Avocat, lic. iur., LL.M.
Peter Bürkli is counsel in the Basel office of Walder Wyss. He advises and represents clients both before state courts as well as national and international arbitral tribunals in particular in the area of corporate and commercial law including contract law and employment law. Peter Bürkli furthermore advises and represents clients regarding questions in the fields of life sciences, criminal law and administrative law.
Born in 1971, Peter Bürkli studied at the University of Basel (lic. iur. 2000) and at Columbia Law School (LL.M. 2004). Before joining Walder Wyss in 2019, Peter Bürkli was a research assistant with Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Kurt Seelmann at the University of Basel, worked as a trainee at a leading Swiss commercial law firm in Zurich and subsequently worked for several years as a self-employed attorney in a medium-sized law firm in Basel. In addition, he regularly lectured at various universities and colleges of higher education in the fields of criminal law, biomedical law and health law. Peter Bürkli was a member of the Basel Ethics Committee (EKBB) from 2008-2013 and has experience as a consultant and in conducting external administrative investigations in the areas mentioned above.
Peter Bürkli speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the bar registry of the canton of Basel-Stadt and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.