Dr iur Nicolas Bracher > Wenger Vieli Ltd > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Banks & Financial Services Providers; Private Clients & Estate Planning; Litigation & Arbitration; Funds and Asset Management; Insurance; Foundations.


Nicolas Bracher works as a lawyer both advising and litigating for companies and private individuals in private and commercial law. He focuses his practice on advising and litigating in financial services and insurance law as well as in inheritance and foundation law.

Nicolas Bracher is co-head of the Financial Services Practice Group at Wenger Vieli Ltd. He regularly publishes articles on liability issues in financial services law in academic publications and is also a speaker at conferences in this area. He is also a member of the boards of trustees of three charitable foundations.

“I worked for courts and an administrative judicial authority for over seven years and therefore know the processes and functioning of the judiciary well from my own experience. This helps me to efficiently represent the interests of my clients.“


Since 2019, Partner at Wenger & Vieli; 2011-2018, Lawyer at Wenger & Vieli; 2006-2011, Law Clerk at the High Court of the Canton of Zug; 2004-2005, Research Assistant at the University of Zurich; 2003/04, Law Clerk at a district authority in Bern; 2001-03, Legal internships.


German, English and French.


Swiss Bar Association (SAV); Zurich Bar Association (ZAV); Swiss Liability and Insurance Law Association


2015, Queen Mary University of London (LL.M., Insurance Law); 2011, University of Basel (Dr. iur.); 2001, University of Bern (lic. iur.).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation

Wenger Vieli Ltd fields a team of experienced litigators, with particular expertise in financial services liability disputes, M&A litigation, and construction disputes. Financial services specialist Nicolas Bracher leads the team, which includes former practice head Philipp Lindenmayer, and Michael Mráz, who heads up the white-collar crime practice. Associate Meltem Steudler is also noted.

Switzerland > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

The Zurich branch of Wenger Vieli Ltd is led by Beat Speck, Roman Heiz, and Pascal Honold, the executive board. The team covers both national and international legal matters, with a particular focus on taxation. Other notable names include Peter Altorfer, Marco Cereghetti and Nicolas Bracher, described by clients as having ‘broad knowledge of banking matters‘ as well as being ‘excellent litigators‘.