Hansjörg Stutzer

Dr., MCIArb


Hansjörg Stutzer founded Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte together with André Thouvenin in 1983. He is specialized in arbitration (commercial-, investment treaty- and sport arbitration), corporate and commercial, telecommunication, joint ventures and interim management. In the last ten years Hansjörg has focused on arbitration where he acted as chairman, sole arbitrator, party-appointed arbitrator, counsel and co-counsel in over 160 international and domestic arbitrations under the rules of ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, CAS, Swiss Arbitration Centre, Vienna International Arbitral Centre, Zurich Chamber of Commerce, Slovak Arbitration Court and ad hoc.

Hansjörg Stutzer’s expertise in arbitration is recommended in several legal directories, including Chambers and Partners and Who’s Who Legal Arbitration. According to Chambers and Partners Global Hansjörg Stutzer is “an experienced dispute resolution practitioner – creative, fast, efficient and very reasonable” (2018). Chambers and Partners Global list Hansjörg Stutzer as ranked lawyer in the category arbitrator.

Professional Experience
Since 1983
Founding Partner, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich
Associate, Baker & McKenzie, New York
1978 – 1981
Associate, Homburger Achermann Müller & Heini, Zurich
1976 – 1978
Associate, Meister & Stickelberger, Zurich
1975 – 1976
Court clerk, District Court of Affoltern
Legal Education / Bar Admission
Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
University of Zurich, J.D. (Dr. iur.)
Admitted to the Bar
University of Zurich, Master of Law (lic. iur.)

German, English, French, Italian (read) and Spanish (read)

  • Swiss Arbitration Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • London Court of International Arbitration
  • Miami International Arbitration Society
  • DIS The German Institution of Arbitration
  • Zurich and Swiss Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
  • CBar – Brazilian Arbitration Committee
  • Club Español del Arbitraje


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