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Hannes Glaus

Hannes Glaus

Dr. iur., LL.M.


T +41 58 258 10 00
F +41 58 258 10 99
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Hannes Glaus

Dr. iur., LL.M.

Bratschi Ltd.
Bahnhofstrasse 70
P.O. Box
CH-8021 Zurich

T +41 58 258 10 00
F +41 58 258 10 99
German, English


Hannes Glaus practices in the areas of asset management and corporate finance including mergers and acquisitions, structuring of financial investments, investment funds and limited partnerships, private equity, private debt, infrastructure and hedge funds. His clients are business enterprises, financial service providers, fund management companies, pension funds and insurance companies.

He advises on all aspects of business law, in particular company, contract and financial market law and represents his clients in front of the respective authorities (FINMA, OAK).

Admitted to the Swiss Bar since 1983.
Admitted to the New York Bar since 1986.

Professional career

  • Partner with Bratschi Ltd. (since 2012)
  • Co-Head of the Financial Services industry group (2012-2017)
  • Member of the Bratschi Management Team and Board of Directors (2012-2018)
  • Partner with law firms in Zurich (since 1989)
  • Associate attorney with several law firms in Zurich and New York (1983-1989)


  • Harvard Law School (Master of Laws, LL.M.) (1985)
  • Law studies in Zurich (Dr. iur.) (1982)
  • Law studies in Zurich (lic. iur.) (1979)

Reference cases

Other activities


  • recommended for «Investment Funds» by Chambers Europe (2019)
  • recommended for «Investment Funds» by BestLawyers (2018)
  • recommended for «Banking and Finance» by Legal500 (2018)
  • recommended as «Leader in Investment Funds» by Chambers Europe (2016)


  • SECA (Swiss Private Equity and Corporate Finance Association)
  • SVUE (Schweizer Verband Unabhängiger Effektenhändler)

  • Financial services and collective investments
  • Private equity, private debt, infrastructure, hedge funds
  • Corporate finance (M&A and participations), company and contract law
  • Regulation: pension plans, insurance companies, financial service providers, collective investments, asset management


Publication Irrtumsanfechtung und Auslegung beim Testament Glaus Hannes, Zürcher Studien zum Privatrecht, Bd. 22, Diss. Zürich 1982