Daniel Tunik Partner, Head of Litigation
Attorney at Law, LL.M.

Daniel Tunik

Partner, Head of Litigation
Attorney at Law, LL.M.
+41 58 450 70 00
daniel.tunik@lenzstaehelin.com
Geneva
Route de Chêne 30
CH-1211 Geneva
www.lenzstaehelin.com
  • Expertise

    Daniel Tunik is a partner in our Litigation and Arbitration group based in Geneva, and active in both court litigation and international arbitration. His work covers all forms of commercial disputes, notably in the banking sector. He is also frequently involved in white collar crime matters, employment disputes and insolvency law.

  • Practices

  • SECTORS

  • Professional Experience and Education

    and Education

    2001Partner at Lenz & Staehelin
    1995Joined Lenz & Staehelin
    1994Admission to Geneva Bar
    1992Admission to New York Bar
    1992Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M.)
    1991Geneva Graduate Institute for International Studies (Diploma of Higher Studies)
    1990University of Geneva (lic. iur.)
  • Specialist Areas

    Litigation and Arbitration, General Civil Litigation, Employment Law, Bankruptcy and Debt Collection, White Collar Criminal Litigation, Enforcement of Foreign Judgements and Awards, International Legal Assistance in Civil, Criminal and Administrative Matters, IP Litigation, Investigations
  • Languages

    French, English, Spanish, German
  • Memberships

    Geneva Bar Association (OdA), Swiss Lawyers Federation (FSA, Member of the Committee of the Anti-Money Laundering Self Regulated Organisation)
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    • Tunik Daniel, The Banking Litigation Law Review - Switzerland, in: The Law Reviews, 3rd edition, December 2019, 120-129
    • Burkhardt Martin, Oural Miguel, Tunik Daniel, Müller Dominique, Litigation 2019 - Switzerland, in: Chambers Global Practice Guide, 2019
    • Tunik Daniel, The Banking Litigation Law Review 2018, in: The Law Reviews, 2nd ed., Sept 2018, 149-157
    • Tunik Daniel, Suite du feuilleton des rétrocessions dans le domaine bancaire et financier : le juge pénal fera- t-il son apparition dans le prochain épisode ?, in: Regards de marathoniens sur le droit suisse, Editions Slatkine, Genève 2015, 427-438
    • Luginbühl Tanja, Tunik Daniel, Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2013 - Switzerland, in: The International Comparative Legal Guide 2013, 228-235
    • Tunik Daniel, Honoraires d'avocat et blanchiment d'argent, in: Anwaltsrevue, 3/2009, 115-118, FSA/SAV
    • Tunik Daniel, L`exécution en Suisse de mesures provisionnelles étrangères: un état des lieux de la pratique, in: SJ 2005, 275-331
    • Tunik Daniel, The protection of banks or credit providers in a Swiss bankruptcy : How secure can a secured creditor be?, in: Global Insolvency & Restructuring Yearbook 2004/05, Euromoney Yearbooks, 150-153
    • Tunik Daniel, Directors' Liabilities in case of Insolvency - Switzerland Chapter, in: Sorensen (ed.), Kluwer Law International, 1999
  • Contact Details

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  • References

    He understands the situation quickly, makes proposals to suit the needs and always find a good way to present the arguments in court

    Chambers, 2021

    He is a high-profile civil and criminal litigator who excels in commercial matters.

    Who's Who Legal, 2021)

    He combines intellectual elegance, steadiness and powerful efficiency which makes him one of the best commercial litigators around.

    Who's Who Legal, 2021

    He knows what to expect from the other side.

    Chambers, 2020

    A go-to lawyer for commercial and banking disputes

    Who's Who Legal, 2020

He understands the situation quickly, makes proposals to suit the needs and always find a good way to present the arguments in court

Chambers, 2021

He is a high-profile civil and criminal litigator who excels in commercial matters.

Who's Who Legal, 2021)

He combines intellectual elegance, steadiness and powerful efficiency which makes him one of the best commercial litigators around.

Who's Who Legal, 2021

He knows what to expect from the other side.

Chambers, 2020

A go-to lawyer for commercial and banking disputes

Who's Who Legal, 2020

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