Mr Thomas C Hippele > Umbricht Rechtsanwälte > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile
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Mr Thomas C Hippele
Preferred areas of activity: commercial law, corporate law, contract law, inheritance law, intellectual property law, private international law, arbitration, civil procedure law, debt collection and bankruptcy law, South African law.
Law clerk with a commercial law firm in Zurich (1990-1992); Associate with Umbricht Attorneys since 1992; Internship at the law firm of Bowman Gilfillan Hayman Godfrey Inc., Sandton/Johannesburg (1995); Of counsel with this law firm, with a focus on international commercial law (1996); Partner with Umbricht Attorneys since January 1, 1997; Head of Umbricht Swiss Attorneys in Sandton/Johannesburg since October 1, 2000.
German, English, French.
Member of the Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations, the International Bar Association, the Europa Institut Zürich, the Institute for Civil Litigation, the Association des Jeunes Avocats, the Practitioner’s Group of Swiss Product Liability Lawyers, the Swiss Business Council in South Africa and Rotary Club of Johannesburg; Legal Advisor to the Embassy of Switzerland in Pretoria.
University of Zurich (lic. iur. 1990); Admitted to the bar (1992).