Florian Müller, MLaw, LL.M. (Chinese Law), FCIArb, FHKIArb, Mediator SBA/SCCM
Florian Müller, MLaw, LL.M. (Chinese Law), FCIArb, FHKIArb, Mediator SBA/SCCM

Florian Müller, MLaw, LL.M. (Chinese Law), FCIArb, FHKIArb, Mediator SBA/SCCM

Partner/Notary Public, Zug/Zurich

Grabenstrasse 2 | CH-6340 Baar/Zug | Switzerland
Grabenstrasse 2 | CH-6340 Baar/Zug | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 00 59
florian.mueller@mll-legal.com

Profile

Florian Müller heads the firm’s China Desk. He mainly advises and supports Swiss and international clients in doing business in China and Chinese clients in doing business in Switzerland.

Florian Müller’s principal areas of work include direct investments, mergers & acquisitions, trade and dispute resolutions in connection with Switzerland and China. He has particular expertise in advising clients in all corporate matters, including M&A and private equity transactions, commercial transactions, insolvency procedures and international arbitration and mediation procedures.

Florian Müller holds a Swiss master’s degree (MLaw) from the University of Lucerne and a post-graduate LL.M. (Chinese Law) from the University of Hong Kong. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (FHKIArb) and a certified and accredited mediator of the Swiss Bar Association (Mediator SBA) and the Swiss Chamber of Commercial Mediation (Mediator SCCM). Florian Müller speaks German, English, French, Spanish and Chinese (Mandarin).




Country Desks


Deals & Cases

  • Advised the Swiss subsidiary of a leading bearings manufacturer and exporter on the establishment of a joint venture in China
  • Advised a Chinese producer of electronic connectors on a private equity investment in a Swiss company active in the healthcare industry
  • Advised a Chinese shoe manufacturer in the debt restructuring moratorium of the Swiss subsidiary of a Canadian multinational corporation retailer in the clothing and apparel industry
  • Advised a global investment firm in a post-M&A dispute with a Swiss company active in the healthcare industry
  • Advised Labster, the world’s leading platform for virtual labs and interactive science, on the acquisition of UbiSim, the virtual reality training platform for nursing
  • Advised a Swiss medical technology company in a dispute with a Chinese manufacturer of orthopaedical implants arising out of a market development and distribution agreement
  • Advised a leading supplier of semiconductors on a private equity investment in a Swiss company specialized in temperature validation solutions
  • Advised a Swiss food & beverage company in a dispute with a Chinese manufacturing company
  • Advised a global business and technology consultancy on the acquisition of a Swiss digital and technology-focused consultancy
  • Advised a global Chinese solar panel manufacturer with regard to its Swiss affiliate in an international group financing
  • Advised an international investment company in its multinational restructuring and relocation to Switzerland
  • Advised H.I.G Capital, a private equity fund, in the acquisition of a majority stake in the share capital of Infinigate Holding AG, a leading European value added distributor in the IT security segment, and the subsequent squeeze-out merger

Education & Admission

  • Certified Mediator of the Swiss Bar Association (Mediator SBA) (2021)
  • Accredited Mediator of the Swiss Chamber of Commercial Mediation (Mediator SCCM) (2021)
  • Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (FHKIArb) (2020)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) (2020)
  • The University of Hong Kong, LL.M. (Chinese Law) (2019)
  • Admitted to the bar in Switzerland and licensed as a notary public in Zug (2015)
  • University of Lucerne, MLaw (2010)

Memberships and public offices

  • Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (Switzerland)
  • Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce (China)
  • Swiss-Chinese Association
  • Swiss – Hong Kong Business Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators
  • Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
  • Swiss Arbitration Association
  • Swiss Chamber of Commercial Mediation
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the Canton of Zug

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Chinese

Assistant

More by Florian Müller

Publications

受瑞士法律管辖的国际并购交易中的争议仲裁

MLL Arbitration of disputes in international M&A transactions governed by Swiss law | Presentation, April 2022
  • CN

Arbitration of disputes in international M&A transactions governed by Swiss law

International Law Office, 8 December 2021
  • EN

Das neue Aktienrecht & Neuerungen im Erbrecht

WEKA Fachkongress Rechnungswesen und Steuern, 23 November 2021, Zürich
  • DE

Corporate Structures for Foreign Companies in Switzerland

MLL Corporate Structures for Foreign Companies in Switzerland Presentation, February 2021
  • EN