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Lukas Rusch

Partner
Attorney at law, LL.M.

Loewenstrasse 1
8001 Zurich
Switzerland
T +41 44 217 92 12
lukas.rusch@pestalozzilaw.com

vCard CV (pdf) Publications list (pdf)

He is deeply knowledgeable and efficient; straight to the point.

Who's Who Legal, 2021

Lukas is a stellar arbitration lawyer with an outstanding commitment to client service.

Who's Who Legal, 2021

An exceptional, hard-working and client-focused lawyer.

Who's Who Legal, 2021

Lukas is contributing to Switzerland being an arbitration hot spot by being enthusiastic, dedicated and trustworthy.

Who's Who Legal, 2021

Lukas Rusch is partner and member of Pestalozzi’s litigation and arbitration group in Zurich. He acts as counsel in commercial arbitrations, both institutional and ad hoc, as well as in court proceedings. His practice further covers setting aside proceedings against arbitral awards, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, including attachment of assets, and contentious aspects of insolvency proceedings. He also acts as an arbitrator.

Career

2021
  • Partner at Pestalozzi
  • Regional Representative for DIS40 (German Arbitration Institution)
2019
  • Senior Associate at Pestalozzi
  • Vice-President of AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers) International Arbitration Commission
2013
  • Associate at Pestalozzi
  • Lecturer at University of St. Gallen
  • Bar admission: Switzerland
2012
  • Secondment at a leading global medical device company
2010
  • Junior Associate at Pestalozzi
  • Queen Mary, University of London: LL.M.
2009
  • Legal intern at WilmerHale, London
  • University of St. Gallen: M.A. HSG in Law
2008
  • Research and teaching assistant to Prof. Anne van Aaken at University of St. Gallen

Languages

German, English, French

Membership

  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • AIJA
  • DIS40 (German Arbitration Institution)
  • ASA Below 40
  • YIAG
  • Young ICCA
  • ICC YAF

Publications

Pestalozzi Arbitration Digest 2020: Overview of Swiss arbitration case law

Pestalozzi Arbitration Digest 2020: Overview of Swiss arbitration case law

By Lukas Rusch, Mercedes Chiabotti, Charlotte Rosenkranz, Myrtha Talirz: Pestalozzi Legal Update, August 2021
Early case assessment and investigations: reducing cost and risk

Early case assessment and investigations: reducing cost and risk

By Lukas Rusch: Legal Business Webinar, 17 Jun 2021
No requirement to repeat procedural acts after resignation of an arbitration (Swiss Federal Tribunal, decision 4A_332/2020)

No requirement to repeat procedural acts after resignation of an arbitration (Swiss Federal Tribunal, decision 4A_332/2020)

By Lukas Rusch, Florian Mohs, Irene Roethlisberger: Lexis®PSL, 14 May 2021
Joinder of Third Parties in International Arbitration - Recent Reforms and Developments

Joinder of Third Parties in International Arbitration - Recent Reforms and Developments

By Lukas Rusch: MAA Inaugural Speaker Series, 24 February 2021
Umgang mit Komplexität in Baustreitigkeiten (handling complexity in construction disputes)

Umgang mit Komplexität in Baustreitigkeiten (handling complexity in construction disputes)

By Lukas Rusch: DIS40 Webinar, 25 November 2020
Co-author Basler Commentary on Swiss Private International Law Act, article 179 (appointment of arbitral tribunal)

Co-author Basler Commentary on Swiss Private International Law Act, article 179 (appointment of arbitral tribunal)

By Lukas Rusch: Grolimund/Loacker/Schnyder (eds.), 4th ed., Basel 2020
Opening bankruptcy proceedings during COVID-19 pandemic

Opening bankruptcy proceedings during COVID-19 pandemic

By Lukas Rusch, Beat Mumenthaler, Alain Muster: International Law Office, London, 2020
Was tun, wenn die Produktion plötzlich stillsteht?

Was tun, wenn die Produktion plötzlich stillsteht?

By Lukas Rusch: Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 23 March 2020
Obtaining attachment on cryptocurrencies in Switzerland

Obtaining attachment on cryptocurrencies in Switzerland

By Lukas Rusch, Beat Mumenthaler, Alain Muster: International Law Office, London 2020
Parallel proceedings and third party claims in post-M&A disputes

Parallel proceedings and third party claims in post-M&A disputes

By Lukas Rusch: panelist at ASA below 40 Fall Seminar, The deal is closed – let the dispute begin! Post‐M&A disputes, 25 October 2019
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