Alexander von Ziegler

Alexander von Ziegler
Office:
Löwenstrasse 19
PO Box 2201
8021
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 44 215 5252
Fax:
+41 44 215 5200

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Aviation: Contentious

Alexander von Ziegler is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution group in Zurich and he also heads the firm’s trade and transport group, as well as the insurance practice group. He has specialised in all aspects of trade and transportation, including maritime and aviation law. As a specialist in the field of insurance and reinsurance law, he advises national and international insurers in high-profile defence or cover disputes and regulatory issues.

Alexander von Ziegler has authored numerous publications in his fields of specialisation. He has served as secretary general of the International Union of Marine Insurance (1992–1997) and secretary general to the Comité Maritime International (1996–2003). He continues to hold posts in many national and international organisations. He also was a member of the Swiss delegation at UNCITRAL tasked with creating a new Transport Convention (Rotterdam Rules).

After graduating from the University of Zurich School of Law in 1981, he obtained a Master of Laws from Tulane University, New Orleans (maritime law programme, LLM in admiralty) in 1984. He was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 1988 after joining Schellenberg Wittmer that same year, and became a partner in 1993. Since 1990 he has lectured at the University of Zurich, where he became associate professor in 1999 and professor in 2005 for international trade law; he teaches transport, trade and insurance law.

Alexander von Ziegler teaches international maritime, aviation, trade, transportation and insurance law at the law faculty of the University of Zurich. For many years he has also been part of the faculty of the LLM programme of the University of Zurich in the field of international trade and commercial law. He is a regular guest lecturer for many foreign universities. He has authored numerous publications in his fields of specialisation.

WWL says: Alexander von Ziegler is “exceptional and a go-to for aviation work” say peers, who commend his “long-standing experience” handling claims arising from major accidents. 

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Aviation which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Aviation: Regulatory

Alexander von Ziegler is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution group in Zurich and he also heads the firm’s trade and transport group, as well as the insurance practice group. He has specialised in all aspects of trade and transportation, including maritime and aviation law. As a specialist in the field of insurance and reinsurance law, he advises national and international insurers in high-profile defence or cover disputes and regulatory issues.

Alexander von Ziegler has authored numerous publications in his fields of specialisation. He has served as secretary general of the International Union of Marine Insurance (1992–1997) and secretary general to the Comité Maritime International (1996–2003). He continues to hold posts in many national and international organisations. He also was a member of the Swiss delegation at UNCITRAL tasked with creating a new Transport Convention (Rotterdam Rules).

After graduating from the University of Zurich School of Law in 1981, he obtained a Master of Laws from Tulane University, New Orleans (maritime law programme, LLM in admiralty) in 1984. He was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 1988 after joining Schellenberg Wittmer that same year, and became a partner in 1993. Since 1990 he has lectured at the University of Zurich, where he became associate professor in 1999 and professor in 2005 for international trade law; he teaches transport, trade and insurance law.

Alexander von Ziegler teaches international maritime, aviation, trade, transportation and insurance law at the law faculty of the University of Zurich. For many years he has also been part of the faculty of the LLM programme of the University of Zurich in the field of international trade and commercial law. He is a regular guest lecturer for many foreign universities. He has authored numerous publications in his fields of specialisation.

WWL says: Alexander von Ziegler is “exceptional and a go-to for aviation work” say peers, who commend his “long-standing experience” handling claims arising from major accidents. 

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Aviation which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Insurance & Reinsurance: Lawyers

Alexander von Ziegler is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution group in Zurich and he also heads the firm's trade and transport group, as well as the insurance practice group. He has specialised in all aspects of trade and transportation, including maritime and aviation law. As a specialist in the field of insurance and reinsurance law, he advises national and international insurers in high-profile defence or cover disputes and regulatory issues.

Alexander von Ziegler has authored numerous publications in his fields of specialisation. He has served as secretary general of the International Union of Marine Insurance (1992–1997) and secretary general to the Comité Maritime International (1996–2003). In 2018, he attained his accreditation as mediator SKWM, SAV and CEDR.

Alexander von Ziegler teaches international maritime, aviation, trade, transportation and insurance law at the law faculty of the University of Zurich. For many years he has also been part of the faculty of the LLM programme of the University of Zurich in the field of international trade and commercial law. He is a regular guest lecturer for many foreign universities. He has authored numerous publications in his fields of specialisation.

After graduating from the University of Zurich School of Law in 1981, Alexander obtained a Master of Laws from Tulane University, New Orleans (maritime law programme, LLM in admiralty) in 1984. He was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 1988 after joining Schellenberg Wittmer and became a partner in 1993.

WWL says: Alexander von Ziegler is an "excellent insurance practitioner, particularly on the claims side", say sources.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Insurance & Reinsurance which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Insurance & Reinsurance

Alexander von Ziegler is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution group in Zurich and he also heads the firm's trade and transport group, as well as the insurance practice group. He has specialised in all aspects of trade and transportation, including maritime and aviation law. As a specialist in the field of insurance and reinsurance law, he advises national and international insurers in high-profile defence or cover disputes and regulatory issues.

Alexander von Ziegler has authored numerous publications in his fields of specialisation. He has served as secretary general of the International Union of Marine Insurance (1992–1997) and secretary general to the Comité Maritime International (1996–2003). In 2018, he attained his accreditation as mediator SKWM, SAV and CEDR.

Alexander von Ziegler teaches international maritime, aviation, trade, transportation and insurance law at the law faculty of the University of Zurich. For many years he has also been part of the faculty of the LLM programme of the University of Zurich in the field of international trade and commercial law. He is a regular guest lecturer for many foreign universities. He has authored numerous publications in his fields of specialisation.

After graduating from the University of Zurich School of Law in 1981, Alexander obtained a Master of Laws from Tulane University, New Orleans (maritime law programme, LLM in admiralty) in 1984. He was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 1988 after joining Schellenberg Wittmer and became a partner in 1993.

WWL says: Alexander von Ziegler is “one of the most important lawyers in insurance and reinsurance”, according to sources, who highlight his particular expertise in regulatory matters and coverage disputes.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Transport

Alexander von Ziegler is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution group in Zurich and he also heads the firm's trade and transport group, as well as the insurance practice group. He has specialised in all aspects of trade and transportation, including maritime and aviation law. As a specialist in the field of insurance and reinsurance law, he advises national and international insurers in high-profile defence or cover disputes and regulatory issues.

Alexander von Ziegler has authored numerous publications in his fields of specialisation. He has served as secretary general of the International Union of Marine Insurance (1992–1997) and secretary general to the Comité Maritime International (1996–2003). In 2018 he attained his accreditation as mediator SKWM, SAV and CEDR.

Alexander von Ziegler teaches international maritime, aviation, trade, transportation and insurance law at the law faculty of the University of Zurich. For many years he has also been part of the faculty of the LLM programme of the University of Zurich in the field of international trade and commercial law. He is a regular guest lecturer for many foreign universities. He has authored numerous publications in his fields of specialisation.

After graduating from the University of Zurich School of Law in 1981, Alexander obtained a Master of Laws from Tulane University, New Orleans (maritime law programme, LLM in admiralty) in 1984. He was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 1988 after joining Schellenberg Wittmer and became a partner in 1993.

WWL says: Alexander von Ziegler enjoys a strong reputation for his outstanding work handling complex insurance matters across both the aviation and shipping sectors. 

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

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