Practices as Counsel and Attorney at Law in courts and arbitration courts with particular emphasis on international trade, contract law, corporate law, labour law and commercial law. Special know-how in the field of transport law, logistics and customs law. Extensive experience in ship financing.
Honorary Consul of the Republic of Malta,
Chairman of the Swiss Maritime Law Association.
Education: Legal studies at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
Professional Experience: Attorney at Law with KPMG Legal Basel (2000–2002); Attorney at Law with McGrigors, London (2002–2003); Head of KPMG Legal Basel (2003–2004); partner in a commercial law firm in Basel (2004–2010); since 2011: partner at ThomannFischer. Acted as a speaker in the IBA’s Maritime & Transport Committee, the KOLT Seminars on Transport Law (University of Lucerne) and at the ABB technical college in Baden.
Memberships: Basel Bar Association, Swiss Bar Association, International Bar Association, German Association of Transport Law, Legal Committee of the IVR, Transport Commission of the Basel Chamber of Commerce.
Publications: Author of various publications in the field.