Prior to joining KPMG in 2001, Jörg worked as a legal counsel for a listed Swiss industry group practicing in Switzerland and New York. Jörg has advised Swiss and foreign corporate clients on merger and acquisition engagements as well as on restructuring and cross-border transactions. He has performed and coordinated various legal due diligences for national and international clients in the retail, textile and Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals sector.
He has been in charge of contract drafting for various acquisitions and disposals of companies or part thereof which allowed him to build up legal know how not only in contract law but also in competition law and joint ventures.
He has been in charge of relocation projects of listed companies and has gained a substantial experience in the management of complex international projects involving foreign jurisdictions.
He is at ease working in a multidisciplinary environment along with experts of other disciplines (e.g. tax, audit, transaction services and corporate finance). As a local lead partner, Jörg is also the trusted business advisor for all issues of his customers in the regions Basel, Bern and Zurich.
Zurich Law Degree (1988)
Zurich Bar Exam (1991)
LL.M. at Exeter University in UK (1996)