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Bar Admission: Switzerland 1995
Office: Zurich
Languages: German, English, French, Italian

Contact

Peter Burckhardt, LL.M.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P.O. Box 2201
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 5283
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Peter Burckhardt, LL.M.

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Contact

Peter Burckhardt, LL.M.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P.O. Box 2201
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 5283
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Peter Burckhardt heads Schellenberg Wittmer's Dispute Resolution Group in Zurich, as well as the White-Collar Crime and Internal Corporate Investigations teams.

Peter Burckhardt has extensive experience in complex criminal, regulatory and civil litigation matters. He is highly recommended by legal directories. Chambers ranks him top for his white collar and investigations practice, describing him as a «deep thinker and good investigator» with a particular strength in «solving big-picture problems». Who's Who Legal praises him as the «undisputed first choice» for many clients, and rates his business crime defense and investigations practice as «world class».   

Peter Burckhardt is a member of various professional associations, including the Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations, the International Bar association (IBA), the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA), and the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA). He regularly publishes in his fields of specialization and speaks at international conferences.

Peter Burckhardt graduated from the University of Berne in 1995 and was admitted to the Bar that same year. He received an LL.M. degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1999. He previously served in various functions in the judiciary of the Canton of Berne, notably as criminal prosecutor and deputy judge in civil and criminal matters.

Recognitions

  • Chambers Europe (White Collar Crime)
  • Who's Who Legal (Business Crime, Investigations and Asset Recovery)
  • Legal500 (Litigation)
  • Expert Guides (White Collar Crime and Commercial Litigation)

All Awards and Recognitions