Simon Urbach | Attorney at Law - Managing Partner - Urbach Law
Simon serves Swiss and International corporations as well as private clients in all aspects of Swiss corporate law, commercial law and general contract law. He acts in both an advisory capacity and as litigation counsel. Furthermore, Simon has extensive experience on all legal matters related to employment law, tenancy law, inheritance law and real estate law including real estate transactions as well as international private and procedural law, debt collection and bankruptcy law.
His experience in three major Zurich based law firms instilled a love of innovative, efficiency driven problem solving with a focus on the client. Clients appreciate his energy and his innovative and pragmatic approaches to finding and implementing solutions.
Simon is Managing Partner of Urbach Law and is registered as an attorney at the Zurich Supreme Court. He is admitted to practice throughout Switzerland.
Beyond client work, Simon serves as advisor to the board of directors of Startups and established corporations as well as for two major Charitable Associations.
Simon is head of the Technology Consulting & Law practice and is one of the founders of ONE LTA - the network of independent international lawyers and law firms, which optimally combines expert knowledge with advanced technology to deliver unique benefits to clients. In his leisure time Simon is very active, likes swimming and enjoys spending time with his wife and child.
02/1998 – 06/2003: University Zurich School of Law, Master of Law 2003
09/2003 – 09/2004: District Court – Zurich
10/2004 – 08/2005: Academic Research Assistant at Zurich University, Institute for Criminal Law and Law of Criminal Procedure of Prof. Dr. iur. Daniel Jositsch
10/2006 – 06/2008: Attorney at Law in a major Zurich-based law firm
06/2008 – 06/2009: Northwestern University School of Law / Kellogg School of Management, Chicago, USA, LL.M. and Certificate in Business Administration 2009
09/2009 – 03/2013: Attorney at Law in a major Zurich-based law firm
04/2013 – 12/2018: Partner at Trachsler Attorneys at Law Ltd
01/2019 – today: Managing Partner of Urbach Law
Urbach/Frei: Über die Archivierung elektronischer Rechnungen, in KMU-Magazin Nr. 6/7, Juli/August 2012
Urbach/Frei: Grundlagen der elektronischen Rechnungsstellung, in: KMU-Magazin Nr. 5, Juni 2012
Baumgarten/Urbach: Immobilien-Asset-Swaps zwischen Pensionskassen und Anlagestiftungen, in: Newsletter SSP, April 2010
Urbach/Moskric: Die Zulässigkeit von Triple-Net Mietverträgen im schweizerischen Mietrecht, in: Aktuelle Juristische Praxis (AJP), Heft Nr. 8, 2008, S. 995-1006
Swiss Bar Association
Zurich Bar Association
International Bar Association (IBA)
International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists
Chamber of Commerce Switzerland-Israel