Dieter Hofmann heads the litigation and arbitration team of Walder Wyss Ltd, one of Switzerland's leading law firms.
Dieter has been practising dispute resolution for more than 20 years, focusing on international litigation and arbitration in complex cases. He represents clients in court and in arbitration proceedings, and he also sits as an arbitrator. He has considerable experience in complex disputes arising from shareholders’ agreements, joint ventures, M&A, international contracts, engineering and construction projects, banking, finance and (re)insurance, directors’ liability, product liability and insolvency.
Dieter Hofmann is chair of the Zurich Bar’s litigation practice group and has presented papers at major international conferences and published on litigation and arbitration in Switzerland and abroad. In addition, he is a past vice chair of the American Bar Association section of international law’s international litigation committee and the past chair of Dispute Resolution International (DRI).
With approximately 160 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.
WWL says: Revered arbitrator Dieter Hofmann comes highly regarded by peers for his “reasonable” and “convincing” approach to complex international disputes.
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