Urs Feller

Urs Feller
Office:
Mühlebachstrasse 6
8008
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 44 254 55 55
Fax:
+41 44 254 55 99

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Asset Recovery

Dr Urs Feller heads the litigation and arbitration team of Prager Dreifuss, one of Switzerland's leading firms for commercial law. After graduating in 1998 with a PhD in law (summa cum laude) from University in Zurich, he worked in first and second instance courts in Switzerland. He is admitted to practise throughout Switzerland (1999). In 2002, he was admitted as Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (not practising). Urs has been a partner with Prager Dreifuss Ltd since 2008.

He specialises in commercial and banking litigation with a focus on complex international cases. He frequently deals with asset recovery matters involving civil, criminal and bankruptcy proceedings, regularly related to white-collar crime and mutual legal assistance proceedings. He has assisted individuals, foreign entities and also several foreign states/foreign sovereign funds in the recovery of illicit funds. Urs Feller has first-hand experience when dealing with Swiss authorities such as the Attorney General's Office, the asset recovery task force of the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Federal Department of Justice, the Federal Criminal Court and the Federal Supreme Court. Moreover, Urs Feller has worked with non-governmental organisations and United Nations branches in repatriation cases.

Urs Feller recently co-authored articles in the leading commentary on the Swiss Civil Procedural Code. He is a member of the executive committee of the International Bar Association's litigation section (former vice chair). He is also a member of STEP and regularly advises clients on trusts, foundations and inheritance matters including disputes in that area.

WWL says: Urs Feller is a standout player in the asset recovery space and is highlighted by peers who are "impressed by his thoroughness, reactivity and pragmatism". 

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Who's Who Legal Asset Recovery: Lawyers

Dr Urs Feller heads the litigation and arbitration team of Prager Dreifuss Ltd, one of Switzerland's leading firms for commercial law. After graduating in 1998 with a PhD in law (summa cum laude) from the University in Zurich, he worked in first and second instance courts in Switzerland. He is admitted to practise throughout Switzerland (1999). In 2002, he was admitted as Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (not practising). Urs has been a partner with Prager Dreifuss Ltd since 2008.

He specialises in commercial and banking litigation with a focus on complex international cases. He frequently deals with asset recovery matters involving civil, criminal and bankruptcy proceedings, regularly related to white-collar crime and mutual legal assistance proceedings. He has assisted individuals, foreign entities and also several foreign states/foreign sovereign funds in the recovery of illicit assets. Urs has first-hand experience when dealing with Swiss authorities such as the Federal Attorney General's Office, the asset recovery task force of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, the Federal Department of Justice, the Federal Criminal Court and the Federal Supreme Court. Moreover, Urs has worked with non-governmental organisations and United Nations branches in repatriation cases.

Urs recently co-authored articles in the leading commentary on the Swiss Civil Procedural Code. He is a member of the executive committee of the International Bar Association's litigation section (former vice chair). He is also a member of STEP and regularly advises clients on trusts, foundations and inheritance matters including disputes in that area.

WWL says: Exceptional litigator Urs Feller is widely lauded by clients for his skill in the area. One comments: "Urs makes himself available to deal with issues as they arise and provides excellent advice."

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

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