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Niklaus B. Müller
Partner
Dr. iur., Attorney at Law, LL.M.
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Assistant:
Franziska Lederer
Expertise
Niklaus Müller advises several firms and entrepreneurs but his practice focuses mainly on Litigation and Arbitration. For more than 25 years, Niklaus Müller has been acting for corporate and individual plaintiffs and defendants in all areas of national and international business law, including insolvency, debt enforcement and bankruptcy, contracts, corporations, Directors & Officers liability, patents, but also labor law and inheritance law. In these areas, Niklaus Müller also acts in ad hoc and institutional arbitration proceedings (in English, French and German) as counsel or arbitrator.
 
Niklaus Müller served on the Creditors’ Committee in several major insolvency proceedings. He is currently acting as deputy liquidator of “Swissair” Swiss Air Transport Company Ltd. in debt restructuring liquidation.
Career
1970-1971 Studies of law, University of Lausanne
1971-1977 Studies of law, University of Berne
1977 Fürsprecher (Admitted to the Bar, Canton of Berne)
1977-1979 Assistent to Prof. Dr. Hans Merz, University of Berne
1979 Dr. iur., University of Berne
1979-1980 Post graduate studies, University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall)
1980LL.M., University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall)
1980 Summer Associate, Hogan & Hartson, Washington, D.C.
1981-1985 Associate attorney, Bär & Karrer, Zurich
1985-1987 Associate attorney, Haymann & Beglinger, Zurich
1987Attorney, HMP Zurich
since 1988Partner, HMP Zurich

Languages
German, English, French
Memberships / Boards
Zurich Bar Association
Swiss Bar Association
International Bar Association
ASA Swiss Arbitration Association
INSOL Europe
INGRES Swiss Institute for interllectual property
American Society of International Law
ifa International Fiscal Association