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.
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.