Christoph R. Ramstein

Christoph R. Ramstein is a partner and member of Pestalozzi’s Corporate / M&A, Tax and Private Clients groups in Zurich. His areas of practice are corporate law, business organization, M&A and integration, supply chain management, trade distribution and related tax work. His experience includes international estate planning and execution, charitable and asset protection structures, and inheritancerelated litigation. He has also served as an arbitrator in commercial disputes. He has expertise in the following industries: life sciences, consumer, banking & finance, chemical and hospitality.

Christoph R. Ramstein was born in 1951. He graduated from the University of Zurich (lic.iur. 1978), earned a Masters in Business Administration at the University of St. Gall (lic.oec. 1976), served in 1978 as a law clerk at the District Court of Meilen, and was admitted to the bar in 1980. In 1983/1984, he worked with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York. In 1986, he became a partner at Pestalozzi. Christoph R. Ramstein is a former managing partner at Pestalozzi, a former president of the Banking and Finance Commission of the AIJA, and an active member of the Company Law Commission of the ‘‘UIA - Union Internationale des Avocats’’. He is frequently invited to speak to national and international professional organizations.

Publications & Speaking Engagements


Christoph R. Ramstein
Loewenstrasse 1
CH-8001 Zurich
Phone +41 44 217 91 11





Art, Asset finance, Banking and finance, Business organisation and compliance, Commercial, Commercial disputes, Contracts, Corporate, Dispute resolution, Estate planning, Financial services, Health and safety, Inheritance, Joint ventures, Mergers and acquisitions, Private banking, Private equity, Product liability, Restructuring and insolvency, Tax, Trade and retail, Trust and foundations, Venture capital


Switzerland 1980


International Bar Association, IFA International Fiscal Association, UIA Union Internationale des Avocats, ASA Association Suisse de l’Arbitrage, DACH