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STAMPFENBACHPLATZ 4, PO BOX 212, 8042 ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 105 2100
Fax:
Fax +41 58 105 2160
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www.lalive.ch
Doha, Geneva, London, Zurich

Matthias Gstoehl

Tel:
Work +41 58 105 2100
Email:
LALIVE

Work Department

Litigation - Domestic and Cross Border, Asset Recovery and Investigations, White Collar Crime and Compliance

Position

Matthias Gstoehl joined LALIVE in 2017 and is a partner based in the firm's Zurich office.

He specialises in complex, often multi-jurisdictional, proceedings, including asset recovery, fraud and white collar crime, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and awards, international mutual assistance, FINMA enforcement proceedings and bank insolvency. 

Matthias Gstoehl’s activity strongly focuses on banking and finance disputes. With first-hand experience in the financial sector, he handles complex cases requiring specialist knowledge in derivative instruments, hedge funds and other financial products. He also regularly acts for clients in contentious corporate, commercial and private client matters (primarily successions and trusts).

Career

Partner at Nater Dallafior (2012 – 2017), derivatives structuring at two leading investment banks in London and Zurich (2006 – 2012), associate for Bär & Karrer in Zurich (2001 – 2005), trainee for Froriep in Geneva (1998 – 2000).

Languages

German, English, French, Italian.

Member

Member of the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV), the International Bar Association (IBA), the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) and the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA).

Education

Matthias Gstoehl studied law at the Universities of Vienna and Geneva (lic.iur, 1998), and completed postgraduate studies in Finance at London Business School (MSc in Finance, 2006).


Switzerland

Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Lalive is best known for its banking and finance, corporate and dispute resolution teams. Matthias Scherer, Michael Schneider, Simone Nadelhofer and Matthias Gstoehl are the key partners.

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Switzerland: Banking and finance

Zurich

Within: Zurich

The Zurich team of Lalivehas strong capabilities and is extremely knowledgeable’, offering expertise in regulatory, compliance, litigation and investigation matters. The group advised Thurgauer Kantonalbank on a cross-border investigation concerning alleged assistance with tax avoidance. The ‘well-organised, forward-planning, practical and effectiveDaniel Lucien Bühr is recommended and Simone Nadelhofer is another name to note. Matthias Gstoehl joined from Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG in April 2017.

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Switzerland: Dispute resolution

Litigation

Within: Litigation

Lalive provides ‘a heavy-weight contentious offering’, including a ‘specialisation in white-collar crime’. The team also exhibits strength in banking, commercial, private client, energy, real estate, employment and IP disputes and recently represented the Lybian Investment Authority in a $58m asset recovery case against Société Générale. Other work included representing the head of a Middle Eastern group against multijurisdictional fraud claims worth $9bn. The ‘knowledgeable and well-respectedMarc Henzelin, who jointly leads the practice with Alexander Troller, the ‘attentive, accurate and conciseSandrine Giroud and ‘commercially astute’ counsel Sonja Maeder Morvant are recommended. Matthias Gstoehl joined the Zurich office from Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG.

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