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Walder Wyss Ltd.
SEEFELDSTRASSE 123
PO BOX 1236
8034 ZURICH
Switzerland

Work Department

Litigation & Arbitration

Position

Partner

Career

Oliver M. Kunz is a partner at Walder Wyss and is specialized in litigation in civil and criminal matters. He provides advice to parties in domestic and international commercial disputes, and represents them in trial and appellate proceedings as well as in enforcement proceedings and in international legal assistance matters. Oliver’s litigation practice covers a broad range of sectors, with a particular emphasis on the financial industry and technology-intensive sectors. In addition, he represents accused and injured parties in white-collar crime and fraud cases, in particular in relation to asset recovery. Finally, he assists clients in relation to internal investigations.

Oliver joined Walder Wyss in 2004 after having worked as a student assistant in criminal law at the University of Fribourg and for a non-profit organisation.

Languages

Oliver speaks German, English and French.

Education

Oliver was educated at the University of Fribourg (lic.iur. in 2003 with the special mentions «European Law» and «bilingual» [German-French]). As a Fulbright fellow, he attended Stanford Law School where he graduated in 2010 with an LL.M. in Law, Science and Technology.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation

Walder Wyss Ltd. fields a large team of dispute resolution specialists, who operate from six offices across Switzerland. The practice is specialised in a broad range of commercial matters before Swiss courts, with particular expertise in injunctive relief as well as in handling the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. Its offering also includes expertise in white-collar criminal law. Team head Dieter Hofmann is well versed in joint venture, M&A, shareholders’ and construction disputes. Rodolphe Gautier in Geneva is a ‘wise and valued adviser‘. Other names to note are counsel Urs SchenkerMicha Bühler and Maurice Courvoisier in Basel, as well as Oliver Kunz and Antonio Carbonara.