Martin Burkhardt

Dr. iur., Attorney at Law, LL.M.


German, English, French

Contact Details

Zurich Office


Dr. Martin Burkhardt is a partner of Lenz & Staehelin. He is considered as a leading lawyer for commercial disputes. He advises and represents clients both before state courts and arbitral tribunals as well as in whatever ancillary or supplementary proceedings may be helpful for the clients to achieve their overall objectives, including interim measures, administrative or penal proceedings, as well as enforcement or asset recovery proceedings. His advice in defining and executing a legal strategy both in Switzerland and abroad is much sought after. He has extensive experience in financial services, investments and joint ventures, license, agency and distribution agreements, as well as corporate matters. His experience further includes pharma and medical, energy, media rights and disputes about complex family fortunes. "He is very calm, he is really good at negotiating, and in terms of defining a strategy, his way of dealing with things is great." (Chambers Europe 2018)

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation and International Arbitration, Private Clients, Tech Startups and Charities


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