Dr. iur. Hans Nigg

Attorney at Law, Partner

+41 43 443 00 93

Hans Nigg

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Practice Areas

Liability and insurance law; contracts and company law; representation of parties in litigation and arbitration; consulting in claims management


Legal studies at the University of Zurich, doctoral dissertation awarded the Professor Walter Hug Prize


Legal research assistant; law clerk, including at the Cantonal Supreme Court in Zurich. Substantial experience in the insurance industry: domestically as claims counsel and head of the commercial claims department at the Head Office of Winterthur Insurance; internationally as worldwide head of commercial claims for Winterthur International and XL Global Risk as well as Chief Claims Officer for Continental Europe/ROW for XL Insurance Company Ltd.


Member of the Zurich Bar Association, Swiss Association of Commercial Judges and the Swiss Society for Liability and Insurance Law.


Numerous publications in the fields of liability, insurance and company law.


Representation of parties before all Swiss courts and official bodies, registered with the Attorney Registry of the Canton of Zurich.

Zinnengasse 1, CH-8021 Zürich, phone +41 43 443 00 90, fax +41 43 443 00 91
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