Legal 500 Litigation, Next Generation Partners 2022

“Stefan is an excellent litigator with outstanding legal and tactical skill. At the same time, he follows a very hands-on approach and is always a pleasure to work with."”

WWL Arbitration Global Leader 2022

“Stefan is a shooting star in international arbitration" & "His excellent work is only preceded by his reputation”

WWL Arbitration Global Leader 2023

“Mr Leimgruber is one of the leading young lawyers in international arbitration”

WWL Commercial Litigation 2022

“Stefan Leimgruber is a favourite among peers and clients alike, who describe him as "an extremely thorough dispute strategist".”

WWL Switzerland Arbitration National Leader 2022

“The "simply excellent" Stefan Leimgruber is "a well-connected and very knowledgeable lawyer" who provides "high quality services in a down-to-earth manner".”

WWL Switzerland Commercial Litigation, National Leader 2022

“Stefan Leimgruber is “a brilliant litigator” according to sources who praise his “incisive and exceptional legal expertise”.”

WWL Litigation 2020

“first choice lawyer to go for any banking related dispute”

Stefan Leimgruber

Angelina Cacho


Stefan Leimgruber is a Partner in our Dispute Resolution Group in Zurich. His practice focuses on domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration.


  • Represents parties before Swiss courts with a particular focus on banking and financial disputes, post-M&A and corporate litigation, interim measures and enforcement of foreign judgments
  • Acts as counsel and as arbitrator in international arbitrations, ad hoc and institutional, in particular in post-M&A and shareholder disputes as well as in disputes relating to joint ventures, license, purchase, and distribution agreements
  • Advises and represents sport federations, officials and athletes in sports law matters


Professional Experience
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Legal Secretary and Substitute Judge at the Zurich District Court
Education and Admission
Dr. iur., University of Lucerne
Bar Admission in Switzerland
lic iur., University of Zurich
Additional Professional Activities
  • Regular publications in his areas of specializations
  • Member of several professional associations, including IBA, ASA, DRI, AIJA, the Swiss and the Zurich Bar Association

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