Roberto Dallafior

Roberto Dallafior
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Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Litigation

Roberto Dallafior, born in 1961, is a litigation and arbitration specialist and managing partner of Nater Dallafior, a Zurich law firm specialising in commercial litigation and arbitration.

His primary focus is on representing domestic and international clients in complex proceedings before state courts, administrative bodies and arbitral tribunals, including the coordination of disputes in different jurisdictions. He is frequently asked to act as party-appointed arbitrator or chairman in domestic or international arbitration cases.

In his 30 years of practice, he has handled numerous commercial disputes in all areas of corporate and contract law, M&A, director’s liability, inheritance, media, antitrust, insolvency disputes, banking, unfair competition, public procurement, outsourcing and international legal assistance in civil and criminal matters. Recent cases involve coverage claims in insurance matters, both in litigation and in arbitration, banking disputes including regulatory matters, director's liability and contractual damages claims.

Roberto Dallafior is a member of the Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations, the Swiss Arbitration Association, the International Bar Association, the International Chamber of Commerce and the London Court of International Arbitration.

Roberto Dallafior studied at the University of Zurich (Dr iur 1990) and was admitted to the Bar in 1990. In 1992, he obtained his Diploma in Advanced European Legal Studies at the College of Europe. He worked as a foreign associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in Brussels; with Brosio, Casati & Associati in Milan; and for several years as associate with Homburger Rechtsanwälte in Zurich before starting his own practice.

Roberto Dallafior was raised bilingual in German and Italian. He is equally fluent in English, has a good working knowledge of French and is able to work in Spanish.

WWL says: “Top litigator” Roberto Dallafior is highly respected for his expertise in banking litigation as well as his specialist knowledge of regulatory matters.

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