Stefano Fornara
lic. iur. Attorney at Law, CAS Civil Litigation, Notary

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Stefano Fornara represents parties in international arbitrations under the major institutional rules and in ad-hoc proceedings, and often acts as arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations. He is a committee member of the Gruppo Arbitrato della Svizzera Italiana and a member of the Club Espanõl del Arbitraje. He also regularly represents clients before Swiss state courts in commercial as well as in employment law litigation procedures. He acts for various medium-sized and larger companies and their executive management, advising them on all legal matters related to their daily operations, in particular contractual matters and employment law. He advises private clients and HNWI on estate and succession planning and, as a public notary, he also gives advice and provides services in all notarial matters.

Stefano Fornara regularly teaches employment law at the Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana (“CAS Diritto del lavoro”) and at the Camera di commercio, dell’industria, dell’artigianto e dei servizi del Cantone Ticino. He is co-author of the second edition of the “Commentario Pratico al Codice di diritto processuale civile svizzero (CPC)”, published in September 2017, dealing with Articles 1-51 (territorial jurisdiction and recusal) and Articles 353-399 (domestic arbitration).

Born in 1983, Stefano Fornara was educated at the University of Zurich (lic. Iur. 2007, magna cum laude). He was admitted to the Ticino Bar in 2009 and as Public Notary of the Canton Ticino in 2011. In 2012 he obtained a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Civil Litigation at the University of St. Gallen and Lucerne.

Before joining Walder Wyss, he practiced as attorney and public notary in a major Lugano law firm for eleven years, of which seven as managing partner.

Stefano Fornara is fluent in Italian, German, English, French and Spanish, and also speaks some Portuguese.

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Stefano Fornara
Direct phone: +41 58 658 44 23


Walder Wyss Ltd.
Via F. Pelli 12
P.O. Box 5162
6901 Lugano
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 40 00
Fax +41 58 658 59 59
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Stefano Fornara
lic. iur. Attorney at Law, CAS Civil Litigation, Notary

Stefano Fornara represents parties in international arbitrations under the major institutional rules and in ad-hoc proceedings, and often acts as arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations. He is a committee member of the Gruppo Arbitrato della Svizzera Italiana and a member of the Club Espanõl del Arbitraje. He also regularly represents clients before Swiss state courts in commercial as well as in employment law litigation procedures. He acts for various medium-sized and larger companies and their executive management, advising them on all legal matters related to their daily operations, in particular contractual matters and employment law. He advises private clients and HNWI on estate and succession planning and, as a public notary, he also gives advice and provides services in all notarial matters.

Stefano Fornara regularly teaches employment law at the Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana (“CAS Diritto del lavoro”) and at the Camera di commercio, dell’industria, dell’artigianto e dei servizi del Cantone Ticino. He is co-author of the second edition of the “Commentario Pratico al Codice di diritto processuale civile svizzero (CPC)”, published in September 2017, dealing with Articles 1-51 (territorial jurisdiction and recusal) and Articles 353-399 (domestic arbitration).

Born in 1983, Stefano Fornara was educated at the University of Zurich (lic. Iur. 2007, magna cum laude). He was admitted to the Ticino Bar in 2009 and as Public Notary of the Canton Ticino in 2011. In 2012 he obtained a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Civil Litigation at the University of St. Gallen and Lucerne.

Before joining Walder Wyss, he practiced as attorney and public notary in a major Lugano law firm for eleven years, of which seven as managing partner.

Stefano Fornara is fluent in Italian, German, English, French and Spanish, and also speaks some Portuguese.

Stefano Fornara
Direct phone: +41 58 658 44 23

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Via F. Pelli 12
P.O. Box 5162
6901 Lugano
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 40 00
Fax +41 58 658 59 59


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New counsel at Walder Wyss

We are pleased to announce that three new counsel Davide Cerutti, Stefano Fornara and Urs Hofer joined our firm as of 1st of January, 2019.

Davide Cerutti is mainly active in family law, property law, inheritance law, as well in medical law (civil liability, professional licences and human resources), lease law and debt and enforcement law/bankruptcy. His other areas of expertise are also employment law, corporate and commercial law and media and communication law. His strong background, made up of work and academic experiences, allows him a deep understanding of the needs of his clients. In the disciplines indicated, Davide Cerutti is active in consulting, litigation and as an arbitrator. He regularly gives conferences and he is the author of numerous publications in the fields of expertis.

Stefano Fornara represents parties in international arbitrations under the major institutional rules and in ad-hoc proceedings, and often acts as arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations. He also regularly represents clients before Swiss state courts in commercial as well as in employment law litigation procedures. He acts for numerous  medium-sized and larger companies and their executive management, advising them on various legal matters. He advises private clients and HNWI on estate and succession planning and, as a public notary, he also gives advice and provides services in all notarial matters.

Urs Hofer specialises in the regulation of financial services and financial institutions and the structuring, issuance, listing, trading and offering of financial instruments with a particular focus on asset management, derivatives and structured products and all types of open-end and closed-end collective investment schemes covering all asset classes and investor categories. Urs Hofer represents domestic and international fund management companies, asset managers, representatives of foreign collective investment schemes, distributors, banks, securities firms, insurance companies, pension funds and investment foundations before the Swiss regulatory authorities.


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