lic iur Patrik Salzmann > Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG
Stockerstrasse 38
8002 Zürich

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Partner representing clients before state courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative bodies, focusing on white-collar crime, asset recovery, legal assistance, on corporate and commercial litigation and on private clients litigation


Admitted to the bar since 2009; law clerk with the District Court of Meilen (2005–2007); law clerk with the High Court of Zurich (2009); associate with Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG, Zurich (2009–2015; partner with Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG, Zurich, since 2016


German, English, French, Spanish


Zurich Bar Association (ZAV); Swiss Bar Association (SAV); Alumni Association of the University of Zurich; Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA below 40); International Bar Association (IBA); DRI The Voice of the Defense Bar; Pikett Strafverteidigung


Studies at the University of Deusto/Spain (2001–2002), at the University of Lausanne (2003) and at the University of Zurich (lic. iur., 2005); post graduate studies at the University of Berkeley (LL.M., 2012)

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.