Stephan A. Hofer

Senior Associate
Attorney at Law
Swiss Fund and Asset Management Officer SFAMO



Practice Areas


Professional Profile


Stephan Hofer joined GHR Rechtanwälte in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, his work was related to domestic and foreign collective investment schemes, first as a representative services expert at a leading Swiss representative of foreign funds in Geneva, and thereafter as a fund engineer at a leading Swiss fund management company in Basel. In this connection, he was in charge of obtaining admittance of domestic and foreign investment funds for public distribution in Switzerland from the Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA.

Stephan Hofer's practice focuses on national and international transactions and corporate structuring. He also advises Swiss SMEs and government organizations on privacy and data protection. By teaming up with IT and other professionals in the digital sector, he is able to provide holistic solutions to clients' matters. Stephan Hofer also advises on contract and financial markets law.


Career and Education


Associate at GHR Rechtsanwälte AG
Fund Engineer at a leading Swiss bank and fund management company in Basel
Advisor at a representative of foreign funds in Geneva


Swiss Fund and Asset Management Officer (SFAMO), Fund Academy AG
Bar admission
Master of Law, University of Bern


German, English, French


Memberships and Activities

Swiss Bar Association SAV
Bern Bar Association BAV
The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific LAWASIA