Daniel Girsberger

Of Counsel
Prof. Dr. iur. | LL.M. | Attorney at law
Daniel Girsberger

Daniel Girsberger primarily handles international arbitration cases as an arbitrator and party representative and provides his services also as an expert and mediator.

Since the foundation of the Faculty of Law at the University of Lucerne in 2001, Daniel Girsberger has been a Professor of Swiss and Private International Law, Business Law, Procedural Law and Comparative Law. He also teaches Private International Law, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

Prior to his appointment to Lucerne, Daniel Girsberger taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Zurich since 1996. Prior to this, he acquired an LL.M. in Common Law Studies at Georgetown University in Washington D. C. and worked as a visiting researcher with a scholarship from the Swiss National Science Foundation. He is also a certified mediator of the Swiss Chamber of Commercial Mediation and the Swiss Bar Association.

Daniel Girsberger has been and still is a guest lecturer at various foreign universities, including the US, Brazil and Lithuania. He is a member of various international and scientific governing bodies and Vice President of the Swiss Association of International Law.



Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
Dufourstrasse 56
CH-8034 Zürich

  +41 58 958 58 58
  d.girsberger [SECURE E-MAIL - REWRITE MANUALLY] *at* wengervieli.ch
2001 University of Lucerne Full Professor (Ordinarius)
Since 1997 Partner / Of Counsel at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
1996 University of Zurich (Associate Professor)
1992-1997 Lawyer at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
1992 Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., Common Law Studies)
1991-1992 Foreign Associate, Wilmer Cutler & Pickering, Washington, D.C.
1989-1990 Lawyer at Staehelin & Hafter, Zurich
1989 University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
1987 Admission to the Bar
1994 University of Zurich (lic. iur.)
German, English, French, Spanish
Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)

Various arbitrator lists of arbitral institutions

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Publications by Daniel Girsberger

Zurich office

Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
Dufourstrasse 56
CH-8034 Zürich

Zug office

Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
Metallstrasse 9
CH-6302 Zug


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