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Eversheds Sutherland AG

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Peter Haas

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Eversheds Sutherland

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Peter Haas is a founding partner of Eversheds Sutherland in Switzerland and Managing Partner since September 2013. His practice areas are national and international litigation as well as employment and contract law. Peter has a particular expertise in insurance and liability matters. He is the head of the insurance team (including social insurance) at Eversheds Sutherland Switzerland. His prior experience includes several years as an in-house counsel in the claims department of one of the largest Swiss insurance companies as well as an associate attorney in a business law firm.

Peter studied Law at the University of Berne and was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 1994. He holds an LL.M. in European law, private international law and arbitration from the University of Essex (UK).

Peter is a member of the executive board of the Bar Association of the Canton of Berne and a member of the Swiss Bar Association. He is a member of the IBA’s insurance committee, its negligence and damages as well as its litigation committee. He is also a member of the Swiss Society of Civil Liability and Insurance Law and its committee AIDA Swiss Chapter and the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce (BSCC).


Managing Partner


German, English, French


Dispute resolution: litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: litigation

Eversheds Sutherland AG's partners are recommended for being 'time-conscious and responsive, as well as good listeners'. With qualifications in both Swiss and English law, the litigators are experienced in banking, telecoms and IT, commodities, engineering, real estate and construction, as well as white-collar criminal law matters. Global head of dispute resolution, the 'experienced and creative' Dr Claudius Triebold, is one of the seven key partners. Monika McQuillen, Peter Haas and Barbara Klett are also singled out by clients. James Hargrove left for Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in February 2018.

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