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

Nicolas Bracher


Nicolas Bracher is a civil litigator. He represents national and international clients in all types of civil proceedings in the field of commercial and business law. The focus of his forensic and advisory activities is on financial services and the law of succession.

Nicolas Bracher is head of the Dispute Resolution practice group at Wenger Vieli Ltd. He has authored several academic publications on litigation law and liability issues in financial services law. He is also a member of the boards of trustees of several foundations.

“I have worked for courts and an administrative judicial authority for over seven years and therefore know the processes and functioning of the judiciary well from my own experience. This helps me to efficiently represent the interests of my clients.“

Nicolas Bracher speaks German, English and French.

Nicolas Bracher


Further publications by Nicolas Bracher

  • Switzerland Chapter, in: Lexology In-Depth, Banking Litigation (Former: The Banking Litigation Law Review), 2021-2023

  • Switzerland Chapter, in: Getting the Deal Through - Appeals - 2018-2019.

  • 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).

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 Court 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.)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Liability and Insurance Law Association
The Legal 500Leaders League

I used to work with Peter Altorfer, Marco Cereghetti and Nicolas Bracher whom I very much respected for their broad knowledge of banking matters as well as excellent litigators when it came to a case.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2023

The collaboration with Nicolas Bracher is very efficient. High quality of services.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2022

Nicolas Bracher is showing a high level of engagement in the cases he is working on.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2022