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Gerhard Althaus

Senior Manager - Legal Services

Gerhard Althaus is a senior manager in Legal Advisory at Grant Thornton Switzerland/Liechtenstein.

Professional experience

Before changing to Grant Thornton Switzerland/Liechtenstein, Gerhard Althaus worked for various law offices, an intercantonal authority in Bern and for several years in the legal department of one of the big 4 companies in Zurich.

Gerhard Althaus specialises in Swiss commercial and trade law (particularly in corporate, contract and labour law). He has provided legal advice and supported various international companies in M&A transactions and cross-border restructuring operations.

Professional qualifications and memberships

Gerhard Althaus holds a Master in Law (MLaw) of the University of Bern and qualified to practice law in 2011. He also completed an LL.M. in International Law at the University of Miami (USA).


In addition to his mother tongue German, Gerhard Althaus speaks fluent English.

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  • Master in Law
  • qualified to practice law
  • LL.M. in International Law
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