Raphael Brunner > MME Legal | Tax | Compliance > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile
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- Swiss and international Trade-, Distribution-, Logistics-, Transport- and Shipping-Law
- Swiss and international Contract and Corporate Law
- Swiss and international Litigation and Arbitration
- Procurement law
- Export Controls
- Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law
- Employment law
Raphael Brunner advises and litigates for clients on national and international commercial and contract law. He focuses on international trade, distribution, logistics, shipping and transport law, including customs law, free trade agreements and export compliance.
He also brings extensive experience in public procurement law, international insolvency law and representing employees with complex internal and external investigations.
Raphael is Vice President of the Swiss Association for the Law of the Sea, a regular speaker at international conferences, and a lecturer at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and the Foreign Trade Academy AWA. He regularly publishes on topics in his field of practice and was a lawyer at a Zurich-based internationally oriented commercial law firm before joining MME.
Who is Who Legal sees Raphael Brunner as a Global Leader in Transport – Shipping 2021 and says “Raphael Brunner is a highly regarded lawyer with a wealth of experience in the transport, shipping and logistics sectors.”. Legal500 qualifies Raphael Brunner as a leading expert in the transport sector, highlighting his vast experience in trade compliance and setting up compliance structures as well as his expertise in logistics contracts.
- Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
- Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
- International Bar Association (IBA)
- Deutsche Gesellschaft für Transportrecht (DGTR)
- Schweizerische Vereinigung für Schifffahrt und Hafenwirtschaft (SVS)
- Schweizerische Vereinigung für Seerecht (SVSR)
- Vereinigung für Schuldbetreibungs- und Konkursrecht (SchKG Vereinigung)
- University of Cape Town, South Africa (LL.M.)
- Admitted to the Bar
- Universities of Zurich and Geneva (lic. iur.)
The ‘fast-growing employment practice‘ at MME Legal | Tax | Compliance provides ‘excellent solutions and service‘ ‘that are tailor-made to the client’s business needs‘. The ‘excellent team‘ covers the full array of advisory and litigation employment services for corporate clients and individuals, including representation in proceedings regarding discrimination and wrongful termination matters as well as in disputes with labour unions. Practice head Michèle Stutz ‘is a profound and very experienced employment practitioner‘ and a member of the commission for specialised employment lawyers of the Swiss bar association. The ‘outstanding‘ Martina Aepli, who made partner in 2022, as well as Raphael Brunner, Alexandra Geiger and Raffael Blattmann are further key contacts.
MME Legal | Tax | Compliance advises clients from the importing, exporting and trading industry as well as logistic service providers, carriers and insurers on a broad variety of contentious and non-contentious matters, such as export and regulatory compliance, logistics contracts and damage management. The unit has particular expertise in advising delivery service providers and postal services. Software and electronics players instruct the team for matters involving the export of restricted technologies. Practice head Raphael Brunner is ‘a specialist lawyer in transport law‘ with a particular focus on international trade, logistics, transport, shipping and trade compliance.