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

Team members at Kellerhals Carrard are noted for ‘working smoothly together to deliver excellent results‘. The firm impresses with its broad litigation practice, offering legal assistance to companies from industries including pharmaceutical and life sciences, insurance, banking, construction and sports. It has contacts in all business centres of Switzerland: Lukas Bopp in Basel; Nicolas Gillard in Lausanne; Andreas Guengerich in Bern; Lugano-based Ivan PaparelliPeter Schatz in Zurich as well as Annemarie Streuli in the Geneva office. Life sciences specialist Claudia Götz Staehelin in Basel is also noted for her work in this space.

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.