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

Kellerhals Carrard
Henric Petri-Strasse 35
P.O. Box 257
CH-4010 Basel
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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

Thanks to its large team of ‘competent and responsive lawyers’, Kellerhals Carrard is highly active in a wide range of sectors, with particular expertise in the life sciences, insurance, banking, sports, real estate and construction industries. The firm has a broad local network with offices in all the major economic centres in Switzerland; Lukas Bopp leads in Basel, Nicolas Gillard heads up the Lausanne team, the Berne group is led by Michael Daphinoff, Ivan Paparelli leads in Lugano, and the Zurich and Geneva practices are led by Peter Schatz and Annemarie Streuli respectively.

Switzerland > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Kellerhals Carrard impresses with covering the full spectrum of insolvency and corporate reorganization matters. The practice regularly acts for officers and directors, financial institutions, debtors as well as acquirers of the business or assets of financially distressed companies as well as for court-appointed trustees. The close collaboration with the antitrust, corporate, real estate and tax groups is another asset. Additionally, the group assists with national and international debt enforcement and formal insolvency proceedings. Daniel Staehelin and Lukas Bopp jointly lead the practice. Jean-Luc Chenaux acts as liquidator.