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
- 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.