Health and Insurance

Health Law

We have longstanding experience in advising various actors in the health care industry and a assist clients as to all their legal needs in these matters. Licensing of pharmaceutical companies or healthcare organizations, drug approvals, sales and acquisitions of healthcare facilities, regulatory compliance, liability and malpractice claims, public procurements and insurance reimbursement are some of the topics with which our clients are faced and in which they trust our expertise.

Drugs and Medical Devices

We have extensive experience in assisting drug and medical device manufacturers in all aspects of their business activities.  Setting up and conducting clinical trials, obtaining marketing authorizations, and clearing advertising campaigns are some of the areas in which our clients consult us and for which we provide proven legal and practical advice. Together with our firm’s litigators, we also regularly represent drug and medical device manufacturers in product liability, competition and public procurement litigation, as well as in arbitration proceedings in these areas as well as in obtaining settlements for the benefit of our clients.

Healthcare providers

Provision of healthcare services is one of the most heavily regulated activities in Switzerland. The legal environment is dense and constantly evolving. Privacy issues, licensing of healthcare professionals and healthcare organization, and quality and safety requirements are some of the topics on which we regularly advise clients and assist them in conducting their activities in accordance with Swiss law and regulations.

Liability issues

Liability and malpractice claims are numerous in the healthcare sector, and we offer our clients tailor-made legal services in this complex field.  To assist our client to make the right and most efficient decision as to the defense or the settlement of such claims asserted by patients is our aim.


Insurance is key to any player in the healthcare market, yet to obtain the correct insurance coverage proses highly complex legal issues. We advise our client on all matters relating to insurance coverage and the reimbursement of costs for drugs, medical devices, and medical services. We also represent clients in disputes arising with social or private insurers regarding any aspects of their business activities.

Marc Balavoine
Marc Balavoine Partner, LL.M. [New York University]
Jean-Pierre Jacquemoud
Jean-Pierre Jacquemoud Partner, MCJ [University of Texas]
Luana Maréchal (1)
Luana Maréchal Attorney-at-law
Natacha Sandoz
Natacha Sandoz Attorney-at-law
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