In 1999, Lars was admitted to the Ticino bar. Subsequently, he completed a LL.M. degree in international business law at the University of Zurich in 2006. He worked at the legal department of the Swiss Federal Banking Commission for 5 years and as Partner in at KPMG for 10 years. Since 2018 he is leading the Financial Services and Digital Market Team at Kellerhals Carrard Lugano.

His key areas of experience are technology, regulatory and tax laws. He advises corporate clients in the application of new technologies like blockchain, as well as in the compliance in financial laws. In particular he is a specialist in anti-money laundering legislation, banking legislation and securities law. Further, he has extensive knowledge and experience in the tax field, especially automatic exchange of information and FATCA. 

Lars Schlichting has issued numerous publications, among other concerning the consolidate supervision of financial groups, and the comments of the financial services laws and the automatic exchange of information act.