Your Team for Swiss Law – désormais à Genève
Who's Who Legal (Switzerland 2018/19) - "Litigation"
"Felix Meier-Dieterle is a go-to practitioner on civil litigation in relation to insolvency proceedings and enforcement matters. One respondent says, 'He knows the courts inside out - I would never hesitate to recommend him to clients'."
"Felix Meier-Dieterle is a highly regarded litigator and a leading light at Vischer. He has strong experience in insolvency matters and, according to peers, "He works very well on attachments of assets."
Legal 500 (EMEA 2019) - "Dispute Resolution: Litigation"
"VISCHER's 'thorough' dispute resolution practice has 'in-depth knowledge and outstanding legal expertise, combined with a practical, result-oriented approach'. The main areas of focus include commercial attachment, enforcement and injunctive relief proceedings, and it also has considerable experience in the transportation, insurance, IT and telecoms sectors. The 'patient and capable' Christian Oetiker is representing Pricewaterhouse Coopers as liquidators of Lehman Brothers in proceedings against the claimant, the Italian pension fund Fondazione Enasarco. 'Excellent strategist' Daniele Favalli and 'dedicated analyst' Thomas Gelzer are also recommended. Thomas Weibel leads the team."
Legal 500 (EMEA 2019) - "Dispute Resolution: Arbitration"
"VISCHER's arbitration team 'provides solid, high-quality work in complex international disputes', including 'hands-on, proactive settlement strategies'. Transport, banking, nuclear power and construction form major areas of expertise, and the team is additionally experienced in representing clients in relation to Russia and the Middle East. 'Highly skilled and experienced practitioner' Thomas Weibel is recommended in Basel. Daniele Favalli and Christian Oetiker are the key partners in Zurich."
Chambers Europe/Global (2019) - "Dispute Resolution: Litigation"
"Thomas Weibel advises clients on a range of disputes, assisting private clients with inheritance disputes, as well as representing companies in financial and corporate disputes. Clients appreciate that he "always provides us with opinions within the timeframe and takes the initiative to propose how to get further on."
Chambers Europe/Global (2019) - "Dispute Resolution: Arbitration"
"Daniele Favalli acts for respondents on Swiss law arbitrations concerning energy and corporate law. Clients report that he is "very good at understanding the needs of business, he listens to what we need and our targets." Sources also highlight that he is "very responsive with excellent communication skills and well thought out advice." He also acts as chair of arbitration tribunals and as a sole arbitrator."
International Advisory Experts Award 2019
Thomas Weibel have been chosen as a winner of a 2019 International Advisory Experts Award. Award won - Commercial Disputes within Switzerland
Who's Who Legal (Switzerland 2018) - "Litigation"
"Daniel Favalli is 'very well known within the market' for his work on commercial litigation before both the Swiss and international courts. He frequently represents insurance companies, an area in which he is praised for his breadth of experience.
Christian Oetiker is a top name in commercial litigation who receives plaudits for his work representing companies in the aviation and chemical industries."
Legal 500 (EMEA 2018) - "Dispute Resolution: Litigation"
"Vischer has an ‘excellent in-depth litigation team’, which ‘acts quickly through collaboration’ and focuses on the transport and freight forwarding industries, as well as the financial services, insurance and TMT sectors. In a recent highlight, the group advised Pirelli Tyre and Banque Cantonale Vaudoise on the enforcement of a judgement against a former board member of a debtor company. ‘Strategic thinker’ Christian Oetiker is recommended for his ‘strength in banking, finance and bankruptcy litigation’, while Thomas Weibel is ‘a very reputed and successful estate and succession litigator’."
Legal 500 (EMEA 2018) - "Dispute Resolution: Arbitration"
"Vischer’s ‘reliable and trustworthy’ team consists of ‘highly skilled and dynamic attorneys’ who are ‘very knowledgeable in arbitration’ and have ‘a remarkable, solution-oriented approach’. Key sources of work include the freight forwarding, timber and wood, shipping and financial industries. Christian Oetiker acted as sole arbitrator in an ICC proceeding between a US company and a European manufacturer concerning the acquisition of unmanned aerial vehicle systems (drones). The ‘clear, convincing and experienced’ Thomas Weibel, ‘skilled and dedicated’ senior associate Claudia Walz and the ‘responsive and tactically considerate’ Daniele Favalli are recommended."
Chambers Europe (2018) - "Dispute Resolution: Litigation"
"Daniele Favalli has experience acting as counsel to domestic and international clients on commercial arbitration concerning distribution agreements and breach of contract. Sources state that he is 'very smart and incredibly quick to understand all details of a case' and is 'always asking the right questions, which makes it really simple to handle cases with him.'"