Dr. Christian Hochstrasser

Attorney at Law


Dr. Christian Hochstrasser

Practices as Counsel and Attorney at Law in courts and arbitral tribunals, with particular emphasis on contract law, corporate and commercial law. Special know-how in the field of transport law, logistics and customs law.

Education: Legal studies at the University of Basel (lic. iur., 2008); 2011 Admission to the Bar; 2012 CAS Forensics; 2016 Dissertation on the subject of the role of the remuneration committee pursuant to the new regulations against excessive compensation.

Professional Experience: Research fellow/Scientific assistant to Prof. Dr. Peter Böckli; Legal internship at a major commercial law firm in Basel and the Criminal Court of Basel-Stadt; Employee at the legal service of a major Swiss insurance company (departement of occupational pension funds); lecturer for contract and corporate law at the Swiss Institute for Business Administration, Zurich; working at ThomannFischer as (Senior) Associate 2012-2019 and since 2020 as Partner.
Reserve Officer of the Swiss Armed Forces (Military Prosecutor).

Memberships: Basel Bar Association (co-founder and co-head expert group for transport and logistics law), Swiss Bar Association, Transport Law Commission of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA); Pro Iure; German Association of Transport Law.

Recommended by The Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal for Transport Law.

Publications: Dissertation “The Role of the Remuneration Committee Pursuant to the New Regulations Against Excessive Compensation”, 2016; Liability pursuant to Article 52 AHVG: Factual Executive Position and Boundaries of Liability, GesKR 2009, S. 246 ff. (together with Dr. Daniel Häring); The Appeal Procedure pursuant to the Constitution of the Roman-Catholic Church of the Canton of Basel-City, SJKR 17 (2012), p.107 ff.

Dr. Christian Hochstrasser