The Outsourcing Practice Group

The Outsourcing Practice Group is a joint venture of three independent law firms that combine unique in-depth know-how on IT and business process outsourcing, both from customer as well as provider perspective.

With the requisite business acumen to truly understand our clients’ business needs, we pursue a pragmatic, hands-on and solution-oriented approach.

Our goal is to provide you with comprehensive and highly cost-effective legal support for all stages of an outsourcing project.

Your benefit: You get the combined knowledge of our firms through a single point of contact at an excellent cost-performance ratio.

What we offer

We offer comprehensive legal support with respect to all phases of outsourcing relationships.


  • Definition of the scope, assessment of service locations
  • Assessment of people impact
  • Assessment of data protection impact and other regulatory matters
  • Drafting of the request for information / request for proposal
  • Drafting of the supplier instructions
  • Evaluation of the supplier submissions
  • Support of inbound and outbound due diligence

Contracting and Negotiation

  • Master agreement
  • Statements of work and service levels
  • Pricing and financial provisions
  • Transition and transformation
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Termination and termination assistance provisions
  • Local service agreements

Contract life-cycle

  • Support in the transition leading to service commencement
  • Assessment of contract market-strength and identification of improvement areas
  • Contract changes during the term of the contract
  • Issue resolution
  • Support in the event of non-compliance with contractual obligations, including litigation
  • Mid-term renegotiation and restructuring
  • Termination and in -/ resourcing
  • Exit litigation

Who we are

Stephan Kronbichler

Senior IT lawyer familiar with the commercial and legal challenges of complex multi-jurisdiction IT outsourcing projects

Urs Egli

Seasoned IT sourcing and outsourcing expert with highly successful 20-year track record

Martina Arioli

Proven sourcing and outsourcing legal expert with leading law firms and as in-house counsel to global companies

Alexander Schmid

IT outsourcing legal expert with wide practical experience and profound technical knowledge