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

Work Department

  • Contract and corporate
  • Banking and insurance
  • Inheritance planning and execution
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • International private law
  • International procedure
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Legal opinions
  • Notary


Prof. Dr. iur., Attorney and Notary Public, Partner


  • since 2005: honorary professor
  • since 1999: lecturer at Basel university 
  • since 1993: as attorney


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • INSOL Europe
  • INSOL International
  • International Insolvency Institute (by invitation)
  • Swiss debt collection and insolvency association
  • Scientific Association for International Procedural Law
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)


  • 1993: Notary Public 
  • 1991: admission to the bar
  • 1988: Dr.iur. (summa cum laude), Universities of Basel and Neuchâtel

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Kellerhals Carrard is active in advising officers and directors in corporate and insolvency reorganisations. The team, which is led by litigators Daniel Staehelin and Lukas Bopp in Basel, also advises clients on the purchase of businesses or assets of distressed companies and acts as court-appointed trustees. Its client portfolio includes a variety of banks and other financial institutions. Also in Basel, Emanuel Dettwiler is a key practitioner in distressed M&A.