MLL Legal is a leading Swiss law firm with a history that dates back to 1885. The firm has grown both organically and by means of strategic mergers, the latest of which took place on 1st July 2021 between Meyerlustenberger Lachenal and FRORIEP.
MLL Legal is one of the largest commercial law firms in Switzerland with 155 lawyers in 4 offices in Switzerland and 2 offices abroad, in London and Madrid serving clients seeking Swiss law advice.
Our firm has a strong international profile and brings together recognised leadership and expertise in all areas of law affecting commerce today, with a focus on high-tech, innovative and regulated sectors.
With in-depth experience and expertise in the field of social and environmental impact, we offer a realistic and pragmatic approach to problem-solving in in the full spectrum of impact, from philanthropy to nonprofit law, social entrepreneurship to sustainable finance.
We provide support in realising projects for the public benefit. Together we will find the appropriate structure (foundation, association, non-profit company) and advise our clients on the optimal governance and how to embed social and environmental impact in their governance and day-to-day activities. We provide mission-driven organisations of all types and sizes the practical and commercial advice they need to grow, fundraise and reach their goals.
We also support boards looking to improve their governance and to understand their duties and liabilities.
Our Sustainable Economy practice encompasses the full range of legal matters which charities, not-for-profits, mission-driven businesses and impact investors encounter, offering practical advice on charity and commercial law and assist our clients with reorganisations, joint ventures and other forms of collaborative working, as well as constitutional reviews.
We offer day-to-day support to our clients, from set-up and registration, to ongoing regulatory and legislative compliance and all related commercial advice.
Our team assists investors and intermediaries who deploy capital in pursuit of positive social returns alongside profitability: institutional investors, banks and impact funds, private equity and venture capital funds, foundations and individuals. We support them in structuring and documenting the whole spectrum of sustainable finance and impact investment transactions and activities.