Incorporation of companies

Incorporation of companies

Our notary’s office will provide advice on establishing your Ltd. or LLC and carry out all certifications in Lucerne as well as throughout Switzerland.

Incorporation of companies
  • Choosing the correct legal form

    Based on our in-depth analysis, we will provide strategic and legal advice on choosing a Swiss legal form, such as a corporation (Ltd.) or a limited liability company (LLC), that best suits your needs.

  • Choosing your company name and formulating its purpose

    Our notaries will provide support in choosing a company name, thereby avoiding potential conflict with existing companies or trademarks, domain names etc. registered in Switzerland. We will also advise you in formulating the company’s purpose and undertake further clarifications in connection with the founding of your corporation or limited liability company in Lucerne and in Switzerland.

  • Creating customised articles of association

    We will draft customised articles of association for your corporation or limited liability company to suit your and other stakeholders’ needs.

  • Incorporation of your corporation of limited liability company

    Our notaries of the Canton of Lucerne will prepare all necessary incorporation documents and discuss them with you. Following this, our notaries will incorporate your corporation or limited liability company and carry out all necessary certifications for the whole of Switzerland. Your company’s seat needs not necessarily to be in the Canton of Lucerne.

  • Dealing with the trade register

    We handle and carry out all incorporation formalities with the Swiss trade register involved. After the trade register entries have been made, we check the trade register excerpts and send you all the deeds and business documents as part of an incorporation package.

  • Legal support after the incorporation of your company

    Our notary’s office and specialised attorneys at Grossenbacher Attorneys at Law remain at your disposal after your company has been set up. Depending on your particular needs, we work in teams covering different specialisations. We also have a network of contacts with carefully selected experts in Switzerland and elsewhere. Our philosophy guarantees the finest quality and customised solutions for your company.

More expertise


Notarial and official certifications of signatures and documents, organisation of apostilles (apostille service) or legalisations.


Marital contract

Notarization of a marital contract (modified participation in acquired assets, shared ownership or division of goods).


Inheritance law and last wills

Notarization of an inheritance agreement, a combined marital and inheritance agreement or a last will.


Real estate transactions

Land purchase contract, donation, purchase law and pre-emption law, apartment properties, building right, usufruct or residential right, easement agreement.


Setting up foundations

Incorporation of a foundation and preparation of the foundation statutes and the foundation regulations.


Incorporation of companies

Formation of a corporation (Ltd.) or a limited liability company (LLC).


Restructuring of companies

Merger, demerger or conversion, asset transfer, amendment of articles of association, capital increase, capital reduction and transfer of registered office.


Advance care directive

Establishment and deposition of an advance care directive; support in the preparation of patient directives.