Andrea Schütz obtained her law degree from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland in 2003; her Dr iur from the University of Zurich in 2011, her LLM in health and medical law from the University of Melbourne in 2014; and her CAS in forensics from the University of Lucerne in 2016. She was admitted to the Bar in Switzerland in 2008.

Her areas of practice include pharmaceutical and health law, product liability law, life sciences, administrative law, data protection law, intellectual property law and administrative criminal law.

Recent mandates include advising and representing pharmaceutical companies in legal proceedings concerning product liability. Ms Schütz has advised and represented pharmaceutical companies in appeal proceedings regarding price decreases and revisions of marketing authorisations. She also advises companies on a regular basis regarding contracts, advertising, sponsoring and gifts, and data protection.

Ms Schütz is also performing the legal review of a multinational pharmaceutical company’s advertising and PR material for Switzerland.

She speaks German, English and French.