Practices as Counsel and Attorney at Law in courts and arbitration courts with particular emphasis on international trade, contract law, corporate law, labour law and commercial law. Special know-how in the field of transport law, logistics and customs law. Extensive experience in ship financing.
Legal studies at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
Survey reports are an essential part of any claims handling process and an important factor in court proceedings. The Code on Civil Procedure provides for numerous clauses of admissible means of evidence. However, party assertions are not listed among these means of evidence. A recent Federal Supreme Court decision suggests that survey reports, at least if prepared by one party alone, could be considered as mere party assertions, thus rendering them useless in court.