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 '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
  • 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

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