Dr. Kevin M. Hubacher, J.M. (LL.M.)
Dr. Kevin M. Hubacher, J.M. (LL.M.)

Dr. Kevin M. Hubacher, J.M. (LL.M.)

Partner, Zurich

Schiffbaustrasse 2 | PO Box | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
Schiffbaustrasse 2 | PO Box | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 01 66


Kevin M. Hubacher co-leads the firm’s insurance practice group and is a member of the Corporate & M&A department and the China Desk. His practice focuses on insurance regulatory law and insurance contract law as well as mergers & acquisitions, private equity and venture capital. He regularly advises on general corporate matters, solvent restructurings and matters of contract law. Kevin M. Hubacher is a lecturer in law at the University of St. Gallen (HSG).

Prior to joining MLL Legal, Kevin M. Hubacher worked in the insurance working group and Corporate / M&A team of another major law firm in Zurich. He also spent several months on a legal secondment at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. He holds a PhD of the University of Lucerne and a master of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He is fluent in German and English and can communicate in Chinese.

Practice Areas

Country Desks

Deals & Cases

  • Advised a leading insurtech in its Series D funding round
  • Advised a major German digital and popular periodical publishing house on the sale of its shares in a joint venture with another publishing house
  • Advised a state-owned company in a major solvent restructuring splitting the company into two parts with the aim of gradually privatizing one of the two parts
  • Advised a leader in hearing care in the acquisition of a business of headphones and hearables
  • Advised a leading Swiss insurance company regarding its collaboration with a third-party provider concerning Insurtech

Education & Admission

  • Tsinghua University, Beijing, J.M. (LL.M.) (2020)
  • Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (2016)
  • University of Lucerne, Dr. iur. (2015)
  • University of Lucerne, MLaw (2013)

Memberships and public offices

  • Swiss Society for Civil Liability and Insurance Law (SGHVR / SDRCA)
  • Asia Society Switzerland
  • Swiss-Chinese Association (SSC)
  • Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCC)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)


  • German
  • English
  • Chinese
More by Kevin M. Hubacher


Kommentar zum Lugano Übereinkommen zum Internationalen Zivilverfahrensrecht (LugÜ)

Kommentierung der Artikel 8 – 14 LugÜ (Zuständigkeit für Versicherungssachen), Dike Verlag, 2. Auflage, Zürich/St. Gallen 2022
  • DE

Neuerungen im Versicherungsvermittlungsrecht

Einzelheft «Haftung und Versicherung (HAVE) / Responsabilité et Assurances (REAS)» 03/2022, DIKE Verlag, S. 247-256
  • DE

Are Insurers Permitted to Operate Innovative Business Models?

CapLaw 3/2021, June 2021
  • EN

The Legacy of COVID-19: Revivifying the Socratic Method for the Benefit of Legal Education in Civil Law Countries

Journal of Ethics and Legal Technologies (JELT), Volume 3 (1), April 2021, p. 27-58
  • EN