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Tamir Livschitz

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Niederer Kraft Frey AG

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Commercial, Sports Law, Insurance and Reinsurance, Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions, Dispute Resolution.


Tamir has extensive experience in different fields of dispute resolution, with a particular focus on cross border litigation and international arbitration. Tamir is particularly versed in banking, post-M&A, commodities and sports disputes. Tamir furthermore acts as arbitrator and represents clients in complex ad hoc proceedings same as in arbitration proceedings conducted under various institutional rules. Tamir often speaks at dispute resolution events in Switzerland and abroad.

Tamir is furthermore largely engaged in corporate, commercial and employment law advice, with a particular emphasis on sports law where he advises clients in connection with media, marketing and licensing agreements as well as on the staging of sports events.


Niederer Kraft Frey, Associate (2009), Partner (2016- ).


German, English, French, Italian, Hebrew, Russian


Zurich and Swiss Bar Association. Israel Bar Association. New York State and City Bar Association. ASA. ASA below 40. IBA.


University of Fribourg, Lic. iur. (2001). Zurich Bar (2004). Israel Bar (2006). New York University, Advanced Professional Certificate in Law & Business (2009), LL.M. (2009). New York Bar (2010).


Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

As ‘one of the best law firms in Zurich’, Niederer Kraft Frey is well regarded for its capital markets, M&A, dispute resolution and tax practice and has a particular strong standing in the TMT and real estate sector. Philippe Weber, Philipp Haas, Daniel Eisele, Andreas Vögeli, András Gurovits, Thomas Graf, Tamir Livschitz and Catherine Grun Meyer are the names to note.

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Sports law

Within: Sports law

Niederer Kraft Freyhas a top sports litigation team that knows how to handle difficult, complex cases of international dimensions and provides advice in an efficient manner’, including on arbitration and white-collar crime matters. Recent highlights include advising Berlinger & Co. on regulatory and contractual aspects of its cooperation with the International Olympic Committee concerning doping investigations of Russian athletets. FIFA and the International Ice Hockey Federation are other key clients. András Gurovits is ‘competent, reactive and accurate’ and Daniel Eisele and Tamir Livschitz are both ‘experienced litigators’.

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Switzerland: Dispute resolution


Within: Arbitration

Niederer Kraft Frey‘s ‘well-tested and competent’ team provides ‘excellent knowledge in arbitration matters, cross-border expertise and responsiveness that is second to none’. It focuses on commercial, banking, M&A and sports arbitration. The key partners are the ‘broadly experienced and very effective’ Ernst Schmid, cross-border arbitration expert Peter Honegger, ‘outstanding strategistDaniel Eisele and the ‘internationally mindedTamir Livschitz, who also possesses ‘remarkable advocacy skills’.

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Within: Next generation lawyers

Tamir Livschitz - Niederer Kraft Frey

Within: Litigation

Well-positioned in the market’, Niederer Kraft Frey’s ‘dedicated lawyers are easy to work with, cooperate efficiently’ and make ‘excellent use of internal resources outside of their specific department’. The team acts for banks, car manufacturers, sports organisations, insurers, construction companies and fashion retailers and 2017 highlights included the representation of UBS in a high-value, international dispute with the Riva family concerning the management of the latter’s assets. In other work, the group represented BMW in proceedings regarding the client´s CHF 156m vertical restrictions fine imposed by the Swiss Competition Commission. The ‘pragmatic and tacticalDaniel Eisele is recommended together with the ‘highly capableTamir Livschitz. Valerie Meyer Bahar is ‘extremely responsive and provides actionable advice’ and on associate level, the ‘talented’ Anja Vogt and Livia Keller stand out.

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Switzerland: Arbitration

October 2018. By Tamir Livschitz, Partner

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of the legal framework and key issues surrounding arbitration law in  Switzerland . This Q&A is part of the global guide to Arbitration. [Continue Reading]

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