Dieter Hofmann
lic. iur., Attorney at Law, Solicitor of England & Wales
Partner

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Dieter Hofmann heads the Litigation & Arbitration Team. His primary focus is dispute resolution in complex, mainly international cases, ranging from pre-litigation advice, representation of clients in court and in arbitration proceedings, coordination in cases involving multiple jurisdictions, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards and international legal assistance. He also sits as arbitrator in international arbitrations. He has considerable experience in complex disputes arising from directors’ liability, shareholders’ agreements, international contracts, engineering and construction projects, banking, finance and insurance, insolvency etc. He is Chair of the Zurich Bar’s Litigation Practice Group and has presented papers at major international conferences and published on litigation and arbitration in Switzerland and abroad.

Born in 1965, Dieter Hofmann studied law at Zurich University (lic. iur. 1991). He has worked as a District Court law clerk in Zurich and as an attorney with major law firms in Zurich and in London. In 1999, he was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (not practising).

Dieter Hofmann speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and is admitted to practise throughout Switzerland.

Contact
Dieter Hofmann
Direct phone: +41 58 658 56 90


Walder Wyss Ltd.
Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 58 58
Fax +41 58 658 59 59
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Dieter Hofmann Dieter Hofmann Dieter Hofmann Dieter Hofmann

Dieter Hofmann
lic. iur., Attorney at Law, Solicitor of England & Wales
Partner

Dieter Hofmann heads the Litigation & Arbitration Team. His primary focus is dispute resolution in complex, mainly international cases, ranging from pre-litigation advice, representation of clients in court and in arbitration proceedings, coordination in cases involving multiple jurisdictions, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards and international legal assistance. He also sits as arbitrator in international arbitrations. He has considerable experience in complex disputes arising from directors’ liability, shareholders’ agreements, international contracts, engineering and construction projects, banking, finance and insurance, insolvency etc. He is Chair of the Zurich Bar’s Litigation Practice Group and has presented papers at major international conferences and published on litigation and arbitration in Switzerland and abroad.

Born in 1965, Dieter Hofmann studied law at Zurich University (lic. iur. 1991). He has worked as a District Court law clerk in Zurich and as an attorney with major law firms in Zurich and in London. In 1999, he was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (not practising).

Dieter Hofmann speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and is admitted to practise throughout Switzerland.

Dieter Hofmann
Direct phone: +41 58 658 56 90

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 58 58
Fax +41 58 658 59 59


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Practice Areas Publications

Commentary on Article 27 Swiss Rules

by Dieter Hofmann and Oliver M. Kunz
in: Manuel Arroyo (Editor[s]), "Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide"
The Hague 2013




New Rules on International Arbitration

by Dieter Hofmann
in: "For The Defense" May 2012, pp. 12–15


IBA Rules of Evidence – Commentary on the IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration

co-authored by Tobias Zuberbühler, Christian Oetiker, Thomas Rohner and Dieter Hofmann
Zurich 2012


Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Switzerland

co-authored by Dieter Hofmann and Oliver M. Kunz
in: "Getting the Deal Through"
London 2011, pp. 120–125




Kommentar zu Art. 5 und Art. 38-52 des Lugano-Übereinkommens(Commentary on Art. 5 and Art. 38-52 of the Lugano Convention on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement in Civil and Commercial Matters)

co-authored by Dieter Hofmann and Oliver M. Kunz
in: "Basler Kommentar zum Lugano-Übereinkommen"
Basel 2011



Kommentar zu Art. 257 der Schweizerischen Zivilprozessordnung ('Rechtsschutz in klaren Fällen')(Commentary on Art. 257 of the Swiss Civil Procedure Code ('Legal Remedy in Clear Cases'))

by Dieter Hofmann
in: "Basler Kommentar zur Schweizerischen Zivilprozessordnung"
Basel 2010



The International Commercial Arbitration Court (ICAC) at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation

co-authored by Dieter Hofmann and Maxim Kulkov
in: "Institutional Arbitration – Tasks and Powers of different Arbitration Institutions"
Zurich 2009, pp. 192–215





Arbitration Clauses Proposed by the EU Commission in Antitrust and Merger Procedures – Current Approach and Deficiencies

co-authored by Dieter Hofmann and Oliver M. Kunz
in: Tobias Zuberbühler / Christian Oetiker (Editor[s]), "Practical Aspects of Arbitrating EC Competition Law"
Zürich 2007, pp. 149–186



How to take evidence in Switzerland and not be arrested

co-authored by Dieter Hofmann and Jonathan Wheeler
in: "International Commercial Litigation" July 1998


Curriculum Vitae PDF