lic iur Stefano Perucchi > Kellerhals Carrard > Lugano, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Kellerhals Carrard
Via Canova 15
P.O. Box 6280
CH-6901 Lugano

Work Department

  • Commercial law
  • Contract law
  • Intellectual and industrial property law
  • Sports law
  • Road traffic law


lic. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Partner
CAS pour la Magistrature Pénale (CAS MAP)


  • as of September 2017: Partner, Kellerhals Carrard Lugano SA, Lugano
  • 2006-2017: Associate, PSMLaw SA, Lugano
  • 2004-2006: In-house Counsel, Ferrari SpA, Italy (Brand Development & Partner Division)
  • 2002-2004: Legal and notarial internship, PSMLaw SA, Lugano
  • 2001-2002: Internship, Federal District Court of the United States of America, District of Minnesota (under Hon. Magistrate Judge Mason and Hon. Chief Judge Magnuson)
  • 2000: Internship, Criminal Court of the Canton of Ticino


  • Italian
  • English
  • French
  • German


  • Bar Association of the Canton of Ticino (OATi)
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)


  • 2008: CAS pour la Magistrature Pénale, University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland, Neuchâtel
  • 2006: Admission to the Bar of the Canton of Ticino
  • 2002: LL.M., University of Minnesota, Faculty of Law, Minneapolis, USA
  • 2001: lic. iur., bilingual, University of Fribourg

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Leading firms: Italian-speaking Switzerland

Kellerhals Carrard‘s Lugano office has strength in banking and capital markets, corporate and M&A, litigation and tax practices with further areas of expertise in fintech, intellectual property and TMT as well as bankruptcy and insolvency law. Massimiliano Maestretti heads the offering and specialises in private client matters. Stefano Perucchi, Andrea Fioravanti and Henry M. Peter are the key names for commercial and company law. Fintech specialist Lars Schlichting, tax expert Giovanni Stucchi and civil law focused Ivan Paparelli are other key individuals. Jonathan Bernasconi is noted for his dispute resolution skills.

Switzerland > Data privacy and data protection

The data protection practice of Kellerhals Carrard is jointly headed by Nicolas Mosimann, Daniel Alder, Ralph Gramigna, Christophe Rapin and Stefano Perucchi. The practitioners of the team act for all types of clients, from start-ups to publicly listed companies and international financial institutions, on the full range of data protection matters, including international matters such as GDPR-related mandates. Frequently working together with other departments, such as TMT and fintech, the team takes on a variety of tasks concerning emerging markets, which include international data transfer arrangements, direct marketing issues, cloud computing, cybersecurity and tracking technology.

Switzerland > Intellectual property

The intellectual property practice of Kellerhals Carrard is headed by Daniel Alder, Daniel Emch, Nicolas Mosimann and Stefano Perucchi, and provides advice regarding all types of IP, including patents, copyright, trade marks, designs, know-how and trade secrets. The unit is lauded for its ‘competence, reactivity and fairness‘ in contract negotiations which often regard distribution strategies, including license and franchise agreements. The team regularly appears before all types of courts to enforce IP rights and defend against infringement claims.