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Wartmann Merker

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Number of partners: 4
Number of lawyers: 12
Languages: English, French, German

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 small and mid-cap Swiss manufacturing, trading and service companies. It also acts for foreign corporations pursuing activities in Switzerland, notably in the financial and media sectors.

Main Areas of Practice: 

Litigation & Arbitration:
4 partners; 12 fee earners Recent assignments of the firm included, among other cases:
■ Several significant Post-M&A disputes
■ Representation of an Asian bank in proceedings to retrieve assests in embezzlement scheme of a customer
■ Representation of law firms in malpractice suits defence
■ Representation of UHNWIs regarding disputes about investments
■ 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]

Wartmann Merker rankings

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Peter Reichart
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Peter Hafner
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