Jürg Schneider is a partner at Walder Wyss and head of the Lausanne office. His practice areas include Information Technology, Data Protection, and Outsourcing. He regularly advises both Swiss and international firms on comprehensive licensing, development, system integration, and global outsourcing projects. He has deep and extensive experience in the fields of data protection, information security, and e-commerce, with a particular focus on transborder and international contexts. In addition, Jürg Schneider regularly publishes and lectures on ICT topics and is a member of several professional organisations. He is a member of the board of directors of the International Technology Law Association and former co-chair of its data protection committee. Jürg Schneider is listed in Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal TMT.
Jürg Schneider was educated at the University of Neuchâtel (lic. iur. 1992, Dr. iur. 1999). He has previously worked as a research assistant at the University of Neuchâtel, as a trainee at the legal department of the Canton of Neuchâtel, and in a Neuchâtel law firm.
Jürg Schneider speaks German, French, and English. He is registered with the Vaud Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all of Switzerland.