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Felix Dasser

Felix Dasser

HomburgerPrime TowerHardstrasse 201ZurichSwitzerlandCH-8005

Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Thought Leader
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.

Litigation

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Felix Dasser is a leading disputes specialist in the Swiss market who gains recognition for his impressive work on cross-border commercial proceedings. 

Biography

Professor Felix Dasser is a senior partner and former head of Homburger's arbitration and litigation team. His practice focuses on international and domestic dispute resolution and avoidance.

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. He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in more than 60 international commercial and investment arbitration cases. He is familiar with various arbitration rules and is president of the Swiss Arbitration Association.

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 with a doctoral thesis on the lex mercatoria, and at the Harvard Law School (LLM, 1990). Based on a post-doc 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. He also is regularly instructed as expert witness on Swiss law in foreign court proceedings.

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

National Leader

Switzerland - Arbitration

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Felix Dasser is “a great arbitrator” who is commended by peers for his extensive experience handling disputes across the banking, insurance and M&A fields.

Biography

Professor Felix Dasser is a senior partner and former head of Homburger's arbitration and litigation team. His practice focuses on dispute resolution and avoidance, corporate and commercial law, and compliance investigations.

He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in more than 60 international commercial and investment arbitration cases. He is familiar with various arbitration rules and is vice president of the Swiss Arbitration Association. 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 with a doctoral thesis on the lex mercatoria, and at the Harvard Law School (LLM, 1990). Based on a post-doc 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. 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.

Switzerland - Litigation

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Felix Dasser is “an excellent lawyer” who enjoys a superb reputation for his stellar commercial litigation practice. He is regularly engaged in high-profile disputes across a broad range of industries.

Biography

Professor Felix Dasser is a senior partner and former head of Homburger's arbitration and litigation team. His practice focuses on dispute resolution and avoidance, corporate and commercial law, and compliance investigations.

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. He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in more than 60 international commercial and investment arbitration cases. He is familiar with various arbitration rules and is vice president of the Swiss Arbitration Association.

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 with a doctoral thesis on the lex mercatoria, and at the Harvard Law School (LLM, 1990). Based on a post-doc 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. He also is 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.

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