Dr iur Maurice Courvoisier > Walder Wyss Ltd. > Basel, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile
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Dr iur Maurice Courvoisier
Litigation / Arbitration, Corporate & Commercial, Trade & Distribution, Art & Entertainment
Maurice Courvoisier is a partner at Walder Wyss in Basel. He concentrates on advising and representing of parties in arbitration and litigation in all areas of corporate and commercial law, with a special emphasis on construction and civil engineering, sales, distribution and licensing. In addition Maurice deals with theater-, art- and sports-related disputes. He represents corporate groups as well as smaller and medium-sized companies and cultural institutions, and he has experience in proceedings for and against states and cultural institutions. He speaks and publishes on these topics regularly and also acts as an arbitrator.
University of Basel: Research and teaching fellow of Prof. Dr. Ingeborg Schwenzer and Swiss Federal Supreme Court Justice Prof. Dr. Thomas Geiser. Regional court of Bienne: Clerk. Admission to Basel and Swiss Bars. Admission to New York Bar. Associate and partner at Wenger Plattner. Partner at Walder Wyss.
German, English, French, Italian.
Vice-president of the Basel Bar Association, Swiss Bar Association, New York Bar Association, American Bar Association, co-chair of the Basel local group of the Swiss Association for Arbitration (ASA), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Federal Arbitral Commission on the Exploitation of Copyrights and Neighbouring Rights, German Institution of Arbitration (DIS).
University of Basel (lic. iur., 1995; Dr. iur., 2001; both summa cum laude), Columbia University in New York (LL.M., 1998; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar).
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 Schenker, Micha Bühler and Maurice Courvoisier in Basel, as well as Oliver Kunz and Antonio Carbonara.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Capital markets
- Intellectual property
- Leading firms: Italian-speaking Switzerland
- Private client
- Public law
- Real estate and construction
- Banking and finance: Zurich
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Data privacy and data protection
- Dispute resolution: arbitration
- Dispute resolution: litigation
- Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland
- Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland
- Banking and finance: Geneva
- Healthcare and life sciences
- Insolvency and corporate recovery