Prager Dreifuss Ltd. is an integrated law firm with a strong international focus, some 35 lawyers, and offices in Zurich, Berne and Brussels. Our many years of experience enable us to cut through complexity and select the right strategy for our clients. We have a lean and efficient structure, strong and diverse teams specialised in all major areas of commercial law, active ties to authorities, Swiss universities and the academia and long standing working relationships to leading counsels in major jurisdictions. All of our lawyers have additional qualifications in their practice areas, have spent time abroad or on secondments in the industry, and undergo continuous legal training. We are committed to understand the client‘s business and our services are individually tailored and focused on our client‘s needs.We attach great importance to creative, independent thinking and do not waste time on a “one size fits all” approach. For us, representing clients is not just a matter of ability, but also of style.
Daniel Hayek is a member of the management committee and head of Prager Dreifuss’ “Corporate and M&A” team. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions (mainly strategic buyers), corporate finance, banking, restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings as well as corporate matters. He advises business clients in all types of domestic and cross-border transactions. He represents creditors (some of which are banks, hedge funds or other financial institutions) in insolvency and restructuring proceedings. In these fields Daniel also represents clients in court and before arbitration tribunals. Lately, Daniel’s practice has involved acquisitions of Swiss targets for major strategic buyers from a variety of industries as well as business litigation (also in relation to finance and derivatives transactions) in connection with major insolvencies and restructurings of the last decades.
Christina Meyer is a member of the Teams Corporate & M&A and Insolvency & Restructuring of Prager Dreifuss. Her main practice areas are corporate law as well as banking and finance matters. She advises both domestic and international clients in corporate law matters, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition finance transactions as well as in the area of insolvency law. Before joining Prager Dreifuss Christina Meyer worked as an in-house counsel for a bank and as a law clerk for the Administrative Court of the Canton of Berne.
Christian Casanova is a member of the teams Dispute Resolution and Insurance & Reinsurance of Prager Dreifuss. He has particular experience in the area of complex insurance and reinsurance cases, as well as in liability and real estate matters. Christian acts for clients in a broad range of civil and commercial disputes before courts and arbitration tribunals, as well as in the protection and recovery of assets in insolvency and attachment proceedings.