Wartmann Merker

Zürich Office

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Number of partners: 4

Number of lawyers: 11

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 Swiss manufacturing, trading and service companies of various types and sizes. It also acts for foreign corporations pursuing activities in Switzerland, notably in the financial and media sectors.


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Litigation & Arbitration:

4 partners; 11 fee earners Recent assignments of the firm included, among other cases:

■ Two large Post-M&A disputes

■ Representation of a media company in sports rights arbitration

■ 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 board member of Swiss bank in FINMA investigation

■ 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]