Attorney at Law and Civil Law Notary
Preferred Areas of Activity
- Civil law
- Commercial and Company Law
- Contract Law
- Notarial Services
Directorships and offices
- Various directorships in SMEs
- Vice chairman of the Zug Bar Exam Commission of Experts
Markus Schnurrenberger was born on 30th May 1958 in Zug, where he still lives. He completed his schooling – six years of both primary school and grammar school – and obtained a type B Matura [Swiss high school certificate]. He then spent a year abroad in the USA and Italy. From 1978 to 1983, he studied law at the University of Zurich, where he obtained a licentiate, magna cum laude. After two years of practical training as a lawyer, he was awarded a licence to practise as a lawyer and notary in the canton of Zug at the end of 1985.
From 1985 to 1987, he also received commercial training at the “Schweizerische Kreditanstalt” (Swiss Credit Bank), now Credit Suisse, in Zurich and New York, only to return to law in 1988. As an associate, he worked in two well-known Zurich law firms before setting up and expanding the Zug office of Bär & Karrer as a partner in 1995. On 1 July 2004, with his colleagues Andreas Baumann and Dr. Urs E. Kohler, he founded BKS Lawyers Notaries, which changed into Schnurrenberger Tobler Gnehm & Partner as of 1 January 2016.
Markus Schnurrenberger is married and has two adult children. In his spare time, he likes to participate in sports or travel with family and friends.