LALIVE strengthens its Litigation team with the appointment of Matthias Gstoehl to the partnership

18 April 2017

Matthias Gstoehl joins the firm as a partner based in the Zurich office. He specialises in complex, often multi-jurisdictional, proceedings, including asset recovery, fraud and white collar crime, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and awards, international mutual assistance, FINMA enforcement proceedings and bank insolvency.

His activity strongly focuses on banking and finance disputes. With first-hand experience in the financial sector, he handles complex cases requiring specialist knowledge in derivative instruments, hedge funds and other financial products. He also regularly acts for clients in contentious corporate, commercial and private client matters (primarily successions and trusts).

Matthias Gstoehl is a member of the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV), the International Bar Association (IBA), the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) and the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA). He is a frequent speaker and moderator at international conferences.

Matthias Gstoehl joins LALIVE from Nater Dallafior in Zurich, where he was a partner since 2012. Before this, he worked in derivatives structuring at two leading investment banks in London and Zurich (2006 – 2012) and for Bär & Karrer in Zurich and Froriep in Geneva.

Matthias Gstoehl studied law at the Universities of Vienna and Geneva (lic. iur 1998), and completed postgraduate studies in Finance at London Business School. He is fluent in German, English, French and Italian.

With his diverse practice and wealth of experience, Matthias Gstoehl’s appointment is key to the further strengthening of the firm’s growing litigation practice.

The firm wishes Matthias Gstoehl a warm welcome and wishes him every success in his new role.

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