Joachim Frick is one of the "best regarded in the market" for his "excellent" understanding of insurance and liability issues and for handling related commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Prof Dr Joachim Frick is a partner at Baker McKenzie and is admitted to the bars of Switzerland and New York. He graduated from the University of Zurich (lic iur, Dr iur) and Yale Law School (LLM, JSD). After practicing with Baker McKenzie in Taipei and Chicago, in 1997 he returned to Baker McKenzie in Zurich and became a partner in 2001.
Joachim specialises in litigation, arbitration, insurance and financial services laws. He frequently represents Swiss and international clients in commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings and advises financial institutions and intermediaries in regulatory, litigious and non-litigious matters. He has acted as party counsel in various Swiss and international arbitration proceedings under Swiss, ICC, ad hoc and other arbitration rules. He regularly advises and represents clients also in corporate transactions. He heads the Swiss insurance practice of Baker McKenzie and is a member of the steering committee of the European insurance practice of Baker McKenzie. He has been involved in various high-profile insurance and reinsurance disputes as well as regulatory proceedings and investigations and frequently advises insurers and brokers with respect to regulatory laws and regulations. He was named leading attorney in insurance and reinsurance matters by specialised publications.
In addition to being a practicing lawyer, he regularly teaches as professor of law (Titular professor) at the University of Zurich and is a lecturer in a number of graduate programs. He regularly publishes and is a frequent speaker in his areas of expertise.