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Balz Gross

Zurich, Switzerland Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : LitigationArbitration Counsel
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Litigation - Switzerland

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Balz Gross has vast experience representing Swiss and international clients in commercial litigation cases, including post-M&A disputes. Clients describe him as "a fearless attorney who isn't easily flustered by the unknown," and add: "He has very wide experience, is able to come up with pragmatic solutions and is capable of handling difficult litigation procedures."
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Arbitration Counsel - Switzerland

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Balz Gross is well regarded for his longstanding experience in the arbitration field. He represents sovereign states and corporates in commercial disputes.
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Balz Gross is the Head of Homburger's Litigation / Arbitration practice. He has extensive experience regarding all aspects of international arbitration (ICSID, ICC, LCIA, Swiss Rules, ad hoc, etc.) and complex litigation before Swiss state courts and authorities, including criminal proceedings and employment (compensation) related disputes. He has acted as party counsel in more than one hundred international arbitrations, in particular in proceedings relating to mergers and acquisitions, long-term supply contracts, distribution contracts and joint ventures. Balz Gross acts as counsel in large, mostly international proceedings before the state courts in all Swiss cantons, in particular the Commercial Courts, and represents foreign and Swiss clients in proceedings involving criminal law issues. He advises clients on the international coordination of arbitral, state court and criminal proceedings covering multiple jurisdictions.

Career

Graduated lic iur (summa cum laude, 1989), and Dr iur (1996) from

University of Zurich, LLM Harvard Law School (1995). Qualified 1994. Partner of Homburger 2002.

Professional Memberships

Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations, IBA, ASA, Singapore International Commercial Court.

Publications

Publications on the Swiss Civil Procedure Code, Labour Law Act, fraud and money laundering, recovery of assets, liability in tort and jurisdiction.

Personal

Swiss citizen, born 1964.

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