Brigitte Knecht’s practice focuses on domestic and international commercial disputes. She represents clients in state courts and arbitration proceedings. She also advises on contract law, corporate law and employment law. Brigitte’s expertise covers bankruptcy proceedings, white-collar crime and international judicial assistance.


  • Counsel to an international bank in the context of the misappropriation of client funds by a customer relationship officer; representing the bank in criminal and civil proceedings against the CRO and clients

  • Counsel to a defendant in a series of D&O claims brought by the liquidator in connection with the bankruptcy of one of the largest Swiss groups of companies

  • Counsel to a defendant in a complex international inheritance law dispute regarding account information from a Swiss bank

  • Counsel to a Swiss bank faced with a lawsuit in Switzerland brought by an alleged heir of a client of the bank

  • Counsel to a Swiss bank in a wealth management dispute involving criminal activities

  • IBA International Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association

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