Lenz & Staehelin welcomes four new partners and one counsel

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Fabiano Menghini, Simone Ehrsam, Roman Graf and Sevan Antreasyan to the firm's partnership. Alexandra Hirt has been promoted to the role of counsel.

The appointments come into effect on January 1, 2022.       

We wish our new partners and our new counsel much success and look forward to their valued contribution to our clients and our firm.


Fabiano Menghini
Attorney at Law, LL.M.,
Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law, 

Fabiano Menghini specializes in advising clients on a broad range of real estate transactions as well as on all other real estate specific legal issues (including total contractor/general contractor agreements, planning agreements, project development agreements, tenancy and lease law, environmental law, Lex Koller, Lex Weber, real estate financing). Fabiano Menghini also advises on all areas of corporate law with a focus on (private) M&A transactions.

Simone Ehrsam
Attorney at Law, Zurich

Simone Ehrsam specializes in advising clients on a broad range of domestic and international M&A transactions, including public takeovers, mergers, joint ventures and capital markets transactions. In addition, she regularly advises private equity companies in auction processes or sale transactions and listed companies on all aspects of financial market law and corporate governance matters.

Roman Graf
Attorney at Law, LL.M., Geneva

Roman Graf specializes in M&A (including private equity) transactions and insolvency and has extensive experience in complex national and international M&A transactions and cross-border restructurings. He also regularly advises companies, managers, and creditors on insolvencies and corporate reorganizations (including management liability). His other areas of practice include corporate, commercial and contract law, corporate finance, and corporate governance.

Sevan Antreasyan
Dr. iur., Attorney at Law, Geneva

Sevan Antreasyan specializes in intellectual property and competition law. He has extensive experience in the fields of life sciences, IT and other new technologies, in particular in complex licensing, research & development (and other service agreements), distribution, and intellectual property assets transactions. He also regularly represents clients in civil and administrative proceedings, mainly in trademark, copyright, geographical indication and competition law matters.

Alexandra Hirt
Attorney at Law, LL.M.,
Certified Tax Expert, Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner, Zurich

Alexandra Hirt has extensive expertise in estate planning and execution of wills, relocations, structures (in particular foundations and trusts), philanthropy and management of the personal affairs of private clients. In addition, she specializes in Swiss and international taxation with a focus on HNWI, including exchange of information.