Patrick Rohn is praised for his “exceptional analytical and strategic skills” by impressed commentators who “would recommend him in a heartbeat”.
Patrick Rohn is a partner at Thouvenin, a boutique law firm with a particular focus on dispute resolution. He heads Thouvenin's litigation practice team.
Patrick specialises in domestic and international commercial litigation, with a particular focus on disputes relating to distribution, licensing, unfair competition, and general commercial matters. He frequently represents parties in complex contractual, corporate (including post-M&A, joint venture) and insolvency-related disputes up to the Appeal Court and the Federal Supreme Court. He has considerable expertise in cross-border asset tracing and recovery, and the enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign judgments, including freezing injunctions and other interim orders. In addition to his litigation work, Patrick also advises and acts as counsel in international arbitrations for companies from various sectors, including the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical devices, technology, and trade sectors.
Patrick Rohn, born in 1974, graduated from the University of Zurich and is admitted to the Swiss bar. Prior to joining Thouvenin, he worked at other major law firms in Zurich and in London. The Legal 500 recommends Patrick for litigation, stating that he has a "brilliant mind" and is an "exceptional analyst and tactician". Leaders League (2019) also recommends Patrick for both commercial litigation and international arbitration. Patrick is also listed by the International Distribution Institute and the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution as arbitrator with specific experience in the field of distribution (in the IDArb list of specialised arbitrators).