Flavia Widmer

Flavia Widmer

Associate
lic. iur., Attorney at Law

CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd.
Dreikönigstrasse 7
P.O. Box
8022 Zurich
Switzerland
Languages German, English

Flavia Widmer’s practice focuses on domestic litigation and international arbitration.

Flavia Widmer specializes in resolving civil matters and commercial law issues. She further advises and represents the interests of companies and private individuals in white-collar crime matters. Flavia Widmer’s professional experience encompasses also general contract law, enforcement law and general administrative law. Her clients include large corporations, SMEs and private individuals. Flavia Widmer was admitted to the bar in 2013. Her working languages are German and English.

Prior to joining our law firm in 2017, Flavia Widmer worked for several years with a major international law firm in Zurich where she focused on litigation and arbitration. From 2012 until 2014, she worked as a law clerk at the Administrative Court in the Kanton of Aargau and at the District Court of Lenzburg AG. After her studies at the University of Zurich, the Chicago-Kent College of Law and the University of Neuchâtel, Flavia Widmer worked as a court watcher at the Red Khmer Tribunal in Phnom Penh (Cambodia) from 2011 until 2012.

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Relevant experience

  • Representation of various clients in damage claim proceedings before state courts.
  • Advising and representing various parties with regard to civil claims arising from criminally relevant offences against property and in related confiscation proceedings.
  • Safeguarding the interests of a large foreign company in bringing claims for damages in connection with transport damage.
  • Regular advice to a Swiss subsidiary of an international banking group on compliance with CDB 16 and anti-money laundering regulations.
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Education

  • 2013 – Bar Admission (Aargau)
  • 2011 – University of Zurich (lic. iur.)
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Memberships

  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association (SBA)
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Expertise