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Wartmann Merker

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Number of partners: 4
Number of lawyers: 9
Languages: English, German, French

Firm Overview:
The firm’s core area of practice is dispute resolution. It represents companies and individuals in court and administrative proceedings as well as in international and domestic arbitral proceedings. Members of the firm act as counsel or arbitrator in international and domestic arbitral proceedings. In addition, the firm advises Swiss manufacturing, trading and service companies of various types and sizes. It also acts for foreign corporations pursuing activities in Switzerland, notably in the financial and media sectors.

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Litigation & Arbitration:

4 partners; 9 fee earners
Recent assignments of the firm included, among other cases:
■Defence of seller in a large Post-M&A dispute
■Representation of a media company in a landmark case against breach of copyright law
■Representation of account holder in attachment proceedings
■ Representation of law firms in malpractice suits defence
■Representation of board member of Swiss bank in FINMA investigation
■Representation of major Swiss banks in liability claims raised by customers
■Employment litigation in the financial industry
■Defence of D&O liability claims
■Members of the firm acted as Sole Arbitrator, President or Co-arbitrator in international and domestic arbitrations regarding trade and banking disputes Contact: Peter Reichart
Tel: +41 44 212 1011
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Peter Hafner
Tel: +41 44 212 1011
Email: [email protected]

PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation & Arbitration
Corporate & Commercial

OFFICES

SWITZERLAND
Zurich: Kirchgasse 48, 8024
Tel: +41 44 212 1011   Fax: +41 44 212 1511
Email: [email protected]