Rolf Kaiser

advises both companies and private individuals primarily on matters of real estate law (rental law and condominium ownership), contract law (particularly purchase, service and agency contracts), company law, inheritance law and criminal law. In addition to his consultancy activities, conducting litigation is a further key area of his work. Of German mother tongue, he also assists and advises his clients in English, French and Italian.

Professional background

  • Law studies at the University of Zurich (1986–1991)

  • Service as a Research Assistant and Doctorate in Criminal Law (1992–1998)

  • Ph.D dissertation on Swiss Corruption Law (1998)

  • Legal internship followed by service as a legal clerk at the Zurich District Court, with further duties as a substitute judge (1998–2002)

  • Admission to the Bar in 2001

  • Attorney at law since 2003, initially with a medium-sized Zurich law firm and since 2007 as an independent attorney with Kaiser Stössel Attorneys

  • Speaker at rental law seminars and further education events since 2007 

  • Member of the “Mietrecht” (Rental Law) and “Strafverteidigung” (Criminal Defence) workgroups of the ZAV Zurich Bar Association, and member of the “Pikett Strafverteidigung” (On-Call Criminal Defence) association

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