Partner, Head of Legal, Attorney-at-Law
Jörg Kilchmann is Head of Legal at KPMG in Switzerland.
Jörg works with Swiss and foreign corporate clients, advising them on all legal aspects of merger and acquisition projects as well as restructuring and cross-border transactions. He has also been in charge of contract drafting and negotiations for various acquisitions and disposals of companies, or parts thereof, which has allowed him to build up legal know-how not only in contract law but also in competition law and joint ventures.
Jörg has been in charge of various relocation projects for listed companies and has gained a substantial experience in the management of complex international projects involving foreign jurisdictions. He advises corporate clients on various topics in the area of Compliance Management Systems and Corporate Governance.
Prior to joining KPMG in 2001, Jörg worked as legal counsel for a listed Swiss industry group practicing in Switzerland and New York. At ease in a multidisciplinary, international environment, Jörg works alongside experts from other disciplines (e.g. tax, audit, transaction services and corporate finance) to deliver real results. Jörg has supported many national and international clients in the retail, textile, chemicals and pharmaceuticals sector. As a local lead partner, he is also a trusted business advisor for all his clients in the regions Basel, Bern and Zurich.
Zurich Law Degree (1988)
Zurich Bar Exam (1991)
LL.M. at Exeter University in UK (1996)
CAS, International Compliance at ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences (2018)