Mr Rolf Schuler > Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte

Work Department

Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring, Employment and Migration, Inheritance, Estate and Asset Planning


Due to his former function as judge, Rolf is an acknowledged specialist in questions of domestic and international litigation and resolving of disputes. He has extensive and longstanding experience in bankruptcy proceedings, also as FINMA appointed bankruptcy liquidator and administrator. He further advises and represents his clients in white collar crime proceedings as well as in inheritance and employment matters.


Since 2019       Partner, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich

2016 – 2019     Partner, Blum&Grob and Schuler Steiger Partner, Zurich

Since 2011       Lecturer at the University of Lucerne, “Master of Advanced Studies Economic                             Crime Investigations (MAS ECI)”

Since 2010       Member of the Bar Examination Board of the Canton of Zurich

2009 – 2016     Partner, Altenburger LTD legal + tax (Zurich, Geneva and Lugano)

2005                 Secondment, Farrer & Co., London

2003 – 2008     Associate, Altenburger LTD legal + tax, Attorneys at law (Zurich, Geneva and                               Lugano)

2000 – 2003     Judge at the District Court of Zurich

1998 – 2000     Trainee and clerk with the District Court of Zurich and the High Court of Zurich

1996 – 1997     Trainee with a law firm in Zurich


German, English


Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
International Bar Association (IBA)
INSOL-EUROPE (International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals)
SchKG-Vereinigung (Association for Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law)
DACH – European Lawyers’ Society


2001                 Bar admission

1995                 lic. iur., University of Zurich