Valerie Meyer Bahar advises and represents clients in commercial and corporate litigation, with a focus on shareholder and employment litigation; in international and national arbitration; and in all aspects of corporate employment law.


Valerie’s litigation practice focuses on corporate and commercial disputes, with a particular focus on shareholder litigation and contractual claims. She regularly represents Swiss and international clients before Cantonal courts and the Federal Court. She acts as arbitration counsel and arbitrator.

Valerie also advises on all aspects of employment law, e.g. on the drafting and implementation of employment agreements; staff and time regulations; compensation matters; terminations; and the transfer of employees in M&A transactions and restructurings, including mass dismissals. She regularly handles employment litigation relating, inter alia, to wrongful termination and bonus claims.

  • ASA Swiss Arbitration Society
  • IBA International Bar Association
  • IusAlumni – Member of the board of the Alumni association of the University of Zurich Law School
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association

Market Perception

  • Valerie Meyer Bahar is 'extremely responsive and provides actionable advice'.

    Legal 500 2018 – Dispute Resolution
  • Valerie Meyer Bahar 'excels in difficult circumstances'.

    Legal 500 2017 – Dispute Resolution

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