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

Nicolas Bracher


Nicolas Bracher works as a lawyer both advising and litigating for companies and private individuals in private and commercial law. He focuses his practice on advising and litigating in financial services and insurance law as well as in inheritance and foundation law.

Nicolas Bracher is co-head of the Financial Services Practice Group at Wenger Vieli Ltd. He regularly publishes articles on liability issues in financial services law in academic publications and is also a speaker at conferences in this area. He is also a member of the boards of trustees of three charitable foundations.

“I 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: Getting the Deal Through - Appeals - 2018-2019.

  • 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).

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.)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Liability and Insurance Law Association
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Nicolas Bracher is an excellent private client lawyer.