Roman Huber


Admission :

Switzerland, 2008

Nationality :


Languages :

English , French , German


Stampfenbachplatz 4
P.O. Box 212
8042 Zurich

Contact :

+41 58 105 21 00 +41 58 105 21 60

Roman Huber joined LALIVE in 2019. He specializes in domestic and cross border commercial and criminal litigation, representing clients before all Swiss courts at all stages of the dispute resolution process with a special focus on disputes in a wide range of sectors including banking, IT, and life sciences. He regularly acts in complex proceedings before state courts and arbitral tribunals and advises clients on various contractual issues in the pre-litigation phase.

In addition, he has wide experience in large-scale internal investigations relating to white collar crime and regulatory issues, representing clients in investigations by Swiss and foreign authorities, including U.S. authorities. His practice also covers compliance, international mutual legal and administrative assistance proceedings, anti-money laundering and anti-bribery.

Roman Huber regularly publishes and speaks at conferences on his areas of specialisation. He is a member of the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV), the International Bar Association (IBA), the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and ASA below 40.

Prior to joining LALIVE, Roman Huber practiced as an attorney for Bär & Karrer (2008-2011 and 2013-2019). During this time, he also completed a secondment at Novartis International AG (Group Legal) in Basel. He also worked for the Chair of Private Law Prof. Dr. Dominque Jakob M.I.L. (Lund) at the University of Zurich (2007-2008) and completed his Ph.D. (magna cum laude) with a study on dispute resolution clauses in trust instruments from a Swiss law perspective in 2013. He has an LL.M. from the University of New South Wales (Sydney), where he won the Dean’s Award for Best Performance in International Commercial Arbitration in 2011 and holds a Masters degree in Law from the University of Lucerne (summa cum laude).


Trust Arbitration in Switzerland

Roman Huber, Tina Wüstemann, 2016

In: Arbitration of Internal Trust Disputes: Issues in National and International Law, S.I. Strong and A. Molloy (eds.), Oxford University Press

Anti-corruption & Bribery in Switzerland − A structured guide to anti-corruption and bribery in Switzerland

Roman Huber, Andreas D. Länzlinger, 2016


Gerichtsstands- und Schiedsgerichtswahl in trustrechtlichen Angelegenheiten − Unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der schweizerischen Rechtslage

Roman Huber, 2013

Diss., Schulthess Zurich

Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen für NPO in der Schweiz

Roman Huber, Prof. Dr. Dominique Jakob, 2010

In: Helmig/Lichtsteiner/Gmür (eds.), Der Dritte Sektor der Schweiz, Länderstudie zum Johns Hopkins Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project (CNP), Haupt Berne, p. 99-143