Local Lounge Zurich

Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland, lies in the heart of Europe and is an important economic, cultural and social centre of the Swiss Confederation. One fifth of Switzerland’s national income is generated in the metropolitan region, where three out of five major Swiss banks are based. As an international financial centre, Zurich enjoys an excellent reputation and is regularly listed in the Global Financial Centres Index as one of the top 10 most important financial centres in the world.

The interdisciplinary professional exchange expands the knowledge and helps with upcoming decisions. According to ‘Plato’, a good decision is based on knowledge.

Head of Lounge Zürich

Lukas Bühlmann

Lukas Bühlmann is a lawyer, partner and co-head of the ICT & Digital practice group at MLL Legal. He studied in Lausanne and Norwich and holds an LL.M. from the College of Europe, Bruges. He advises and represents a broad range of Swiss and international clients in the internet and e-commerce sector, healthcare, tourism and public transport. He advises on technology, data protection, IT, e-commerce and advertising law.

Lukas Bühlmann is a recognized expert in the digital and internet industries. In 2019, he was appointed legal expert of the International Trade Center (Geneva) and advises the ITC as well as foreign governments on legislative projects in the areas of data protection and cybersecurity.

Finally, Lukas Bühlmann is the author of numerous publications in the field of digital legal issues and a regular speaker at regional and international conferences on legal topics in his areas of expertise. For several years in a row, he has been recognized by all authoritative international ranking agencies: Chambers and Partners Europe, Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal.

What awaits you in the Lounge Zurich

The Local Lounge Zurich takes place in the rooms of the stately “Zunfthaus zur Saffran” on Limmatquai. In keeping with the tradition of the guilds, the “Zunfthaus zur Saffran” continues to provide an exceptional setting for an exchange of ideas. In a relaxed atmosphere, participants have the opportunity to be inspired by the lectures at the evening events, make new contacts and cultivate relationships with colleagues.

You can expect cross-legal lecture evenings in the tension between science, state and economy as well as lively discussions on internationally relevant topics among experts. In exclusive discussion groups, participants learn first-hand about the necessary background and analysis for understanding complex tax processes and economic interrelationships. The Local Lounge Zurich thus offers an excellent framework for networking, inter-professional exchange of experience and lateral thinking.