Arlette Pfister

LL.M., Mediator CAS

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Arlette Pfister has been a Partner with Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte since 2016. She mainly practices in the field of corporate law, employment law, commercial law and contract law. Arlette focuses particularly on the advice of international groups regarding restructuring projects, the advice of companies and international groups with regard to complex and general corporate and corporate group legal issues as well as the advice and assistance with regard to daily corporate housekeeping. Arlette Pfister also advises companies and private individuals regarding the negotiation, structuring and drafting of commercial contracts and immigration issues and work permits. Furthermore, Arlette Pfister also has experience in the fields of alternative dispute resolutions, life science and health care law as well as data protection matters.

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Professional Experience
Since 07/2016
Partner, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich
2001 – 06/2016
Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich
1999 – 2001
Associate, Hayman & Baldi, Zurich
1997 – 1998
Junior Associate, Meyer Lustenberger & Partner, Zurich
1996 – 1997
Court clerk, District Court of Hinwil
Legal Education / Bar Admission
University of Westminster, London, Master of Laws in International & Commercial Dispute Resolution (LL.M.)
University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, CAS Mediator in commercial, environmental and administrative matters
Admission to the Bar
University of Zurich, lic. iur. (Master of Law)
Practice areas
  • Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions, Venture Capital
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Employment & Migration
  • Banking and Capital Markets Law
  • New Technology, ICT and Data Protection

German, English, French

  • Swiss and Zurich Bar Association


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