UK professional service providers may continue to travel to Switzerland for a certain period without a short-stay permit

The extension of the Swiss-UK professional services travel agreement was today (22 November) welcomed by the Law Society as good news for lawyers and law firms doing business in Switzerland.

Lawyers and other UK professional service providers can continue to travel to Switzerland for up to 90 days a year without a short-stay permit, after the two countries agreed to extend their Services Mobility Agreement (SMA) until the end of 2025.

Law Society vice president Nick Emmerson said: “The three-year extension to the travel agreement for people providing professional services, which had been due to expire at the end of this year, means solicitors of UK nationality can continue flying in and out of Switzerland for up to...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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