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Bar Admission: 2005
Office: Zurich
Languages: German, English

Contact

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

D +41 44 215 9317
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Michael Hess, LL.M.

Senior Associate, Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law

Contact

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

D +41 44 215 9317
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Michael Hess is a senior associate. His practice focuses on employment law as well as on international and domestic commercial litigation. He has acted as counsel and advised parties in a broad range of employment matters and in disputes involving general contract law, employment law, (re)insurance, mergers and acquisitions, unfair competition, white collar crime as well as public procurement law. He has represented and advised clients at all court levels in Switzerland.

Michael was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 2005 after graduating from University of St. Gallen School of Law in 2002 and a semester-exchange at the University of Neuchâtel. In 2010, he received a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in International Business Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). In 2017, he received a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Labor and Employment Law from the University of Zurich. Before joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Michael gained several years of professional legal experience working in a law firm specialising in public and private construction law, planning law and environmental law and subsequently in a local commercial law firm in St. Gallen.