Criminal Law

The law firm, and in particular Reto Steinmann as a former single judge in criminal cases, specializes in all questions concerning criminal law and criminal procedural law. Your rights vis-à-vis the police, investigative and administrative authorities are competently protected by us. In addition, we take over your criminal defence in court. We will also be happy to accompany you as a representative of the injured party and will make every effort to ensure that you obtain your rights in criminal proceedings. Our services are aimed at private individuals and companies.


Examples of our services in the area of criminal law include:

  • Advice and representation in all aspects of criminal law, ancillary criminal law and victim assistance law
  • Advice on avoiding criminal proceedings
  • Representation of injured parties in criminal proceedings in all areas
  • Drafting criminal charges
  • Advice in road traffic law matters including administrative measures
  • Support in questions of legal assistance
  • Support and advice on questions relating to the execution of criminal sentences and measures
  • "Lawyer of the first hour" - support and advice in police investigation proceedings
  • Monitoring compliance with the rights of the accused in the criminal investigation
  • Presence at interrogations of the police or the public prosecutor's office
  • Development of the defence strategy
  • Appeals against investigations and judgments before the cantonal authorities and the Federal Supreme Court
  • Review of penalty orders including possible objections