Dr iur Hans Nater > Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG
Stockerstrasse 38
8002 Zürich

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Senior Counsel representing clients before state courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative bodies, focusing on corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration. He also serves as arbitrator in arbitrations, in particular in proceedings under the ICC Rules, the Swiss Rules, the Rules of the CAS and in ad hoc proceedings.


Admitted to the bar since 1973; founding partner of Stiffler & Nater, Zurich (1975–2006); partner with Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG, Zurich, since 2006 (founding partner)


German, English, French


Zurich Bar Association (ZAV); Swiss Bar Association (SAV); International Bar Association (IBA); Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA); Europe Institute at the University of Zurich (EIZ); Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA)


Studies at the Universities of Edinburgh and Zurich (lic. iur., 1968; Dr. iur., 1970); post graduate studies at the Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1974)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation

Clients praise the ‘outstanding’ litigation practice at boutique firm Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG for its team of ‘not only very skilled and experienced litigation specialists but also skilled communicators’. Roberto Dallafior heads up the group, which has notable strength in complex banking and finance litigation and financial regulatory enforcement proceedings, alongside additional expertise in IP, employment, competition, inheritance and sports claims. Other noteworthy individuals include Patrik Salzmann, Maria Walter Burkhardt, and Hans Nater. Zoe De Santis was promoted to counsel in early 2021.