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Dr. Thomas Gelzer


work Aeschenvorstadt 4 Postfach
4010 Basel


Attorney at Law and Civil Law Notary (BS) / Senior Counsel
Thomas Gelzer

Thomas Gelzer started his career as an attorney and a civil law notary in 1986. He is partner of the dispute resolution team of VISCHER and is mainly focused on litigation before Swiss and international courts. He represents Swiss domestic and international clients in commercial disputes, mainly in the areas of contract law, insurance law, product liability law and intellectual property right issues. Thomas Gelzer also chairs the Josef and Olga Tomcsik Foundation, Basel, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Basel Theatre Cooperative (Theater Basel,

  • Further studies at the University of Neuchâtel and Columbia Law School, New York (LL.M., 1985)
  • University of Basel (lic. iur., 1980; Dr. iur., 1983)
  • Attorney at Law and Civil Law Notary
Mandates as board member
  • Foot Locker Switzerland LLC
  • Runners Point Switzerland LLC
  • CSB System-Group
  • Christoph Merian Foundation, Basel
  • Fondation Sur-la-Croix, Basel
  • Theatergenossenschaft Basel, Basel
Memberships in Associations
  • International Association of Lawyers (UIA)
  • Basel Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Basel Notary Association
  • German
  • French
  • English
Practice areas
  • Arbitration
  • Civil Law Notary
  • Health Law
  • Liability Law
  • Litigation
  • Pharma
  • Real Estate Law