Prof Dr iur Felix Dasser > Homburger > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Litigation, Arbitration, Insurance, China Focus Group


Partner. International dispute resolution (litigation; arbitration as counsel and as arbitrator; ADR); international legal assistance; white-collar crime; investigations.


Qualified in 1991. Partner of Homburger 2000. Habilitation 1999, Adjunct Professor in private (international) law, international civil procedure, and comparative private law (University of Zurich) 2005.


German, English, French.


Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations; Swiss Arbitration Association (President); IBA; IPBA; ICC; LCIA; DIS; German Academic Association for International Procedural Law; Swiss Conference of University Teachers in Civil Procedural Law; German Association of Comparative Law.


Graduated as lic iur (m.c.l. 1985) and Dr iur (s.c.l. 1989) from University of Zurich; LLM (Harvard Law School) 1990; Privatdozent University of Zurich (1999).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation

(Hall of Fame)

Felix DasserHomburger

Homburger‘s ‘fantastic’ team is regularly active on high-profile and cross-border litigation as international lead counsel, acting for a client list of domestic and international blue-chip companies. The department, which has a particular focus on regulated industries including the pharmaceuticals, healthcare, banking and insurance sectors, handles litigation in all language areas of Switzerland. Balz Gross and Roman Baechler co-lead the team; Gross handles employment litigation and civil proceedings involving criminal law, while Baechler has expertise in banking litigation. Investment dispute specialist Felix Dasser is described as ‘outstanding’, and shares an aptitude for complex cross-border litigation with Gabrielle Nater-Bass and Mariella Orelli. Stefanie Pfisterer, who made partner in 2021, covers cross-border trust and estate litigation.

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: arbitration

(Leading individuals)

Felix DasserHomburger

Homburger fields a team of ‘outstanding practitioners’ with a track record for representing high-profile clients in complex international disputes. The group has a particular focus on regulated industries, including the banking and insurance, life sciences, energy, and telecoms sectors. Balz Gross is the team lead, and specialises in proceedings related to M&A transactions, long-term supply contracts, distribution contracts and joint ventures. Key team members include Mariella Orelli, who focuses on energy and financial services work, and Gabrielle Nater-Bass, who was formerly president of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Association. Stefanie Pfisterer, who made partner in 2021, specialises in disputes arising out of corporate matters. Former team lead Felix Dasser also contributes to the group, and Dilber Devitre is the key name at the associate level.