Dr iur Christoph K. Graber > Prager Dreifuss AG > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Prager Dreifuss AG
MÜHLEBACHSTRASSE 6
8008 ZURICH
Switzerland

Work Department

Insurance & Reinsurance, Dispute Resolution, Corporate & M&A, White Collar Crimes & Investigations

Position

Partner

Career

Dr Christoph Graber is a member of the management committee and head of the Insurance & Reinsurance Team. He is a past chair of the Insurance Committee of the International Bar Association and advises Swiss and foreign insurance and reinsurance companies on contentious and non-contentious matters, including representing them in court and in arbitration proceedings. He has vast experience in the areas of banking and financial services (professional indemnity and fidelity bonds), directors’ and officers’ liability, product liability and commercial general liability. Christoph Graber is also a member of the Dispute Resolution Team and represents clients in commercial and arbitration proceedings, particularly in the area of contractual and corporate law.

Languages

German, English, French

Memberships

Zurich and Swiss Bar Association
International Bar Association
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Versicherungsrecht
British Insurance Law Association
Bernischer Juristenverein
Swiss Arbitration Association

Education

University of Bern (Dr. iur., 1990)
Swiss bar (1987)
University of Bern (Fürsprecher, 1987)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Insurance

(Leading individuals)

Christoph GraberPrager Dreifuss AG

Prager Dreifuss AG has ‘one of the leading insurance practices in Switzerland‘ acting for national and international insurers and reinsurers on contentious and non-contentious matters. The team is adept at providing advice on all aspects of insurance law and acts as counsel for large insurance companies, both as counsel for primary insurers as well as supervising counsel for reinsurers. An area of particular expertise are insurance and reinsurance investigations in connection with professional indemnity, D&O liability, property and construction losses as well as product liability – an area of particular focus of practice head and ‘excellent litigatorChristoph Graber.

Switzerland > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Prager Dreifuss AG has a good reputation for advising on banking, capital markets, insurance, tax, corporate and M&A, and dispute resolution. Key individuals are chairman of the board Daniel Hayek and Roland Böhi, a member of the firm’s management committee. Competition law specialist Philipp E. Zurkinden, financial markets regulation expert Urs Bertschinger, insurance specialist Christoph Graber and dispute resolution focused Gion Christian Casanova are also noted.

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.