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Global Leader

Litigation 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Peter Straub is held in high regard by market sources for his expert handling of commercial disputes spanning a range of sector from construction to pharmaceuticals.

Biography

Peter Straub is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team. He is specialised on complex international commercial disputes and represents parties in both state court litigations and before arbitral panels. His main areas are disputes stemming from telecommunications, pharmaceutical products, construction, joint ventures, commodities trading, high-end consumer goods, etc. Peter Straub also sits as an arbitrator in international arbitrations (ICC, Swiss Rules, UNCITRAL, ad hoc, etc). He also handles international recognition and enforcement matters. He has published on various subjects in his area of expertise and is a frequent panellist in international conferences.

Born in 1959, Peter Straub was educated at the University of Zurich (lic iur, 1984; Dr iur, 1988) and the London School of Economics (LLM, 1991). He practised with international law firms in Zurich before he became a partner in a major law firm in Zurich in 1996.

Peter Straub practises in German and English, and also speaks French and Italian. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise 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.

National Leader

Switzerland - Litigation 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Peter Straub is well respected among peers thanks to his strong experience in international commercial disputes and enforcement proceedings.

Biography

Peter Straub is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team. He is specialised on complex international commercial disputes and represents parties in both state court litigations and before arbitral panels. His main areas are disputes stemming from telecommunications, pharmaceutical products, construction, joint ventures, commodities trading, high-end consumer goods, etc. Peter Straub also sits as an arbitrator in international arbitrations (ICC, Swiss Rules, UNCITRAL, ad hoc, etc). He also handles international recognition and enforcement matters. He has published on various subjects in his area of expertise and is a frequent panellist in international conferences.

Born in 1959, Peter Straub was educated at the University of Zurich (lic iur, 1984; Dr iur, 1988) and the London School of Economics (LLM, 1991). He practised with international law firms in Zurich before he became a partner in a major law firm in Zurich in 1996.

Peter Straub practises in German and English, and also speaks French and Italian. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise 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. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

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