Lukas Mathis is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. He focuses on international commercial arbitration and complex dispute resolution. Before joining NKF Lukas worked as a research assistant at Peter Hettich’s Chair for Public Economic Law at the University of St. Gallen as well as Executive Director of the University of St. Gallen’s Research Center for Information Law.


Lukas Mathis was inter alia involved with the following matters:

  • Representation of a blockchain wallet provider in a Swiss Rules Arbitration regarding a contractual dispute with a blockchain asset exchange
  • Representation of an Israeli plaintiff against its contractual counterparty in a EUR 15 million ICC arbitration related to the export of defense goods
  • Representation of a minority shareholder and former board member in a dispute against a listed European travel agent corporation
  • Representation of a leading European car manufacturer in disputes related to distribution agreements
  • Representation of a Georgian commodities company in its dispute against a Swiss domiciled commodities trader
2021 Admitted to the Bar, Attorney-at-law
2014 University of St. Gallen, M.A. HSG in Law
2011 University of St. Gallen, B.A. HSG in Law
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA)
  • ASA Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA below 40)
  • HSG Alumni
2021 Associate, Niederer Kraft Frey
2020 Junior Associate with a major business law firm in Switzerland
2018 Junior Associate, Niederer Kraft Frey
2015 Research Assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Peter Hettich for public economic law
2014 Executive Director at the Research Center for Information Law at the University of St. Gallen
2012 Research Assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Peter Hettich for public economic law




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