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Lenz & Staehelin

BRANDSCHENKESTRASSE 24, 8027 ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 450 80 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 450 80 01
Email:
Web:
www.lenzstaehelin.com
Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich

Dominique Müller

Tel:
Work +41 58 450 80 00
Email:
Web:
www.lenzstaehelin.com
Lenz & Staehelin

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration, Insolvency and Restructuring, Investigations.

Position

Dominique Müller is a litigator and represents corporations and private individuals in proceedings before Swiss courts and international arbitral tribunals. He further practices insolvency law and advises on internal investigations. Dominique Müller has extensive experience as counsel in litigations before Swiss courts, in particular in M&A and Joint Venture disputes, in insolvency proceedings and in enforcing foreign judgments and awards.

Career

Admission to Zurich Bar (2005), Associate at Lenz & Staehelin (2005), Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York (2008/09), Admission to New York Bar (2009), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (2016).

Languages

German, English, French.

Member

Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Education

University of St.Gallen (HSG) (lic. iur. 2003), University of Virginia School of Law (LL.M. 2008).


Switzerland

Dispute resolution: litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: litigation

Lenz & Staehelin's strengths in litigation include banking and finance, liability claims, white-collar crime, shareholder and post-M&A litigation, inheritance disputes, employment claims, as well as contentious intellectual property and real estate matters. In 2018, Harold Frey and Dominique Müller reached a settlement for client Sika, the Burkard family and Saint-Gobain concerning the €1.8bn dispute over the attempted sale of the family's stake to Saint-Gobain, terminating all proceedings and maintaining Sika's status as an independent company. Frey acts for respondent Bank Julius Bär in ongoing monetary claim proceedings against the German government body BvS (Federal Institute for Special Tasks Arising from Unification). Daniel Tunik heads the team in Geneva.

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