David Liatowitsch

David Liatowitsch

lic. iur., LL.M., Attorney

+41 58 881 02 30
Usteristrasse 12, P. O. Box 1172, CH-8021 Zurich

Expertise & industries
  • Litigation / Arbitration
  • Insolvency - economic crisis
  • Art law
  • German
  • English
  • Italian

About David Liatowitsch

David Liatowitsch represents clients in litigation proceedings before Swiss courts and in international arbitration proceedings (ICC, Swiss Rules, ad hoc) in commercial, contract and corporate law disputes as well as in debt enforcement and bankruptcy matters, including the freezing of assets and the enforcement of awards. His preferred area of practice is the resolution of commercial disputes, with a focus on turnkey contracts, M&A transactions, joint ventures and financial services. In addition, he advises institutional collectors, museums and galleries in art law matters and matters related to inheritance and charitable foundation law and appears as a speaker on related topics.

Before joining burckhardt Ltd he worked with a Zurich based commercial law firm for six years and as an In-house counsel with a Big Four accounting firm for one year.

He is a co-founder of the NYU International Arbitration Association and a member of PAIAM (Professional Advisors to the International Art Market).

He studied law at the University of Zurich with an exchange at the University Luiss Guido Carli, Rome (lic. iur. 2006). After interning with the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris (2007) he was admitted to the Zurich bar (2009). In 2010 he obtained an LL.M. from New York University and in 2014 a CAS in Law & Management from University of St. Gallen.