Christian Alexander Meyer

Contact Details
First Name
Christian Alexander
LANTER, Attorneys & Tax Advisors
Partner, Arbitrator, Attorney-at-Law
Area of Specialisation / Arbitration Experience
Agency / Distribution / Franchising, Commercial Arbitration, Competition Law, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Joint Ventures / Consortia / Shareholder Agreements, Pharmaceuticals, Sales / Purchases
Seefeldstraße 19
8032 Zurich
+41 44 250 2929
+41 44 250 2900
English, German, French, Italian
Membership Status
Professional Details
Bar Admission

1987    St. Gallen notary and bar exam, admitted to all Courts in Switzerland.



Experience: Since 2007 Partner with LANTER, Attorneys & Tax Advisors, Zurich;

1999–2007      Partner with Hürlimann & Uhlmann, Attorneys at Law, Zurich;

1994–1998      Senior Associate with PESTALOZZI ATTORNEYS AT LAW Ltd., Zurich;

1993    Associate with Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck and Kirkpatrick, Brussels, EC-Law Department which is now with Ashurst LLP, Brussels;

1991–1992      Associate with Thurnherr von Meiss Blum and Partner, Zurich, now Blum & Grob Attorneys at Law Ltd;

1990    Associate with Tomasi and Partners, Attorneys at Law, Paris;

1986–1989      Associate with Riedener Buob & Schneider, Attorneys at Law, Rorschach, now Bratschi, Wiederkehr & Buob Ltd.


Education: 1993 Post Graduate in European Community Law, Free University of Brussels, DISTINCTION;

1991 Dr. iur. HSG, University of Saint Gall, VERY GOOD.




Gedanken zum Vertriebsrecht, 2016 (thoughts on distribution law); Ratgeber für erfolgreiches Inkasso in der Schweiz, 2014 (on successful collection proceeding); The impact of health issues on exclusive patent rights, 2008; Brevets d'invention et biotechnologie, 2006; Grenzziehung zwischen Immaterialgüter- und Kartellrecht, 2000 (on competition law and intellectual property rights); Treuepflicht beim Stellenwechsel, 1999 (on the safekeeping of business secrets); Der Euro, 1998 and various publications on business law.


Professional Associations

ASA, AIPPI, ALAI, ArbAut, BLC, CCIS, DIS, IBA, Ingres, LCIA, LIDC, council member 1997-2011,  UAE, SAV, Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V., ZAV.

Other Qualifications

Attorney and arbitrator; drafting and negotiation of complex agreements; conflict management and settlement; advice and litigation in corporate matters; patent-, trademark- and copyright matters, distribution, franchise, licenses; competition and unlawful competition matters. Broad experience in complex domestic and international arbitrations as party counsel, chairman, sole- and co-arbitrator (ICC, Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution SCAI, CARICI and others); consumer goods, vine and wine, distribution, automotive-, pharmaceutical-, agrochemical-, software- and multimedia-industry, accountancy.