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Band 3

Litigation

Switzerland

3 Years Ranked

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Band 4

Arbitration Counsel

Switzerland

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Provided by Dieter Hofmann

Europe

Practice Areas

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 share-holders’ agreements, joint-ventures, M&A transactions, international contracts, engineering and construction projects, banking, finance and (re-)insurance, directors’ liability and insolvency.

Career

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 admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (not practicing).

Professional Memberships

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 Litigation Committee, etc.

Publications

All publications are available on www.walderwyss.com/dieter.hofmann.

Personal

He speaks German, English and French.

Contributions

Latest contributions provided by Dieter Hofmann

Global Practice Guide
Dieter Hofmann
Antonio Carbonara
Authored by
Dieter Hofmann, Antonio Carbonara
Article • Oct 2023
Global Practice Guide
Dieter Hofmann
Antonio Carbonara
Authored by
Dieter Hofmann, Antonio Carbonara
Article • Oct 2023
Global Practice Guide
Dieter Hofmann
Diana Akikol
Rodolphe Gautier
Andrea Meier
Authored by
Dieter Hofmann, Diana Akikol, Rodolphe Gautier, Andrea Meier
Article • Jul 2023

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