Prof Dr iur Hans Rudolf Trüeb > Walder Wyss Ltd. > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Walder Wyss Ltd.
PO BOX 1236

Work Department

IT, Telecommunications & Multimedia




Hans Rudolf Trüeb is a partner of Walder Wyss. He is the co-head of the Regulated Markets, Competition, Technology & IP team, together with David Vasella. He advises Swiss and international clients as well as public entities in corporate and technology-related transactions and with regard to compliance and governance issues. Inter alia, he handles technology transfer, licensing, distribution, joint venture and outsourcing projects as well as corporate transactions. He is often retained as expert and represents clients in court or before arbitral tribunals. Hans Rudolf Trüeb is adjunct professor at Zurich University Law School for Swiss and international economic law as well as administrative law.

He previously worked as associate and partner in a mid-sized Zurich law firm.


Hans Rudolf Trüeb speaks German, English, French and Italian.


He is Co-Chair of the Zurich Bar’s Technology and Telecom Law Practice Group and frequently publishes in this field.


Born in 1961, Hans Rudolf Trüeb was educated at the Universities of Zurich (lic. iur. 1987; Dr. iur. 1989) and Berkeley, California (USA) (LL.M. 1991). He further stayed as visiting scholar at UC Berkeley to write a treatise on international trade law.


Family (four children), hiking, biking

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Public law

(Leading individuals)

Hans Rudolf TrüebWalder Wyss Ltd.

Walder Wyss Ltd. acts for the Swiss government, federal and cantonal entities, local municipalities and state-owned enterprises as well as further public and private clients from the transport, education, energy and healthcare sectors, among others. The ‘easy to understand‘ ‘cutting-edge advice‘ covers all areas relevant to public law, including procurement, natural resources, infrastructure, zoning, public employment and open access law. Practice head and ‘outstanding lawyerHans Rudolf Trüeb has an ‘impressive track record‘ of representing clients in disputes before courts and arbitral tribunals. ‘Extremely skilled litigatorMartin Zobl, who made partner in 2022, and Ramona Wyss are both particularly experienced in matters regarding regulated industries.

Switzerland > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Walder Wyss Ltd. has a strong reputation for advice on M&A and capital markets transactions as well as public tender offers and restructurings. Transactions are ably covered by Luc Defferrard, Markus Pfenninger, Alex Nikitine and Urs Gnos. Markus Frick, Philippe Nordmann, Hans Rudolf Trüeb, David Vasella, Reto Jacobs and Johannes Bürgi are other key practitioners. Michael Isler, Irène Suter-Sieber and Reto Vonzun are also noted.