WHO WE ARE

The origin of our firm can be traced back to the practice of attorney Dr. iur. Louis A. Capt who founded the firm, located opposite the railway station in Wetzikon, some 30 years ago. In April 2017 attorneys David Zollinger and Viviane Zollinger-Anderegg took over this law firm. Michèle K. Capt, a self-employed attorney and daughter of Dr. iur. Louis A. Capt shares the office with them. Her father remains part of the core team as office counsel.

OUR TEAM

David-Zollinger

DAVID ZOLLINGER

Attorney-at-law lic. iur.

David Zollinger completed the basic studies in Sinology and Japanology in 1986 and graduated in 1992 at Zurich university with a law degree. After completing his studies, he was working for three years at Zurich’s law courts before he took up a post as prosecutor in Zurich in 1996. In 1998 he transferred to the international legal assistance and money laundering department which he was heading as of 2000. In 2007 he moved to the executive board of a private bank where he was in charge of the Eastern European private clients’ market. Since 2012 he is engaged as a corporate consultant and since 2016 as self-employed attorney. Since 2001 he is teaching at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in the area of commercial law / money laundering. From 2011 to 2016 he was a member of the supervisory authority of the Attorney General’s office. He regularly publishes specialist articles and was in 2003 and 2009 co-author of the commentary on the Swiss Money Laundering Act. In 2017 he was contributing to the St. Galle Manual on Financial Markets Regulation.

David Zollinger speaks and negotiates in German, English and French. He represents private and corporate clients, specialised/preferably in following areas of law:

  • Criminal Law (including white-collar offences) and Road Traffic Law
  • Legal and Administrative Cooperation
  • Press- and Media Law
  • SME-Law
  • General Contract Law
  • Inheritance Law
  • Liability Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Debt Collection and Insolvency Law

In addition, he advises companies in the areas of corporate security as well as crisis management (including crisis communication). Occasionally he takes up mediation mandates.

VIVIANE ZOLLINGER-ANDEREGG

Attorney-at-law lic. iur. / Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law

Viviane Zollinger-Anderegg graduated with a licentiate in law from Zurich University in 2003. After her studies, she first worked with the self-regulation organisation (SRO) of the fiduciary chamber. In 2009, she passed the bar exam and was admitted to the bar. Before Viviane Zollinger-Anderegg co-founded the law firm Capt Zollinger as a partner, she worked for 12 years at a well-established boutique law firm in Zurich city.

Viviane Zollinger-Anderegg is – besides her mother tongue German – fluent in Portuguese (as she was born in Brazil), she speaks Spanish and English (having attended Maryland High School in the US in 1993/1994).

Viviane Zollinger-Anderegg’s specialised/preferred areas of law are:

  • Labour Law
  • Tenancy Law
  • General Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debt Collection and Insolvency Law

Viviane Zollinger-Anderegg advises her clients and represents them in court. She is accredited by all Swiss courts, listed in the attorney register of Zurich canton and member of the Zurich Bar Association.

Michèle K. Capt

MICHÈLE K. CAPT

Attorney-at-law MLaw

Michèle K. Capt graduated with a Master of Law from Zurich University in 2013. After her studies, she worked at the migration office of Zurich canton and later as intern at the district court in Uster as well as law clerk with a corporate law firm in Zurich. In spring 2016, she passed the bar exam and was admitted to the bar. Before Michèle K. Capt started working as a self-employed attorney as part of the shared office at Capt Zollinger Rechtsanwälte, she worked in the law firm of her father Dr. iur. Louis A. Capt as well as in a law-insurance company.

Michèle K. Capt speaks German, English and French.

Michèle K. Capt’s specialised/preferred areas of law are:

  • Family Law (Prenuptial and Cohabitation Contracts, Divorce and Separation, Children’s Rights and Protection of Adults)
  • Inheritance Law
  • General Contract Law
  • Work and Services Contract Law, Procurement Law
  • Labour Law
  • Debt Collection and Insolvency Law

Michèle K. Capt advises her clients and represents them in court. She is accredited to all Swiss courts, listed in the attorney register of Zurich canton and member of the Zurich Bar Association.

Dr. iur. LOUIS A. CAPT

Attorney-at-law Dr. iur., Legal Adviser

More than 30 years ago, attorney Dr. iur. Louis A. Capt founded the law firm opposite the railway station in Wetzikon. For decades, he used to advise his clients and represent them in court. Since April 2017 he acts as office counsel for Capt Zollinger Rechtsanwälte and continues to attend to individual clients.

OUR PARTNER

Provida Consulting AG