Harold Frey

Partner, Head of Litigation and Arbitration
Attorney at Law, LL.M.


German, English

Contact Details

Zurich Office


Harold Frey leads the Litigation and Arbitration practice of Lenz & Staehelin in Zurich. He has represented clients in numerous international arbitrations as well as in litigation proceedings before Swiss courts. Matters included a wide range of legal issues (such as joint venture, M&A, licensing and general contract law disputes) and industries (such as telecom, pharmaceutical, industrial and construction). Harold Frey also sits as arbitrator.

Legal 500 described him as "outstanding" (2011 ed.) and ranked him as a leading lawyer in Switzerland in both litigation and arbitration for the last seven years. Chambers Global recognized him as "very bright and skilled" with "a perfect feeling for the needs of the client" (2012 ed.), "extremely gifted" (2013 ed.) and a "very good operator" who "handles his cases well" (2015 ed.). Clients describe him as a "top litigator: very careful, meticulous and experienced. He writes excellent briefs and is a pleasure to work with" (Chambers Europe 2017). Harold Frey is one of three Swiss dispute resolution practitioners included in the newly published "Legal 500 Hall of Fame" who have received constant praise by clients for continued excellence and for being "at the pinnacle of the profession".

Practice Areas

International Arbitration, Litigation, Investigations, International Legal Assistance, Sports


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