Rolf Schuler


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Rolf Schuler has been a Partner with Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte since 2019. Due to his former function as judge, Rolf is an acknowledged specialist in questions of domestic and international litigation and resolving of disputes. He has extensive and longstanding experience in bankruptcy proceedings, also as FINMA appointed bankruptcy liquidator and administrator. He further advises and represents his clients in white collar crime proceedings as well as in inheritance and employment matters.

His broad experience and knowledge in the aforementioned and related areas of expertise enables Rolf to comprehensively identify and meet the needs of his clients.

Professional Expertise
Since 2019
Partner, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich
2016 – 2019
Partner, Blum&Grob and Schuler Steiger Partner, Zurich
Since 2011
Lecturer at the University of Lucerne, “Master of Advanced Studies Economic
Crime Investigations (MAS ECI)”
Since 2010
Member of the Bar Examination Board of the Canton of Zurich
2009 – 2016
Partner, Altenburger LTD legal + tax (Zurich, Geneva and Lugano)
Secondment, Farrer & Co., London
2003 – 2008
Associate, Altenburger LTD legal + tax (Zurich, Geneva and Lugano)
2000 – 2003
Judge at the District Court of Zurich
1998 – 2000
Court Clerk with the District Court of Zurich and the High Court of Zurich
1996 – 1997
Junior Associate with a law firm in Zurich
Legal Education / Bar Admission
Admitted to the Bar
University of Zurich, Master of Law (lic. iur.)
Practice areas
  • Litigation
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • White Collar Crime
  • Employment & Migration
  • Inheritance, Estate and Asset Planning

German, English

  • Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • INSOL-EUROPE (International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals)
  • SchKG-Vereinigung (Association for Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law)
  • DACH – European Lawyers’ Society