Oliver M Kunz is a partner at Walder Wyss and is specialised in litigation in civil and criminal matters. He provides advice to parties in domestic and international commercial disputes, and represents them in trial and appellate proceedings, as well as enforcement proceedings and international legal assistance matters. Oliver’s litigation practice covers a broad range of sectors, with a particular emphasis on the financial industry and technology-intensive sectors. In addition, he represents accused and injured parties in white-collar crime and fraud cases, in particular in relation to asset recovery. Finally, he assists clients in relation to internal investigations.
He regularly publishes in his areas of practice and has co-authored commentaries on jurisdictional and enforcement issues as well as appellate proceedings. He is considered “very skilled and knowledgeable“ by The Legal 500, and is recommended in international rankings.
Oliver was educated at the University of Fribourg (lic iur in 2003 (with special mention): European law and bilingual (German-French) studies). As a Fulbright fellow, he attended Stanford Law School where he graduated in 2010 with an LLM in law, science and technology. Oliver joined Walder Wyss in 2004, having worked as a student assistant in criminal law at the University of Fribourg and for a non-profit organisation.
Oliver speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and is admitted to practice in all Switzerland.
With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest-growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law; banking and finance; intellectual property and competition law; dispute resolution; and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses, as well as public law institutions and private clients.