Founded in 2019 in Zurich by Dr. Karin Lorez, Lorez Legal is a forward-thinking, boutique legal advisory firm specialising in financial market, cryptocurrency and blockchain regulation.  

Lorez Legal combines legal, regulatory, compliance and business knowledge to add value to client projects and transactions. Offering over 10 years’ expertise, together with a hands-on and client centric approach, Lorez Legal provides high-quality Swiss financial market advice and services to clients globally.

Dr. Karin Lorez






Dr. Karin Lorez has advised on numerous high-profile and ground-Breaking initiatives, including:

  • Acting as lead Legal advisor for the first bank to offer crypto assets to Clients

  • Advising on FinTech and Blockchain projects for the financial regulator and private Clients

  • Advising banks, start-up firms and financial intermediaries on Blockchain Projects

  • Acting as Head of Regulatory for Switzerland & EU for a private bank and asset management platform, responsible for over 60 asset managers


2018 – 2019: MME Legal | Tax | Compliance – Senior Legal Advisor
2017 – 2018: Falcon Private Bank – Deputy Head Legal, Fintech  Crypto Projects
2015 – 2017: Aquila and Co AG – Head of Regulatory 
2013 – 2015: PwC – Legal & Regulatory Advisor 
2010 – 2013: University of Zurich and Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin – Researcher
2009 – 2010: UBS AG – Group Legal


2012: University of Zurich – PhD (Financial Market Law)
2008: University of Zurich – Lic. iur (Master of Law)