André Brunschweiler > LALIVE > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Litigation, Business advisory




André Brunschweiler joined LALIVE’s Zurich office in 2010, shortly after the opening of the same. He is a partner in LALIVE’s litigation team but also provides business advisory. His may focus is on corporate, commercial and employment law, including shareholders’ disputes. He also regularly advises and represents clients in relation to the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards and the related asset recovery as well as insolvency proceedings.

During 2013/14 André was seconded as Of Counsel to a leading Chinese business law firm in Beijing where he primarily worked on cross-border corporate and M&A matters, including in- and outbound investments, through joint ventures and other corporate structures.

André Brunschweiler is vice-chair of the IPBA’s Cross-Border Investment Committee and is a member of the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV) and the Swiss Bar Association (SAV).

Before joining LALIVE, André Brunschweiler worked as a trainee-lawyer with Schellenberg Wittmer in Zurich and Geneva (2006 – 2008) and as a law clerk at the District Court of Zurich (2008).

André Brunschweiler graduated in 2006 from the University of Zurich (lic.iur.magna cum laude). He also studied law at the University François Rabelais of Tours (France).


German , English , French

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Zurich

Litigation firm LALIVE represents ‘top tier clients’ in disputes related to structured or derivative products, mismanagement of assets, improper execution, and fraud. the team also advises and represents banks on issues relating to compliance and regulatory matters, financial transactions, securitisation, and new technologies. The practice is led by Matthias Gstoehl, Simone Nadelhofer, André Brunschweiler, and Dominik Elmiger. Christian Exner is also a key team member.

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation

‘Exceptional’ LALIVE regularly represents Swiss-based multinational corporations, international organisations, wealth services providers and trust companies across an extensive variety of commercial, banking, private client and commercial disputes. The team possesses notable expertise in enforcing foreign judgments and arbitral awards before Swiss courts. André Brunschweiler, who holds high esteem for his shareholders’ disputes expertise, and tri-lingual Nicolas Ollivier, who is adept in advising clients on complex banking litigation issues, co-helm the practice. Alexander Troller’s arsenal of experience incorporates financial matters, white-collar crime and employment issues, among others. Transnational and domestic litigation expert Marc Henzelin and Simone Nadelhofer, who possesses a wealth of experience in white-collar crime and regulatory and internal investigations are other key names to note.