Matthias Lerch

Matthias Lerch

Matthias Lerch

Matthias Lerch’s legal practice focuses on: national and international litigation and arbitration; mediation; enforcement proceedings and legal assistance matters; employment law; legal data protection matters; corporate governance and compliance; corporate and commercial law; the law on debt enforcement and bankruptcy; criminal law; advice on and drafting of contracts. Matthias Lerch also acts as arbitrator.


since 2017 Partner, Reichlin Hess AG, Zug
2017 Lecturer, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Art, Lucerne
2014-2017 Legal Counsel, maxon motor ag, Sachseln
2009 Swiss Arbitration Academy (Arbitration Practitioner Diploma)
2006-2014 Senior Associate, Pestalozzi Attorneys-at-law Ltd, Zurich
2006 University of Chicago Law School (LL.M.)
2003-2005 Attorney-at-law, Homburger Ltd, Zurich
2003 Admitted to the bar (Lucerne)
2002 Lecturer, TEKO Swiss Professional School, Lucerne
2001 University of Zurich (lic.iur.)

Rights of Audience / Registrations

All Swiss Courts
Member of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)



Matthias Lerch, Art. 219-242, in: Myriam A. Gehri et al. (editors), Code of Civil Procedure, Orell Füssli
commentary, 1. Ed., Zurich 2010;
Matthias Lerch and Thomas Rohner, Art. 344-347, in: Alexander Brunner et al. (editors), Code of Civil
Procedure, Dike commentary, 2. Ed., Zurich/St. Gall 2016;
Matthias Lerch and Thomas Rohner, Art. 1, 6, 7, II Protocol 1, in: Christian Oetiker et al. (editors), Lugano
Convention, Basel commentary, 2. Ed., Basel 2016;
Matthias Lerch and Lukas Rusch, Art. 53-60, in: Christoph Brunner (editor), UN-Sales law – CISG,
Staempfli hand-commentary, 2. Ed., Berne 2014.


Matthias Lerch, Recognition/Enforcement of Annulled Awards under special Consideration of the
Amsterdam Court of Appeals‘ Decision of April 28, 2009, SAA Selected Papers on International
Arbitration (2009/2010).

Bankruptcy, Corporate and Commercial, Mediation
English, French, German
Reichlin Hess AG Hofstrasse 1a CH-6300

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