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Name: Peter Ruggle
Jurisdiction: Switzerland
Practice Area: Commercial Law

Telephone: + 41 43 244 82 22
Fax: + 41 43 244 82 33

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Professional Biography:

We are fully committed to you. We think and act as entrepreneurs. Whether in legal advice, in a mediation or in a court representation we consider conflicts as an engine of development. Our core expertise is the handling of the disturbance factor conflict.

Our aim is the binding and viable agreement, the adequate contract, the satisfactory judgment, a high communication quality as well as restored relations among the participants.


  • Lawyer and partner in economic chancery in Zurich, since 1988
  • Lawyer patron of the Canton of Zurich, 1998
  • Legal Secretary, Chairman of the Arbitration Board, Substitute Judge at District Court Meilen, 1994-1998
  • Assistant to the Institute of Finance and Financial Law at the University of St. Gallen 1994
  • Lizentiat in Legal Sciences, University of St. Gallen, 1994

Areas of Practice:

  • Corporate and commercial law
  • Corporate finance
  • Banking and financial market law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Mediation

Languages: German, English, French

Publications: (selection)

  • Comment on the Swiss Code of Obligations, Basel 2014, Commentary on Art. 852 – 908
  • Basel Commentary on the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure, Basel 2013, Commentary on Articles 14, 70-72, 213-216, 218, 400, 401.
  • IBA e-book Mediation Techniques, London 2010 (Patricia Barclay, ed.), Confidentiality in Mediation – the Civil Law Tradition.
  • IBA e-book Mediation Techniques, London 2010 (Patricia Barclay, Ed.), After Mediation.
  • Cash Management under Swiss Law, French Association of Cash Managers (AFTE) 2003 Technical Guide on Centralized Cash Management in Europe, published by the European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT) (Co-Author), Paris September 2004

Memberships: (selection)

  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • ASA – Swiss Arbitration Association