Dr. Christian Alexander Meyer has specialized for more than 35 years in distribution, agency, competition law and related solutions.

As seasoned attorney at law and arbitrator he is experienced in complex muliti party long-term contracts combined with litigation, arbitration or debt collection. He advises and represents clients in difficult negotiations, contract drafting and answers questions of compliance.

He serves the following industries at all levels of development, distribution and marketing: food, consumer and luxury goods, wine and viticulture, commodity trade, purchasing, sales, agency and distribution, automotive, development, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, software and multimedia. He is experienced in finance and accounting and is a member of numerous professional organizations.

Dr. Meyer lectures regularly in Switzerland and abroad, publishes legal articles, and continues his education. He is a pro bono foundation board member.


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, Brussels with the competition law team
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



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


How to draft and understand arbitration clauses under the new ICC Rules of Arbitration 2021
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