Daniel Eisele verfügt über mehr als 25 Jahre Berufserfahrung und hat Mandanten in mehr als 300 Streitigkeiten mit Parteien und Projekten aus mehr als 50 Ländern und auf allen fünf Kontinenten vertreten.

Er ist spezialisiert auf grosse und komplexe Rechtsstreitigkeiten, Schiedsgerichts- und Verwaltungs-, Straf- und andere Verfahren sowie auf die Verhandlung von Handelsverträgen und großen Unternehmenstransaktionen.

Daniel Eisele gewann 2014, 2015, 2016 und 2018 den ILO Client Choice Award für Litigation Switzerland. 2020 gewann er zudem die Auszeichnung Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year of Switzerland von Benchmark Litigation. Legal 500 klassifiziert ihn als Leading Individual in Litigation Switzerland. Chambers Global und Chambers Europe ernennen ihn zu einem führenden Anwalt für Litigation und Arbitration.


Daniel Eisele specialises in large and complex litigation, arbitration and administrative, criminal and other proceedings as well as in the negotiation of commercial contracts and large business transactions.

He won the ILO Client Choice Award – Litigation Switzerland in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018. Legal 500 2018 ranks him number 1 out of 8 Leading Individuals in Litigation Switzerland. Chambers Global 2018 and Chambers Europe 2018 name him a leading lawyer for both litigation and arbitration.

Highlights include:

  • Representing a Swiss client in a Swiss Rules arbitration proceeding against an Italian counterparty regarding a license agreement

  • Representing Swiss clients in a Post M&A dispute before Swiss civil courts against a pharmaceutical company

  • Representing a large European manufacturing company against a Swiss utility company before Swiss civil courts regarding purchase contracts

  • Representing Swiss clients as damaged parties in various criminal proceedings in Switzerland

  • Representing an Asian client against a German party in a Swiss Rules arbitration proceeding concerning a hotel project

  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Vaud Bar Association
  • Swiss Arbitration Association
  • Association Suisse de Droit du Sport
  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

Market Perception

  • Daniel Eisele "is the counsel you want to have on your side when it really matters," according to clients. He acts on a broad range of cases, including construction litigation, post-M&A disputes and class action proceedings. Clients additionally report: "He has strong legal knowledge and is tactically skilful."

    Chambers Global 2022 - Litigation
  • Daniel Eisele is noted for representing clients in commercial disputes, including in construction and post-M&A cases. One client states: "He is very experienced and pleasant to work with, and is able to handle complex international arbitration matters."

    Chambers Global 2022 - Arbitration
  • Daniel Eisele is 'highly convincing before the court,' according to clients.

    Chambers Global 2021
  • Daniel Eisele is a highly regarded, top-tier litigator, with an extensive roster of blue-chip clients. He has worked on many high-profile and complex cases, such as the FIFA case. He has exceptional advocacy and legal skills.

    Legal 500 2021 – Dispute Resolution: Litigation
  • He knows how to handle the most complex arbitration cases with a practical approach, has an extraordinary tactical sense and anticipation skills.

    Legal 500 2021 – Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
  • Daniel Eisele is one of the top experts in sports law in Europe.

    Legal 500 2021 – Sports Law
  • Daniel Eisele is a top litigation and arbitration expert with very broad professional experience. He has a very straightforward and credible demeanour, can quickly recognize and understand the most relevant aspects of a case, and is able to develop innovative and practical solutions.

    Legal 500 2021 – Dispute Resolution: Litigation

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