Last Updated: 15 July 2019
is an independent international law firm with three senior partners, two partners, and 16 other members. With offices in Vaduz, Zurich and Vienna, and regular close collaboration with foreign law firms, the firm has excellent global links, enabling it to efficiently solve complex international ... cases. Institutional clients include banks, asset managers, fiduciary service providers, insurance companies, fund administrators and industrial companies, among others. The Arbitration & Litigation team represents clients in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings before all courts and authorities in Liechtenstein, and advises on the enforcement of foreign judgments.
has a dispute resolution team that consists of 12 lawyers. The firm’s main areas of civil litigation and arbitration are disputes in trust and foundation matters, asset tracing, asset protection, disputes in corporate matters, directors'/trustees' liability matters, insurance matters, disputes ... arising out of banking and finance transactions, and general commercial disputes. Besides advising its clients on the Liechtenstein aspects of multi-jurisdictional disputes, the dispute resolution team is also often engaged to co-ordinate the steps to be taken in other jurisdictions and the firm’s long-established working relations with foreign law firms and barristers is a great asset in this context. Most members of the dispute resolution team are qualified in multiple jurisdictions, which is another benefit in multi-jurisdictional disputes. Walch & Schurti is also renowned for its expertise in criminal law, which enables it to also handle all criminal law issues that sometimes arise during civil proceedings.