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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

Kellerhals Carrard has a strong reputation for the resolution of insurance law disputes, acting for domestic and international insurers, policyholders and brokers on all issues regarding liability and coverage, often achieving ‘outstanding results in litigation’. The team, consisting of a number of partners and lawyers focusing primarily on insurance and re- insurance law, further advises on the design of insurance products as well as regulatory and supervisory matters. Christoph Frey, Pascal Grolimund, Thomas Eichenberger, Nicolas Gillard and Ivan Paparelli head the Zurich, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano offices respectively.