Dr Florian Mohs > Pestalozzi > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Litigation & Arbitration


Member of the Litigation & Arbitration group in Zurich. Acts as counsel in international commercial arbitrations and in court proceedings in Switzerland. Handles a wide range of commercial and corporate disputes, having broad experience in advising trading companies in commodities disputes, industrial companies in engineering and construction disputes, and pharmaceutical companies in licensing matters.


First State Exam, Germany (2002). University of Basel (Dr. iur., 2006). Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (LL.M., 2006). Junior Associate at Pestalozzi (2006). Swiss Bar Admission (2008). Associate at Pestalozzi (2008). Secondment as litigation counsel to a major international commodities trader (2008). Lecturer at University of Basel (2009). Partner at Pestalozzi (2016).


English, German.


Swiss Bar Association, Zurich Bar Association, Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (DIS), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), International Association of Lawyers (UIA), German Swiss Association of Lawyers (DSJV).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation

Pestalozzi has ‘deep-bench expertise around the Swiss court system‘. The team is most experienced in the commodities and financial sectors, as well as post-M&A and white-collar crime cases. ‘Top practitioner‘ Christophe Emonet ‘deeply cares about his clients‘ and is representing the Republic of Kazakhstan and the City of Almaty in multi-jurisdictional investigations, global recovery actions and civil disputes against former public agent Viktor Khrapunov. Commercial litigator Michael Kramer, who is based in Zurich, is another core practitioner. Thomas RohnerLaurent KilliasFlorian Mohs and Beat Mumenthaler are other names to note.