• "one of the most extraordinary arbitrators of his generation"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "a leading figure"

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "concentrates on what's essential"

     

    Chambers Global 2016

  • "incomparable"

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "he concentrates on what's essential."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "one of the most sought after practitioners in the country"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2015

  • "impressive reputation in both arbitration and litigation"

     

    Chambers Global 2013

  • "he is outstanding – he wins every case we have"

     

    Chambers Global 2014

  • "a prominent player in the Swiss litigation market "

     

    Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "absolutely brilliant strategically"

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2014

  • "lauded for his exemplary work in disputes arising from complex M&A transactions"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "a brilliant litigator who knows how to play it in court"

     

    Client in Chambers Global 2013

  • "excellent both as counsel and as arbitrator"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2013

  • "number one, a key figure in the legal market and lauded for his amazing technical knowledge and abilities"

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2013

  • "exceptional level of technical skill"

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "tough and a good leader"

     

    Chambers Global 2016

 

 

 

Daniel Hochstrasser

Partner

Daniel Hochstrasser heads Bär & Karrer’s arbitration practice, concentrating on commercial litigation and international arbitration. He primarily focuses on representing parties in complex disputes arising from M&A transactions, industrial and infrastructure projects, banking and finance, as well as license agreements, particularly in the pharmaceutical field.

In addition, Daniel Hochstrasser is frequently chosen as a party-appointed arbitrator and chairman of international arbitrations. While many of these proceedings are conducted under the ICC or Swiss Rules, his experience also extends to the rules of other institutions and ad hoc arbitrations. He has published and lectured on arbitration and litigation in Switzerland and abroad. Since July 2015, he is a member of the ICC Court of Arbitration, Paris.

Languages

German, English, French

Curriculum

  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 1999)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (1993-1998)
  • Cornell University Law School: LL.M. (1993)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1991)
  • Law Clerk, Court of Appeals/Court of Cassation Zurich (1989-1992)
  • Law Clerk, District Court Affoltern (1987-1988)
  • Inhouse lawyer in French company (1986)
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur. (1986)

Memberships and Public Offices

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Ethics Court of the Zurich Bar Association (Standesgericht)
  • Member of the ICC Court of Arbitration
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the Swiss Arbitration Academy

Contact Details

Daniel Hochstrasser
Bär & Karrer AG
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8027 Zurich
Switzerland

T: +41 58 261 50 00
F: +41 58 261 50 01
daniel.hochstrasser@baerkarrer.ch

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Deals & Cases

15.06.2015
UBS AG Transfers its Retail & Corporate and Wealth Management Business Booked in Switzerland to UBS Switzerland AG more »
23.10.2014
Bär & Karrer Successfully Represents a Major Pharmaceutical Company in Swiss Federal Supreme Court Case more »
10.03.2014
Bär & Karrer Successfully Represents a Major Pharmaceutical Company in ICC Arbitration more »
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Publications

Modification of the ICC Rules of Arbitration, Bär & Karrer Briefing November 2016 … Download »
Arbitration in Switzerland - Lexology Navigator Q&A, Lexology 2016, www.lexology.com …
The Arbitral Tribunal's Duties to Ensure Fair and "Ethical" Proceedings, Festschrift für Siegfried H. Elsing zum 65. Geburtstag, Frankfurt am Main 2015, p. 193-209
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Speaking Engagements

Der Einbezug von Dritten in ein internationales Zivilverfahren Der Einbezug von Dritten in ein internationales Zivilverfahren, 2. Tagung zum In … more »
Types of Interim Measures and Condition for Granting of Interim Measures Types of Interim Measures and Condition for Granting of Interim Measures, Semina … more »
Local Courts Dealing with International Disputes Local Courts Dealing with International Disputes, AIJA Annual Congress (Organize … more »
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