New membership!


We are pleased to be a member of LAWROPE – International Group of Lawyers since January 2024. The network of 18 law firms from 16 different countries with representatives throughout Europe, North and South America is an enrichment for our law firm and allows us to solve cross-border legal issues in a client-centred and professional manner.

Happy New Year!


Every year, the night sky lights up in bright colours on New Year’s Eve and fireworks go off all over the world. However, setting off fireworks is not always permitted and – if done incorrectly – can go very wrong.

New addition!

As of December 2023, Ms Julia Manetsch will join the Pilatushof law firm team. With her friendly and upbeat manner, she will be an ideal addition to the team. Welcome – we look forward to welcoming you!

Trademark registration in anticipation

Anyone who registers a trademark without actually using it and only in order to obtain financial compensation is acting in abuse of rights (BGer 4A_458/2022).

The course of debt collection proceedings

In Switzerland, there are basically three types of debt collection – debt collection for seizure, pledge realisation or bankruptcy. This article will roughly illustrate the procedure.

New addition in Lucerne!

As of December 2022, Ms Dorentina Vataj will join the secretarial team at the Pilatushof law firm.

Staff leasing: Who is my employer?


Both personnel leasing and private employment agencies are regulated by the Employment Agencies Act (AVG), which is intended to protect jobseekers and leased employees.