lic iur Micha Bühler > Walder Wyss Ltd. > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Litigation & Arbitration

Position

Partner

Career

Micha Bühler is a partner at Walder Wyss. He specialises in commercial litigation and international arbitration, particularly in disputes arising from infrastructure and construction projects, M&A transactions, banking and finance, as well as distribution contracts. In addition, he represents Swiss and foreign clients in recognition & enforcement proceedings, international legal assistance and fraud & white collar crime litigation. Moreover, he advises on international insolvency issues and represents foreign parties and trustees in Swiss recognition and bankruptcy proceedings.

Languages

Micha Bühler speaks German, English and French.

Education

Micha Bühler studied at the Universities of Basel and Lausanne (lic. iur. 1997; summa cum laude) and received his master’s degree in international commercial law from the University of Cambridge (LL.M. 2003).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: arbitration

Walder Wyss Ltd.‘s strengths are in construction, plant and equipment engineering disputes. It also has notable experience in arbitration proceedings arising from joint venture, agency and distribution agreements as well as shareholder and post-M&A-cases, where practice head Dieter Hofmann is a key contact. Other names to note are ‘outstanding lawyers‘ Michael FeitMicha Bühler and Michael CartierAndrea Meier and Geneva-based Diana Akikol joined in April 2020 from Wartmann & Merker and ABR Attorneys at Law LLC respectively.

Switzerland > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Walder Wyss Ltd. is highlighted for its ‘combination of insolvency law expertise and corporate law insight‘. The team handles insolvencies, financial restructurings and corporate rescues for debtors and creditors; it is particularly experienced in acting for Swiss companies with head companies that are subject to a US Chapter 11 proceeding. The practice is led by Christoph StäubliMark ReutterDominik Hohler and Dieter HofmannMicha Bühler has dispute resolution expertise.

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.