Our story

Our aspiration is not just to provide legal advice, but to offer our clients real added value – value beyond legal advice.

valfor was created as per 1 July 2024 by partners of the renowned business law firms BianchiSchwald, GHR Rechtsanwälte and PYTHON.

The merger created one of the most competitive national business law firms in Switzerland with more than 70 lawyers in six offices in Switzerland and one office abroad, in Brussels, and thus a one-stop shop for clients with diverse legal needs. valfor has the breadth of experience and diversity of talent to operate at the forefront of all our clients’ industries and markets, wherever they may be. Our strength is based on our extensive knowledge, professional experience, deep understanding of local laws and customs and our unyielding commitment to excellence.

Our corporate culture is based on close collaboration between the members of our team, who all share common values and practices. We are committed to diversity and to promoting an open, dynamic and sustainable working environment. Always with the aim of creating added value for our clients.

7 locations – one company
70 lawyers
21 practice groups
15 languages spoken

National roots. International reach.

With our Swiss offices in Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, Sion, Zug and Zurich and our office abroad, in Brussels, valfor provides legal services at a national level and develops a close relationship with our clients wherever they are.

At the same time, we continue to be connected to the world through our extensive network of trusted law firms and consultants worldwide. This enables us to provide our clients with best-in-class integrated solutions and the unparalleled services they seek in today’s increasingly complex business and legal environment.

We are now valfor

We are pleased to announce the successful completion of the merger of BianchiSchwald, GHR Rechtsanwälte and PYTHON.

From July 1, 2024, we will operate as valfor. valfor stands for our continued commitment and our joint endeavor to offer our clients real added value – value beyond legal advice.

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