Nicolas Bracher

Dr. iur. | LL.M. | Attorney at law
Nicolas Bracher

Nicolas Bracher specializes in civil litigation. He represents both national and international clients in all kinds of civil proceedings in the entire field of commercial and business law. His forensic and advisory practice focuses on financial services (banking and insurance law) and inheritance law.

Nicolas Bracher has more than ten years of professional experience in civil and administrative judicature. He holds a doctorate in civil procedural law and received an LL.M. in insurance law from Queen Mary University of London in 2015.

Nicolas Bracher regularly has articles published in peer-reviewed journals and reference books on topics in his specialist areas. Occasionally, he also gives talks at conferences.



Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
Dufourstrasse 56
CH-8034 Zürich

  +41 58 958 58 58
Since 2019 Partner at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
2015 Queen Mary University of London (LL.M., Insurance Law)
2011-2018 Lawyer at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
2011 University of Basel (Dr. iur.)
2006-2011 Law Clerk at the High Court of the Canton of Zug
2004-2005 Research Assistant at the University of Zurich
2004 Admission to the Bar
2003-2004 Law Clerk at a district authority in Bern
2001-2003 Legal internships
2001 University of Bern (lic. iur.)
German, English, French
Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)

Swiss Liability and Insurance Law Association

Publications by Nicolas Bracher

Commentary on the contract of brokerage (Sections 412 - 418 CO), in: Marc Amstutz et al. (Hrsg.), Handkommentar zum Schweizer Privatrecht, 3. Auflage, Schulthess Verlag, Zürich 2016 (in German language).

Commentary on civil liability under the Federal Act against Unfair Competition (Section 9 "UWG"), in: Willi Fischer/Thierry Luterbacher (Hrsg.) Haftpflichtkommentar, Kommentar zu den schweizerischen Haftpflichtbestimmungen, Zürich 2015 (in German).

Third Party's duties to cooperate and rights to refuse cooperation in the taking of evidence under the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure ("Mitwirkungspflichten und Verweigerungsrechte Dritter bei der Beweiserhebung im Zivilprozess"), Helbing & Lichtenhahn Verlag, Basel 2011 (in German).

Zurich office

Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
Dufourstrasse 56
CH-8034 Zürich

Zug office

Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
Metallstrasse 9
CH-6300 Zug


Tel.: +41 58 958 58 58
Fax: +41 58 958 59 59

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