Dr. Marcel Lustenberger
Dr. Marcel Lustenberger

Dr. Marcel Lustenberger

Of Counsel, Zurich

Schiffbaustrasse 2 | Postfach | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
Schiffbaustrasse 2 | Postfach | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 02 19
marcel.lustenberger@mll-legal.com

Profile

Marcel Lustenberger became counsel to the firm in January 2019, before which he was head of the firm’s litigation and arbitration team in Zurich. He has over 20 years of experience with complex litigation and international arbitration cases under all relevant procedural court and arbitration rules in Switzerland. He is particularly involved in international commercial disputes in the banking and industrial sectors, protection of shareholders rights and administrative proceedings (FINMA, request for legal assistance etc.).



Practice Areas


Rankings & Awards

Best Lawyers Recognized in 2023Leaders League Ranked Firm 2022Best Lawyers Recognized in 2021Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2019
  • Marcel Lustenberger is ranked by Leaders League as an expert in International Arbitration, Switzerland 2022
  • Marcel Lustenberger “brilliantly handles very complex financial litigations” – Legal 500 EMEA, 2016

Deals & Cases

  • Representing an international investment fund regarding a claim for director’s liability in the amount of USD 26 million before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court
  • Co-counsel together with large New York law firm in ICC arbitration proceedings with seat in Switzerland against a European Industry Group regarding overdue commission payments in the amount of approximately USD 100 million
  • Representation of a large German Industry Group in a dispute over 12 million USD against a Lebanese construction Group regarding a power plant project in Africa
  • Defending Swiss Bank against 20 million claim of a client in connection with a failed share transaction in Russian shares before the Zurich court

Education & Admission

  • Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (1987)
  • University of Zurich, lic. iur., Dr. iur. (1983/1984)

Memberships and public offices

  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

Marcel Lustenberger “brilliantly handles very complex financial litigations”

Legal 500 EMEA, 2016