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Practice areas


  • University of Bern: Admission to the bar, Dr. iur.
  • University of Zurich: LL.M., postgraduate studies in international commercial law
  • Swiss Business Management Courses (SKU)
  • Certified Real Estate Manager, SVIT


Attorney at Law, PTT Legal Department, Bern
Head of the Legal Division, Swiss Post (1985)
Research associate for the Swiss Federal Council’s Service for Administrative Control, (Verwaltungskontrolle des Bundesrates, 1990)
Deputy Head of the Swiss Federal Council’s Service for Administrative Control (1991)
Legal Advisor and Secretary of the Board of Directors of BKW AG (1992)
General Secretary and Member of the Extended Group Executive of BKW Energie AG (2000)
Head of Project Management for the closure of the Mühleberg nuclear power plant (2014)
Positions on various boards of directors in Swiss energy supply companies

Recent Cases

  • Legal advice for energy supply companies, especially on issues of electricity market regulation, governance, and compliance
  • Consulting activities in particular in the areas of energy law, especially nuclear energy law, electricity sector law, power supply law, contract law, commercial and corporate law, stock exchange law, constitutional and administrative law
  • Management of and / or participation in projects with an interdisciplinary focus, notably for the purpose of acquiring, founding, divesting, and merging companies

Further information

Management of various large and complex projects
Member of various associations / unions


Rechtsfragen der Stilllegung von Kernanlagen und der Entsorgung der daraus stammenden radioaktiven Abfälle in der Schweiz unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der rechtlichen Sicherstellung der Finanzierung

Editions Weblaw, 2022
ISBN 978-3-03916-156-0

Die Leistungsstörung bei grenzüberschreitenden Stromhandelsverträgen unter Berücksichtigung des UN-Kaufrechts und der UNIDROIT-Principles

Schulthess, 2007
ISBN 978-3-7255-5347-1

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