Dr. Marc Weber is a specialist in art law. He was a sub-member of the Independent Commission of Experts Switzerland – Second World War (Bergier Commission) and collaborated on an expert opinion on looted art (1999). Marc Weber gained international prominence with the legal dispute concerning the restitution of the Beethoven Frieze in Vienna (2013) and the international legal assistance in criminal matters concerning a painting allegedly attributed to Leonardo da Vinci (2019). As an expert in art law, he advises private collectors, auction houses, museums, foundations, banks and insurance companies.

In addition, Marc Weber is predominantly active in corporate and contract law as well as inheritance law and advises private clients on all aspects of family and inheritance law, with particular expertise in international estate planning and dispute resolution.

Marc Weber is the author of numerous publications in the fields of art, inheritance and civil procedure law and regularly lectures international art law in Switzerland and abroad.

since 2022 Lecturer on «Art Trade and the Anti-Money Laundering Act» at the self-regulatory organization of the Swiss Bar Association and the Swiss Notaries Association
since 2015 Lecturer at the Sigmund Freud Private University, Vienna (Art Law University Course)
2013-2020 Lecturer at the International Hellenic University, Thessaloniki (Master in Art, Law and Economy)
since 2011 Lecturer at the University of Zurich (Executive Master in Art Market Studies)
since 2011 Partner at LANTER
2010 Associate at LANTER
2010 Dip ITM, Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP)
2005-2009 Associate at different law firms in Zurich
2005 University of California at Berkeley (LL.M.)
2003 Bar exam of the Canton of Zurich
2001 University of Zurich (Dr. iur., summa cum laude)
1996 University of Zurich (lic. iur.)



Art Law
Corporate and Commercial Law
Contract Law
Law of Succession
Divorce Law
Civil Procedure Law


Liability for the Acquisition of Faked or Wrongly Attributed Works of Art in US Law
Legal protection of archaeological objects

Publication list (pdf)