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Kellerhals Carrard

Work Department

  • Insurance law, incl. social security law
  • D&O, medical malpractice and attorney’s liability and products liability
  • Coverage disputes, recourses
  • Reinsurance
  • Regulatory law
  • Torts, general
  • Labour law and leasing


lic. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Partner
Certified Specialist SBA Torts and Insurance Law


  • since 2010: Partner of Kellerhals Carrard
  • 1998-2010: Partner with two Zurich law firms
  • 1993-1998: Associate with a major law firm in Zurich
  • 1996: Staff Attorney with a law firm in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1991-1993: Legal counsel with an international insurance group in Zurich and Cologne
  • 1989-1990: Clerk at the District Court Uster


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Association for Insurance Law
  • Association Certified Specialists SBA Torts and Insurance Law
  • American Association for International Law
  • Insuralex


  • 2008: Certified Specialist SBA Torts and Insurance Law, Universities of Luzern/Zurich
  • 1996: LL.M., George Washington University, Law School, Washington D.C.
  • 1988: lic. iur., University of Zurich

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Insurance

The insurance and liability team at Kellerhals Carrard advises on all matters relating to private insurance contracts law as well as re-insurance law and has an enviable track record in the resolution of insurance law disputes covering issues such as D&O claims, property damage matters and professional indemnity cases. Recent matters related to coverage disputes over cyber-risks and the COVID-19 pandemic. Christoph Frey, Pascal Grolimund, Thomas Eichenberger, Nicolas Gillard and Ivan Paparelli head the Zurich, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano offices respectively. The team is lauded for being ‘very high-skilled, accessible and swift‘.