attorneys at law




Corporate, commercial and contract law
Mergers & Acquisitions
Intellectual property
Pharma law
Employment law
Real estate
Tax law
Insolvency proceedings, liquidation and restructuring
Representation in state court proceedings, administrative proceedings and arbitration

Schmid Attorneys at Law is a fully independent law firm with offices in Zurich and Bern. Our main focus lies on the middle market, by providing legal advice/services in all matters relating to national and international commercial law and representing the interests of our clients in front of Swiss courts and authorities as well as in front of arbitral tribunals.

Depending on our clients’ needs, we closely collaborate with domestic and international network partners as experts in specific fields. Andreas Kolb ( is our privileged counsel for international tax matters.



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Peter J. Schmid

Peter J. Schmid’s practice focuses on Capital Markets & Finance, Corporate law, M&A, Pharma & Healthcare law and Sports law. He has worked with several mandates in large restructurings of publicly listed as well as private corporations.


Peter J. Schmid is a recognised representative according to art. 43 of the Listing Rules and is accordingly authorised to lodge applications for listed corporations with SIX Exchange Regulation.


Finally, Peter J. Schmid serves as an executive body (in particular as a board member) in various areas.

Peter J. Schmid advises in German, English and French.

Professional experience

  • Schmid Attorneys at Law (Founder, 2004)

  • Various mandates as a Board Member of both nationally and internationally
    active corporations

  • Advisor and arbitrator to international sports associations


  • LL.M. in International Trade & Finance at the Tulane University, New Orleans, School
    of Law (1994)

  • Admission to the bar (1992)

Professional memberships

  • Swiss Bar Association

  • Zurich Bar Association

  • Bernese Lawyers Association

  • International Bar Association

Martina Frick

Martina Frick’s main practice areas are contract law, corporate law, debt enforcement and bankruptcy law as well as civil procedure law.


She also advises clients in employment law matters and participates in M&A transactions.


She is a SAV recognized mediator (alternative dispute resolution).


Martina Frick advises in German and English.

Professional experience

  • Schmid Attorneys at Law (since 2016)

  • Legal protection insurance (Attorney)

  • Zurich based business law firm (Attorney)

  • Zurich based business law firm (Trainee)


  • Mediator SAV (2016)

  • Admission to the bar of the canton of Zurich (2010)

  • Law studies at the University of Zurich, lic. iur. (2007)

Professional Memberships

  • Swiss Bar Association

  • Zurich Bar Association

  • Several professional groups of the Zurich Bar Association

Tanja Frick

Tanja Frick's main practice areas are civil litigation, intellectual property law, contract law, labor law and corporate law. 


She advises companies on all current legal issues relating to Internet law and data protection issues. 


As a mediator recognized by the SAV, Tanja Frick also offers this alternative dispute resolution procedure. 


Tanja Frick advises in German and English

Professional experience

  • Self-employed lawyer in her own law firm (from 2012)

  • Free-Lance activity for various commercial law firms (2009-2012)

  • Lawyer in a trademark law firm (2008-2009)

  • Law Clerk at the District Court of Zurich (2006-2007)


  • Mediator SAV (2016)

  • Admission to the bar of the Canton of Zurich (2012)

  • LL.M. International Business Law, Intellectual Property Law, Information and Licensing Law, University of Zurich (2008)

  • Dr. iur., University of Zurich, Effects of bribery on a contractual relationship (2005)

  • Law studies at the University of Zurich, lic. iur. (2003)

Professional Memberships

  • Swiss Bar Association

  • Zurich Bar Association

  • Several professional groups of the Zurich Bar Association

  • Criminal defense duty

  • Association lawyer of the first hour of Canton Schwyz

Serge Biaggi

Serge Biaggi’s main practice areas are corporate, commercial and contract law as well as mergers & acquisitions.

He also advises in the areas of employment law and debt enforcement and bankruptcy law.

Serge Biaggi advises in German and English.

Professional experience

  • Schmid Attorneys at Law (since 2019)

  • Recruitment services provider (Legal Counsel)

  • District court of Bulach (Trainee)

  • Zurich business law firm (Trainee)


  • Admission to the bar of the canton of Zurich (2016)

  • Master of Law UZH, University of Zurich (2012)

Professional Memberships

  • TBA

Michèle Marschner

Michèle Marschner is German Attorney and joined Schmid Attorneys at Law in 2013. Michèle Marschner predominantly advises foreign clients on the relocation of their business to Switzerland as well as on the establishment of companies and foundations related thereto.


After obtaining her German bar admission, Michèle Marschner has been active as an independent practitioner in Berlin with a focus on real estate and corporate matters as well as on the assistance of start-ups. In that capacity she has advised a large number of international investors.


Michèle Marschner speaks German and English.

Professional experience

  • Schmid Attorneys at Law (since 2013)

  • Self-employed lawyer in Berlin, Germany (2006-2011)

  • Board Member of a national company


  • Admission to the bar in Germany (2006)

  • Law studies at the Universities of Berlin (Freie Universität) and Cologne

  • Internships at different law firms, courts and public prosecution department in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Miami (USA), Berlin (Germany)

  • Academic assistant of Ewa Klamt, MeP (Member of the European Parliament)

Professional Memberships

  • Lawyers Chamber Berlin




Schmid Rechtsanwälte
Bahnhofstrasse 106
P.O. Box
CH-8021 Zürich

Tel.  +41 44 220 10 40
Fax  +41 44 220 10 41


Schmid Rechtsanwälte
Hotelgasse  1
P.O. Box
CH-3011 Bern

Tel.  +41 31 318 10 40
Fax  +41 44 220 10 41



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