Firm Profile > Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG > Zurich, Switzerland

Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG
HOTTINGERSTRASSE 21
PO BOX
8024 ZÜRICH
Switzerland

Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 3

Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG is a boutique law firm specialised in dispute resolution. It is well positioned to handle litigation cases relating to insurance, banking, inheritance and insolvency law, as well as white-collar crime, employment and sports disputes, thanks to the presence of a number of specialists in the head. Practice head Roberto Dallafior is noted for his 'encyclopaedic knowledge of Swiss law which he is able to convey clearly, concisely and fluently'. Mathis Berger is well versed in IP litigation and Maria Walter Burkhardt is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Roberto Dallafior

Other key lawyers:

Hans Nater; Maria Walter; Mathis Berger

Testimonials

‘Excellent fighting spirit; see the big picture, but also very detail oriented. Happy to take on difficult opponents like big banks with deep pockets and focus on results , not willing to waste their resources or clients’ money.’

‘Maria Walter: super detailed, never gives up, will do what’s necessary but not waste time and money.’

‘Roberto Dallafior: sees the big picture, never compromises at the clients’ expense, thinks about his clients first.’

‘Maria Walter is a very experienced litigator. I am impressed by her ability to define the right strategy at an early stage. She has excellent analytical skills and is particularly good at grasping the relevant facts of a case. Maria Walter also successfully represents employees of banks in supervisory enforcement proceedings before FINMA.’

‘The team is able to grasp the facts of the case perfectly and classify them legally with all finesse.’

‘Fast, highly skilled, capable of translating the client’s needs into legal action.’

‘Roberto Dallafior – always available, serious, creative, determined, highly knowledgeable’

‘Precise reliable work, highest professional competence, friendliest treatment’

‘Roberto Dallafior – he has an encyclopaedic knowledge of Swiss law which he is able to convey clearly, concisely and fluently – a joy to work with.’

Intellectual property Tier 3

Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG assists with securing the IP rights of clients by acting in opposition, infringement and customs proceedings before the civil and criminal courts. The team represents clients in domestic and international proceedings in cases involving licensing agreements, software development agreements and outsourcing agreements. Practice head Mathis Berger specialises in trade mark, licensing and copyright matters, in particular in the areas of information technology and biotechnology.

Practice head(s):

Mathis Berger

Testimonials

‘Mathis Berger knows the subject and has the experience to give practical advice. The team is responsive and communicates clearly and concisely.’

‘Mathis Berger is a pleasure to work with. Knowledgeable and with the ability to simplify the most complex issues. Also very practical and user friendly.’

‘Mathis Berger and his team are handling several trade mark matters, mostly prosecution, with a high level of diligence and at reasonable costs. Always available and proactive. I like to work with them for small to medium sized clients.’

Dispute resolution: arbitration Tier 4

Led by Roberto Dallafior, the team at Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG fields 'disputes specialists with solid know-how and excellent legal and advocacy skills'. It handles a variety of international commercial and sports arbitration cases. Manuel Arroyo has experience of acting as an arbitrator as well as counsel.

Practice head(s):

Roberto Dallafior

Other key lawyers:

Manuel Arroyo 

Testimonials

‘The team includes renowned disputes specialists with solid know-how and excellent legal and advocacy skills. The key partners are very accessible and uncomplicated to work with.’

‘Manuel Arroyo is a very knowledgeable and sharp arbitration specialist, with the ability to see the big picture as well as the small details in each case. He is very responsive, makes strong, persuasive points and is very good in achieving a consensus.’

‘Boutique law firm with strong litigation and arbitration practice. High quality standards. Handling complex, cross-border cases usually involving either Swiss law or Swiss parties; a mix of multi-jurisdictional litigation and international arbitration.’

‘Manuel Arroyo: outstanding lawyer, focusing on arbitration, broad view also on commercial and strategic issues; covers a wide range of industries. He is very experienced and has has impressive analytical skills. He is a pleasure to work with.’

‘Roberto Dallafiour: standout practitioner who is highly specialised in corporate and commercial disputes and on complex insurance/reinsurance, banking and financial litigation and arbitration as well as on unfair competition, antitrust and procurement proceedings.’

Key clients

Miami FC

Holmer Maschinenbau GmbH (Germany)

Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG is the first business disputes specialist firm in Switzerland. As a specialised firm it is experienced, and, as a fully independent and neutral firm, it is uniquely positioned to effectively safeguard its clients’ rights free from conflicts of interest.

Its clients include corporations, financial institutions as well as entrepreneurs and executives from around the world. The firm represents clients in proceedings before all courts in Switzerland, both at a cantonal and federal level, before civil, criminal, or administrative courts or administrative bodies such as FINMA.

The firm represents clients in arbitration proceedings, primarily under ICC Rules, Swiss Rules, in ad hoc proceedings, and CAS Rules. Members of its team are regularly appointed as arbitrators in domestic and international arbitration proceedings.

The firm manages, coordinates and supervises international proceedings in various jurisdictions around the world.

Department Name Email Telephone
Litigation Roberto Dallafior
Litigation Maria Walter Burkhardt
Litigation Zoe De Santis
Arbitration Manuel Arroyo
Arbitration Roberto Dallafior
Arbitration Zoe De Santis
Banking and finance Roberto Dallafior
Banking and finance Maria Walter Burkhardt
Intellectual property Mathis Berger
Antitrust and public procurement Roberto Dallafior
Antitrust and public procurement Mathis Berger
Insurance Roberto Dallafior
Insurance Benjamin Schumacher
Employment Roberto Dallafior
Employment Andrea Etienne
Private client Hans Nater
Private client Patrik Salzmann
IT and TMT Mathis Berger
White-collar crime Patrik Salzmann
White-collar crime Roberto Dallafior
Photo Name Position Profile
Dr iur Manuel Arroyo  photo Dr iur Manuel Arroyo Partner representing parties and serving as arbitrator (co-arbitrator, chairman, sole arbitrator) in arbitrations,…
Dr iur Mathis Berger photo Dr iur Mathis Berger Partner representing clients in proceedings before state courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative…
Dr iur Roberto Dallafior  photo Dr iur Roberto Dallafior Partner representing clients in proceedings before state courts, arbitral tribunals (in particular…
lic iur Zoe De Santis  photo lic iur Zoe De Santis Counsel representing clients before state courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative bodies, focusing…
Dr iur Andrea Etienne  photo Dr iur Andrea Etienne Associate representing clients in proceedings before state courts and administrative bodies, focusing…
lic iur Biljana Malesevic  photo lic iur Biljana Malesevic Associate representing clients in proceedings before state courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative…
Dr iur Hans Nater  photo Dr iur Hans Nater Senior Counsel representing clients before state courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative bodies,…
lic iur Patrik Salzmann  photo lic iur Patrik Salzmann Partner representing clients before state courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative bodies, focusing…
Dr iur Benjamin Schumacher  photo Dr iur Benjamin Schumacher Senior Associate representing clients in commercial and corporate disputes before state courts,…
lic iur Tobias Thaler  photo lic iur Tobias Thaler Associate representing clients in proceedings before state courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative…
Dr iur Maria Walter Burkhardt  photo Dr iur Maria Walter Burkhardt Partner representing clients before state courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative bodies, focusing…
lic iur Florentin Weibel  photo lic iur Florentin Weibel Associate representing clients before state courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative bodies
Number of lawyers : 12
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