Battegay Dürr Anwälte und Notare Basel

Oscar Battegay

Oscar Battegay

Oscar Battegay’s entrepreneurial approach is perfectly complemented by his excellent analytical abilities and his sharp intellect. He has provided his know-how and experience as a committed board member of numerous companies over many years. He is specialised in national and international company law and acts for Clients both with regard to the acquisition and sale of companies or company divisions. Oscar Battegay advises start-ups, financiers and other stakeholders in companies of every shape and size and in all phases of financing.

Oscar Battegay will provide you with legal and strategic support throughout your day-to-day business: he drafts shareholder agreements and financing contracts, employee equity programmes, contracts on development, licensing, cooperation and sales and, if necessary, will handle corporate succession. In his capacity as a notary, he will also focus his thoughts and actions on your wishes and interests: he will plan your estate, take responsibility for implementing all instructions and is the first person to contact on inheritance issues. As former member of the Great Council of the Canton of Basel-Stadt, Oscar Battegay has excellent connections both nationally and internationally.

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Oscar Battegay

lic, iur., lawyer und notary
Partner at Battegay Dürr AG
+41 61 225 03 03


Oscar Battegay is registered with the Basel-Stadt Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all of Switzerland.


  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Education and Professional Experience

2014 –Partner at Battegay Dürr AG
1993 – 2013Partner in a Basel law firm
1993Commission as Notary Public, Canton of Basel-Stadt
1990 – 1993Associate in a Basel law firm
1989Admission to the Bar of the Canton of Basel-Stadt
1988/89Traineeships with the Civil and Appellate Courts of the Canton of Basel-Stadt
1988Traineeship with Prof. Dr. Pascal Simonius
1986 – 1987 Traineeship with Swiss Bank Corporation (now: UBS AG)
1986Law degree (lic. utr. iur.) of the University of Basel
1984 – 1986Law studies at the Faculty of Law of the University of Neuchâtel
1982 – 1984Study of business and economics at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Basel
1982 – 1986Law studies at the Faculty of Law of the University of Basel


Basel-Stadt Bar Association, Basel-Stadt Chamber of Notaries, Swiss Bar Association, Swiss Notary Association, Great Council of the Canton of Basel-Stadt (2000–2004)


Oscar Battegay, Alessandra Ceresoli: “Switzerland” (Chapter 19) in: Center for International Studies (ed.), International Personal Injury Compensation Sourcebook. London 1996, pp. 137–148 (update), pp. 601–633 (original).

Pro bono / Hobbies

Member of the Board of the Foundation of the Swiss Red Cross Blood Transfusion Center sections Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft, Member of the Board of the Abisch-Frenkel Foundation, sports (cycling, skiing), reading (political non-fiction)