Dr iur Hans-Ulrich Brunner > Prager Dreifuss AG > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Prager Dreifuss AG

Work Department

Real Estate & Construction, Insurance & Reinsurance, Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution




Hans-Ulrich Brunner is the head of the Real Estate & Construction team at Prager Dreifuss. He advises and represents individual and corporate clients in corporate and commercial matters. He has a special focus on, and long-standing experience with, real estate transactions, construction business operations and design practices. In addition, he regularly acts as defence counsel in liability and insurance cases.

He regularly publishes and teaches in his areas of focus and is a member of the board of the Swiss Lean Construction Institute.

He is a member of the Prager Dreifuss’ Insurance & Reinsurance and Corporate & M&A Teams.


German, English, French


Zurich and Swiss Bar Association
New York Bar
Board member Swiss Lean Construction Institute – SLCI


Swiss bar (1994)
New York bar (1993)
University of Chicago (LL.M., 1992)
University of Fribourg (Dr.iur., 1991)
University of Fribourg (lic.iur., 1989)
University of Exeter (1987)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation

The ‘very cohesive and supportive team’ at Prager Dreifuss AG is a key name for insurance and reinsurance disputes and has additional expertise in debt collection and local bankruptcy cases as well as fielding a medical law team, which handles issues relating to the healthcare sector. Urs Feller leads the practice and is active in international cases; Christoph K. Graber, bankruptcy litigation group head Daniel Hayek, Hans-Ulrich Brunner and Gion Christian Casanova also contribute.