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Walder Wyss Ltd

Dieter Hofmann

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

Band 3

Dieter Hofmann is "very experienced, well organised and always one step ahead," reports one impressed client. He advises on a range of cases, including damages claims and commercial agreements.
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Arbitration Counsel - Switzerland

Band 4

Dieter Hofmann enters the rankings for the first time this year on the back of positive market feedback. He assists clients with commercial, construction and share purchase agreement disputes. A source states that "he is a very convincing lawyer, he is very easy to work with and he is a hard worker."
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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.

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Dieter Hofmann

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Trends and Developments

Litigation 2022 in Switzerland

Authors: Dieter Hofmann, Antonio Carbonara

Law and Practice

Litigation 2022 in Switzerland

Authors: Dieter Hofmann, Antonio Carbonara

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