Jodok Wicki is involved in international arbitration matters as counsel and arbitrator throughout Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe. He was involved more than 20 complex international arbitration proceedings, as lead counsel and advisor under major arbitration rules, such as ICC, SCAI, UNCITRAL and in ad-hoc arbitrations, and in a large number of complex disputes settled directly between the parties or pending before state courts or administrative authorities. Jodok Wicki served as arbitrator as Chairman, Sole Arbitrator and as Co-Arbitrator.
Since admitted to the bar in 1994, he worked in Zurich, and in 1996 and 1997 as a foreign associate with law firms in New York and in Sydney. Jodok Wicki is Managing Partner of CMS in Switzerland and was head of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group of CMS Switzerland for more than 10 years. He is also active in the lead of the Litigation Practice Group of CMS.
His clients are from the financial and insurance industry, advisory business, and from a range of industries. Qualified as a Certified Specialist of the Swiss Bar Association for Torts and Insurance Law, he also has in-depth knowledge of the insurance sector. Clients state that “He is a highly capable, methodical and fast lawyer with great skills.”
Jodok Wicki is recognized by Chambers Europe and by Legal 500 for dispute resolution, and listed by Who’s Who Legal as a leading lawyer for Insurance and Reinsurance, as well as Product Liability.
“Before starting the legal practice, I had a successful sports career as helmsman in Olympic sailing. During that time I learnt the importance of going the extra mile in order to succeed. It is the voluntarism I learnt then which now benefits and is appreciated by my clients.”
“I value Jodok’s legal and strategic thinking. He does not limit his counselling to the legal aspects of a claim. Where appropriate he highlights non-legal aspects such as strategic and business considerations as well.”
“According to respondents, Jodok Wicki is ‘very efficient, offers clear and precise counsel, and always goes the extra mile.”
(Who’s Who Legal, Switzerland 2017)
- Fallstricke des Replikrechts im Zivilprozess – eine Replik, AJP/PJA, 04/2017
- Recognition of Foreign Civil Judgement in Switzerland, in: International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Business Litigation Committee Newsletter, January 2016
Fallstricke des Replikrechts im Zivilprozess und Lösungsvorschläge de lege ferenda, AJP/PJA, 07/2013
- Anmerkungen zum Urteil des Obersten Griechischen Gerichtshofs vom 8. Juli 2009 (Areios Pagos, 8. Juli 2009, Rs. 1738/2009 – unveröffentlicht) (GR) (Comments on a decision by the Greek Supreme Court (Areios Pagos, 8 July 2009, Rs. 1738/2009 – unpublished) (GR) on the consumer qualification of a bank customer), AJP/PJA, 11/2010
- Vorvertragliche Schiedszuständigkeit (Pre-contractual arbitral jurisdiction), ASA Bull., S. 236 ff., 02/2009
Sanierung gescheitert – Rückerstattung der Honorare der Revisionsstelle und von Beratern: TREX Der Treuhandexperte, 02/2009
Section of Antitrust Law, chapter XII on Switzerland, Obtaining Discovery Abroad, 2nd edition: Publication of the American Bar Association, 2005, 02/2009
Thesis on market making and price manipulation of own shares of listed stockbrokers (Market Making und Kurspflege kotierter eigener Aktien durch Effektenhändler): 2001