Christian A.

Complex long term agreements, litigation and arbitration

Dr. Christian Alexander Meyer is attorney at law and arbitrator. He is specialized in

  • interdisciplinary agency- and internet-distribution law, electronic and mobile commerce (e-commerce, m-commerce),
  • contract-, cartel-, patent-, trademark- and licensing law,
  • assistance to difficult contract drafting and negotiations,
  • international judicial assistance and compliance for corporations,
  • litigation, arbitration and collection.

He has a broad experience in complex national and international multiparty arbitration proceedings as party counsel, chairman, and party appointed co-arbitrator (ICC, Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution, SCAI, CARICI etc.)

He is familiar with the following industries:

  • food, consumer goods, vine and wine,
  • supply, sale, agency and distribution, automotive,
  • healthcare, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals,
  • software and multimedia.

He has advanced knowledge in accounting and finance and is member of numerous professional organizations, as AIDV, ASA, AIPPI, ArbAut, BLC, CCIS, DIS, IBA, LCIA, LIDC (ASAS-council member 1997-2011), Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V. and ZAV.

Dr. Meyer observes and publishes regularly scientific articles and speaks in international law-conferences. He is a pro bono board member in a foundation.


Dr. Meyer is contact person of the PARLEX GROUP in Switzerland. The Parlex Group is an international network of 30 independent law firms active in commercial law.


2007 Partner with LANTER, Attorneys & Tax Advisors
1999 Partner with Hürlimann & Uhlmann, Zurich
1994 Senior Associate with Pestalozzi Attorneys-at-law Ltd., Zurich
1993 Associate with Liedekerke, Wolters Waelbroeck & Kirkpatrick S. C., Brussels (with the competition law team, today with Ashurst LLP)
1991 Associate with Thurnherr von Meiss Blum & Partner, Zurich
1990 Associate with Tomasi & Associés, Paris
1986 Associate with Riedener Buob & Schneider, Rorschach
1994 Licencié spécial en droit européen ULB, Free University of Brussels with „DISTINCTION“
1991 Dr. iur. HSG, University of St. Gallen, with “VERY GOOD”
1987 Admitted in St. Gallen as attorney to all Swiss courts and notary public
1986 M.A. HSG, University of St. Gallen



Focused activities

Contract law
Agency and distribution law
Party counsel in litigation and arbitration
International judicial assistance
Patents, trademarks and copyright
Licensing, cartel-, competition and unlawful competition law.
European law
Complex collection proceedings


How to draft and understand arbitration clauses under the new ICC Rules of Arbitration 2017
Leading decision on international mutual assistance in criminal matters, Swiss Federal Criminal Court grants right to a fair foreign trial for corporations in Switzerland
Thoughts on Distribution Law

Verbotene Vertriebsabsprachen
Agentur- und Vertriebsvertragsbeendigung in der Schweiz, ZVertriebsR 1/2017
Gedanken zum Vertriebsrecht, Jusletter 2016
Ratgeber für erfolgreiches Inkasso in der Schweiz, Zürich 2014
Die Beseitigung des Rechtsvorschlages gemäss ZPO neben der Rechtsöffnung, Zürich 2013
Brevets d’invention et biotechnologie/Erfindungspatente und Biotechnologie, Sion 2006
Grenzziehung zwischen Immaterialgüter- und Kartellrecht, sic 2000
Grenzen der Treuepflicht des Arbeitnehmers beim Stellenwechsel, summajus 1999
Der Euro, Zürich, 1998
Der Alleinvertrieb, 2. Auflage, St. Gallen, 1992

T +41 44 250 29 29


Business card (.vcf)
CV (.pdf)