Daniel Eisele has more than 25 years professional experience and has represented clients in more than 300 disputes involving parties and projects from more than 50 countries and on all five continents.

He is specialized in large and complex litigation, arbitration and administrative, criminal and other proceedings, investigations as well as in the negotiation of commercial and employment contracts as well as large business transactions.

Daniel Eisele won the Client Choice Award of Lexology for Litigation Switzerland in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2020. In 2020, he also won the award Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year of Switzerland by Benchmark Litigation. Legal 500 ranks him as Leading Individual in Litigation Switzerland. Chambers Global and Chambers Europe name him a leading lawyer for both litigation and arbitration.

Experience

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

He won the Client Choice Award of Lexology for Litigation Switzerland in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2020. Legal 500 ranks him as Leading Individual in Litigation Switzerland. Chambers Global and Chambers Europe name him a leading lawyer for both litigation and arbitration. Benchmark Litigation Europe considers him a Dispute Resolution Star.

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 a leading, experienced litigation practitioner who works efficiently and pragmatically, with a creative mind.

    Legal 500 2020 - Dispute Resolution: Litigation
  • Daniel Eisele is a disputes lawyer with exceptional legal and tactical skills who has an unmatched ability to see the big picture and to present a case.

    Legal 500 2020 - Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
  • Clients describe him as “calm in hectic situations, to the point and user-friendly.”

    Chambers Global 2020 - Dispute Resolution
  • “Clients highlight his ‘broad legal knowledge and extraordinary tactical skills.’”

    Chambers Global 2019
  • Daniel Eisele is an “exceptional tactician”.

    Legal 500 2019
  • “Clients also recommend ‘trusted contract adviser and prestigious litigator’ Daniel Eisele”.

    Legal 500 2019
  • Daniel Eisele is an “experienced litigator”.

    Legal 500 2018
  • Daniel Eisele is an “outstanding strategist”.

    Legal 500 2018
  • The “pragmatic and tactical” Daniel Eisele is recommended.

    Legal 500 2018
  • Clients comment on his “excellent negotiating,” describing him as “solution-oriented, effective and
    economical.”

    Chambers Global 2018

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