As of 1 July, attorney-at-law Urs Haegi, Executive M.B.L.-HSG and Partner at Vischer AG in Zurich, started in his new position as the new President of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) for the next 2 years. Urs Haegi, who was previously Vice President of SAV, was elected during the 9th lawyers' congress, which took place from 15 to 17 June in Lucerne, where more than 600 attorneys participated.
Haegi points out the importance of effective positioning of the judiciary. He requests a lively exchange among the different legal operators without losing confidentiality. The SAV is to take on a networking and intermediary role in this.