Dr iur Lukas Bopp > Kellerhals Carrard > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Kellerhals Carrard
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Work Department

  • Representation of parties before national courts and arbitration courts in commercial disputes
  • Implementation of restructuring measures in the context of insolvencies
  • Litigation of board liability cases, claw back actions and other insolvency related disputes
  • Corporate and commercial law
  • Labour law
  • Pharmaceutical law


Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Partner


  • since 2014: Partner of Kellerhals Carrard
  • 2006-2013: Associate and Senior Associate with Kellerhals Basel
  • 2000-2005: Research Assistent at the University of Basle and Zurich (Prof. Dr. A.K. Schnyder)
  • 1999-2000: various legal internships


  • German
  • English


  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Insol Europe
  • Basel Bar Association
  • Swiss Debt and Enforcement Association


  • 2005: LL.M., University of Sydney
  • 2004: Dr. iur., University of Basel (summa cum laude)
  • 2001: Bar exam, Canton of Basel
  • 1998: lic. iur., University of Basel (summa cum laude)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation

Well known and experienced commercial litigation firm‘ Kellerhals Carrard displays ‘a clear, partner-managed and aggressive approach in court‘. The sizeable team is active in litigation related to corporate and commercial matters, insolvency proceedings and post-M&A disputes throughout Switzerland. Co-lead Andreas Guengerich is acting for a Swiss architects firm in its additional compensation claim against a city due to modifications applied during the construction of a new theatre, while his ‘pleasant, professional and competent‘ counterpart Lukas Bopp supported the insolvent Banque Privée Espirito Santo in a voidance action concerning a payment made during liquidity. Clients also recommend the ‘very experienced and commercially knowledgeable‘ Peter Schatz. Lugano-based Ivan Paparelli and François Roger Micheli, who joined the new Geneva office from Python in January 2019, are other names to note. Life sciences, internal compliance and corruption specialist Claudia Götz was a new arrival from Novartis in October 2018.

Switzerland > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Kellerhals Carrard focuses on company restructurings and liquidation proceedings. Lukas Bopp represents Banque Privée Espírito Santo in a voidance action related to a payment dating back before its insolvency, while Daniel Staehelin and Jean-Luc Chenaux are handling the client’s ongoing liquidation.