Daniel Hochstrasser, who left Bär & Karrer as a partner at the end of 2022, opens his own law firm, named Daniel Hochstrasser. The focus is on dispute resolution. The firm will be based in Zurich.
Before opening his own firm in January 2023, Hochstrasser was a partner at Bär & Karrer. From 2003 to 2021, he headed the firm’s dispute resolution department. He was a member of Bär & Karrer’s Executive Committee (2000-2006) and Senior Partner and President of the firm (2011-2021).
Hochstrasser has lectured at the Universities of Zurich and St. Gallen and has published and lectured widely on arbitration and litigation in Switzerland and abroad. He has been a member of the ICC Court of Arbitration in Paris, France, since July 2015 and Vice-Chairman since July 2021.
In March 2022, Daniel Hochstrasser was elected to the Board of Directors of Novartis.