of data