Excello corporate and commercial lawyer Gitta Altmann has been appointed as the official legal advisor to the Swiss Embassy in the UK.
Qualifying in 1997, and additionally admitted to the New York Bar in 1998, Gitta is a fluent English and German speaker with 25 years’ experience acting for UK and international clients. The focus of her practice is on business acquisitions and disposals, joint venture and shareholders’ agreements, commercial agreements, capital reorganisations and restructures. She has particular expertise advising global clients on setting up operations in the UK.
On her appointment, Gitta commented: “I could not be more delighted at this honorary appointment and I very much look forward to supporting the Embassy and Swiss community more generally in relation to matters of English law.”
Her confirmation as official legal advisor (Vertrauensanwältin) to the London-based Swiss Embassy follows her long-standing association with the Austrian Trade Delegation in London as one of their trusted UK-based lawyers and her listing with the German Embassy.