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Thought Leaders - Arbitration 2020
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Arbitration 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Felix Dasser is "an excellent and reliable arbitration specialist" who is "well prepared and efficient in his approach" to commercial and investment arbitrations.

Biography

Professor Dr Felix Dasser is a senior partner and former head of Homburger's arbitration and litigation team and incoming president of the Swiss Arbitration Association. His practice focuses on international dispute resolution and avoidance.

He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in more than 60 international commercial and investment arbitration cases and is familiar with various arbitration rules.

He advises Swiss companies on international litigation strategies and on the impact of foreign regulatory proceedings and represents Swiss and foreign companies before Swiss courts and authorities.

His range of expertise covers, in particular, banking and insurance, M&A, commodity sales, distribution agreements, IT, engineering, arts, and international legal assistance. He also advises on white-collar crime and conducts regulatory and compliance investigations.

Felix Dasser studied law in Zurich, finishing summa cum laude, and at the Harvard Law School (LLM, 1990). Based on a postdoctorate thesis on contract law, he was appointed as Privatdozent (1999) and adjunct professor (2005) at the Law Faculty of the University of Zurich.

He lectures and publishes regularly in the fields of international commercial dispute resolution and contract law, having delivered a course on soft law in international commercial arbitration at the Hague Academy of International Law in 2018 and teaching arbitration law as visiting professor at the China University of Political Science and Law. He is also regularly instructed as expert witness on Swiss law in arbitration and court proceedings.

He is fluent in German, English and French, and has a working knowledge of Italian.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

National Leader

Switzerland - Arbitration 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Felix Dasser is a long-standing fixture in Swiss arbitration who focuses on counselling companies in commercial and investment disputes. Sources say he “really knows how to persuade a tribunal”.

Biography

Professor Dr Felix Dasser is a senior partner and former head of Homburger's arbitration and litigation team; and president of the Swiss Arbitration Association. His practice focuses on international dispute resolution and avoidance.

He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in more than 60 international commercial and investment arbitration cases and is familiar with various arbitration rules.

He advises Swiss companies on international litigation strategies and the impact of foreign regulatory proceedings. He represents Swiss and foreign companies before Swiss courts and authorities.

His range of expertise covers, in particular, banking and insurance; M&A; commodity sales; distribution agreements; IT; engineering; arts; and international legal assistance. He also advises on white-collar crime and conducts regulatory and compliance investigations.

Felix Dasser studied law in Zurich, finishing summa cum laude, and at the Harvard Law School (LLM, 1990). Based on a postdoctoral thesis on contract law, he was appointed a Privatdozent (1999) and adjunct professor (2005) at the Law Faculty of the University of Zurich.

He lectures and publishes regularly in the fields of international commercial dispute resolution and contract law. He delivered a course on soft law in international commercial arbitration at the Hague Academy of International Law in 2018, and has also taught arbitration law as a visiting professor at the China University of Political Science and Law. He is also regularly instructed as an expert witness on Swiss law in arbitration and court proceedings.

He is fluent in German, English and French; and he has a working knowledge of Italian.

Switzerland - Litigation 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Felix Dasser frequently advises domestic and international clients on commercial and investment disputes, as well as regulatory and white-collar crime matters.

Biography

Professor Dr Felix Dasser is a senior partner and former head of Homburger's arbitration and litigation team; and president of the Swiss Arbitration Association. His practice focuses on international dispute resolution and avoidance.

He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in more than 60 international commercial and investment arbitration cases and is familiar with various arbitration rules.

He advises Swiss companies on international litigation strategies and the impact of foreign regulatory proceedings. He represents Swiss and foreign companies before Swiss courts and authorities.

His range of expertise covers, in particular, banking and insurance; M&A; commodity sales; distribution agreements; IT; engineering; arts; and international legal assistance. He also advises on white-collar crime and conducts regulatory and compliance investigations.

Felix Dasser studied law in Zurich, finishing summa cum laude, and at the Harvard Law School (LLM, 1990). Based on a postdoctoral thesis on contract law, he was appointed a Privatdozent (1999) and adjunct professor (2005) at the Law Faculty of the University of Zurich.

He lectures and publishes regularly in the fields of international commercial dispute resolution and contract law. He delivered a course on soft law in international commercial arbitration at the Hague Academy of International Law in 2018, and has also taught arbitration law as a visiting professor at the China University of Political Science and Law. He is also regularly instructed as an expert witness on Swiss law in arbitration and court proceedings.

He is fluent in German, English and French; and he has a working knowledge of Italian.

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