Ms Yvonne Pieles > burckhardt Ltd > Basel, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

burckhardt Ltd
Steinentorstrasse 23
P.O. Box 258
4010 BASEL
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Work Department

Dispute Resolution / Business Crime


Yvonne’s area of expertise is litigation and dispute resolution. Her practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, white-collar crime, medical malpractice, contract, inheritance and employment law proceedings, as well as international mutual legal assistance in civil and criminal matters.


Yvonne gained her special experience in the interface of civil and criminal law (in particular in the area of breaches of duty of care) as a member of the litigation team and as head of the business crime department of a renowned commercial law firm in Zurich and Basel. She has many years of experience in advising and representing companies and individuals in national and cross-border proceedings.


Englisch, German


  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the Canton of Basel-Stadt (Board member)
  • DACH Euopean Bar Association
  • IBA International Bar Association


She completed her studies at the Universities of Basel and Freiburg i.Br. (lic. iur. 2004) and was admitted to the bar in 2008. In addition to secondments at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP and Mishcon de Reya LLP in London, she passed postgraduate studies in finance and accounting (CAS Finance and Accounting 2015) and in medical law (CAS MedLaw 2020).