Dispute resolution in complex, mainly international cases, representation of clients in court and in arbitration proceedings, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards and international legal assistance. Also sits as an arbitrator in international arbitrations. Considerable experience and expertise in complex disputes arising from shareholders’ agreements, joint-ventures, M&A transactions, international contracts, engineering and construction projects, banking, finance and (re-)insurance, directors’ liability and insolvency.
Law degree from Zurich University (1991, magna cum laude). Before joining Walder Wyss in 1999, he worked as a court law clerk in Zurich and as an attorney with major law firms in Zurich and in London. Admitted throughout Switzerland (1994). In 1999, he was admit-ted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (not practising).
Chair of the Zurich Bar Association’s Litigation Practice Group, past Chair of DRI – Dispute Resolution International, past Vice-Chair of the ABA Section of International Law’s Litiga-tion Committee, etc.
All publications are available on www.walderwyss.com/dieter.hofmann.
He speaks German, English and French.