Oscar Battegay

Attorney, Notary
Of counsel at Battegay Dürr AG

In addition to his entrepreneurial way of thinking and his excellent analytical skills, Oscar Battegay also possesses a sharp intellect. He has been sharing his expertise and experience with companies as a committed member of the board of directors for many years. Specialized in start-ups, medical technology and life sciences as well as banking law, Oscar Battegay can represent you during the formation, purchase and sale of companies as well as during the negotiations and drafting of contracts.

Oscar Battegay, an attorney and notary, can provide you with legal and entrepreneurial support in all matters related to your business. He drafts shareholders’ and financing agreements, development, licensing, collaboration and sales contracts and, when necessary, he can also help with company succession. He also puts his skills as a notary to use to help safeguard your needs and interests. Oscar Battegay has an excellent network of contacts both in Switzerland and internationally.

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

Languages: German, English, French

Education and professional experience

2021 – Of counsel at Battegay Dürr AG
2019 – 2020 Partner at Battegay Dürr AG
2014 – 2018 Managing Partner at Battegay Dürr AG
1993 – 2013 Independent attorney and notary / partner at a law firm
1993 Licensed as a notary for Basel-Stadt
1990 – 1993 Associate at a Basel law firm
1989 Admitted to the bar for the canton of Basel-Stadt
1988 / 89 Traineeships at the Civil and Appellate Courts of Basel-Stadt
1988 Traineeship with Prof. Pascal Simonius
1986 – 1987 Internship at Swiss Bank Corporation (now known as: UBS AG)
1986 Law degree from the University of Basel
1984 Law studies in the Faculty of Law at the University of Neuchâtel
1982 – 1984 Economics studies (business and macroeconomics) in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Basel
1982 – 1986 Law studies in the Faculty of Law at the University of Basel


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

Pro bono work / hobbies

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