The amounts involved and consequences for a company’s image and reputation can be significant when commercial disputes arise. Ensuring that such legal disputes are managed professionally is therefore essential.
Thanks to its experience in commercial law, our firm provides advice to a number of clients in this area. The first step generally involves determining the likelihood of success and the specific risks involved in such proceedings, then defining a strategy with which to best defend clients’ interests.
Once legal proceedings are underway, a thorough knowledge of the procedural rules is vital. For example, just overlooking a deadline can mean losing the case. For this reason, with a few exceptions, only those lawyers registered with a given canton may represent the parties in court.