Simon M. Hohler

LL.M., FCIArb, ArbP

Bahnhofplatz, 6300 Zug
+41 41 723 70 40

Klausstrasse 33, 8024 Zurich
+41 44 421 45 45


Simon Hohler specializes in advising and representing clients in commercial disputes as well as in contract law matters. In addition, he regularly acts as an arbitrator in arbitration proceedings and advises companies and individuals in commercial law matters.

His practice focuses in particular on domestic and international commercial arbitration and state court litigation as well as in enforcement and legal assistance matters. He frequently represents clients in disputes concerning contract and commercial law, construction law, insurance law, M&A transactions as well as debt enforcement and bankruptcy law.

Simon Hohler has been involved in numerous institutional arbitrations (e.g. Swiss Arbitration Centre, ICC, CAS and HKIAC) and ad hoc arbitrations where he advised parties or acted as counsel or arbitrator. He is co-chair of the ASA Local Group Central Switzerland and recognized by Who’s Who Legal as a “Future Leader” in arbitration. He is also an arbitrator on the arbitrator list of the VQF Financial Services Standards Association.

He has represented clients in various state court proceedings, including the obtaining and defending against interim measures, the freezing of assets as well as the enforcement of judgments. He is recognized by Who’s Who Legal as a “Thought Leader Global Elite – Commercial Litigation – Under 45” and a “National Leader – Switzerland – Commercial Litigation”.

He is registered in the attorney registry of the Canton of Zug.

Professional Experience
Since 2021
Counsel, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zug/Zurich
2016 – 2020
Associate, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich
2012 – 2016
Associate, Blum & Grob Attorneys at Law, Zurich
2010 – 2011
Clerk, Cantonal Court of the Canton of Zug
2009 – 2010
Junior Associate, Walder Wyss Attorneys at Law, Zurich
Foreign Intern, Alston & Bird, New York City
Legal Education
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
Swiss Arbitration Academy, Arbitration Practitioner (ArbP)
New York University School of Law, Master of Laws in International Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration (LL.M.)
Admitted to the Bar
Universities of Lucerne and Neuchâtel, Master of Law (MLaw)
Practice areas
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Administrative Proceedings
  • Liability and insurance law

German, English, French

  • Swiss Bar Association / Zug Bar Association
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) and ASA below 40
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Young ICCA)
  • ICC's Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF)
  • LCIA’s Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)
  • Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP)
  • DIS40


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