Areas of activity

What we offer. To you.
Comprehensive advice as well as protection of your interests and representation in both extra-judicial and litigation procedures, especially in the following areas:

Administrative Law

  • Acquisition of real estate by foreigners
  • Administrative procedures between authorities and / or private individuals
  • Advising of political communities
  • Data protection law
  • General administrative law
  • Procurement and tenders
  • etc.

Association law

  • Drafting of statutes and regulations
  • etc.

Collaborative Law and Practice

  • CLP-Procedures
  • etc.

Company law

  • Acquisitions
  • Business succession
  • Capital increases and reductions
  • Claims arising from liability under company law
  • Commercial register law
  • Competition law
  • Contracts between shareholders and / or company (e.g. share-holder agreements)
  • Domiciliation services
  • Enforcement of contractual claims
  • Franchising, licensing, distribution and agency agreements
  • General company law
  • Incorporation of companies
  • Liquidations
  • Procurement and tenders
  • Restructuring (merger, demerger, conversion and transfer of assets)
  • Settlement of companies
  • etc.

Competition and antitrust law

  • Legally compliant formulation of distribution and cooperation agreements
  • Unfair competition and selling methods
  • Unfair use of third party services
  • etc.

Construction and planning law

  • Building regulation and spatial planning law (building permits, rezoning, etc.)
  • Construction law contracts (architectural services, general planner, general contractor, engineering, sole contractor and work contracts, etc.)
  • Environmental protection law (contaminated sites, environmental impact assessments, emissions, etc.)
  • Expropriation law
  • etc.

Contract law

  • Contract law for works and services
  • Contracts in relation to easements and liens
  • Drafting and review of contracts
  • Enforcement of contractual claims
  • Franchising, leasing and factoring agreements
  • General contract law and general terms and conditions law
  • Gift
  • Law governing mandates
  • Loan agreements
  • Purchase, right to purchase and pre-emption contracts
  • Rental and leasing
  • etc.

Criminal law

  • Commercial criminal law
  • Criminal defence
  • Criminal tax law
  • Representation of plaintiffs in criminal proceedings
  • etc.


Distribution law

  • Agency agreements
  • Cooperation agreements
  • Exclusive distribution and exclusive purchasing agreements
  • Franchise agreements
  • Specialist and authorised dealer contracts
  • Supply contracts
  • etc.

Family law

  • Child relation
  • Divorce / separation
  • Guardianship law
  • Maintenance agreements
  • Marriage and inheritance contracts
  • Matrimonial property disputes
  • etc.

Foundation law

  • Establishment of foundations
  • Foundation board mandates
  • etc.

Inheritance law

  • Estate division
  • Estate planning
  • Execution of wills
  • Inheritance law claims
  • Wills and inheritance contracts
  • etc.

Intellectual property law

  • Copyright law
  • Licence agreements
  • Naming rights and company name law
  • Trademark law
  • etc.

Labour and employment law

  • Bonus and participation models
  • Collective employment law (GAV etc.)
  • Conflicts in the workplace
  • Dismissal / termination of employment contracts
  • Employment issues in the context of business acquisitions and re-structuring
  • Equality law
  • Personnel regulations
  • Preparation and review of employment contracts
  • Public service law
  • Staff leasing and recruitment
  • Work permits
  • etc.

Legal enforcement and foreclosure law

  • Abatement law
  • Attachment proceedings
  • Bankruptcy law
  • Bankruptcy trustee mandates
  • Debt collection proceedings
  • Legal enforcement proceedings
  • etc.

Legal opinions

  • Preparation and examination of legal opinions
  • etc.

Liability and insurance law

  • Coordination of claims between different service providers
  • Enforcement of liability claims
  • Liability claims against the state and public institutions
  • Private insurance law
  • Product liability law
  • Representation in insurance disputes
  • Social security law (old-age and survivors' insurance, unemploy-ment insurance, occupational pensions, invalidity insurance, military insurance, accident insurance)
  • etc.


  • Conducting of mediation proceedings
  • Examination of mediation settlements and agreements
  • etc.

Procedural law

  • Administrative proceedings before cantonal authorities and courts and the Federal Court
  • Civil proceedings before cantonal courts and the Federal Court
  • Criminal proceedings before cantonal authorities and courts and the Federal Court
  • etc.

Property law

  • Condominium ownership
  • Easements
  • Housing rights and usufructs
  • Liens, especially builders' liens
  • Neighbouring rights
  • Protection of possession
  • etc.

Public certifications and authentications

  • Public certifications of public testamentary dispositions, inheritance and marriage contracts and company law documents
  • etc.

Rental and leasing law

  • Assertion of warranty rights
  • Conducting of conciliation proceedings on a mandate basis
  • Contesting of terminations
  • Termination of rental and lease agreements
  • etc.

Road traffic law

  • Accident-related claims against the parties involved and insurance companies
  • Administrative measures (suspension of driving licences, etc.)
  • Defence in criminal proceedings
  • etc.

Rural land law and inheritance law

Tax law

  • Corporate tax law
  • Criminal tax law
  • Property gains tax law
  • Tax advice for private individuals
  • Tax advice relating to business succession
  • Tax advice relating to restructuring and refurbishment
  • VAT law
  • etc.
Forrer Lenherr Bögli & Partner Rechtsanwälte
Toggenburgerstrasse 31
9532  Rickenbach b. Wil
Tel. +41 71 929 90 10
Fax +41 71 929 90 19