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Christian Lüscher, LL.M.

Partner

CMS von Erlach Partners Ltd
Rue Bovy-Lysberg 2
P.O. Box
1211 Geneva 3
Switzerland
Languages French, English, German

Christian Lüscher mainly focuses on litigation, banking and commercial law, construction law, landlord-tenant disputes, white collar crime, and international judicial assistance in civil and criminal matters.

He was admitted at the Geneva Bar in 1990, and attended law school in the United States graduating as a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Tulane Law School in 1991. He founded his own firm in 1994, and joined ZPG as a partner in 2005, which merged with CMS in 2014. In 2001, he was elected as a member of the Geneva Parliament. He reached the federal level in 2007 as a member of the Swiss Parliament.

He is a member of the committee for legal affairs and the committee for foreign affairs. In 2014, he also chairs the committee for immunity of the National Council.

He is a vice-president of the liberal-radical party, a right of centre group generally well disposed to business interests.

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Publications

  • David Hofmann-Christian Lüscher, Le Code de procédure civile, Stämpfli, 2009
  • Christian Lüscher / David Hofmann, La procédure ordinaire dans le Code de procédure civile, Revue de l’avocat/Anwaltsrevue 6-7/2010 p. 261-264
  • David Hofmann-Christian Lüscher, Le Code de procédure civile, 2ème édition, Stämpfli, Berne 2015
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Expertise

01/06/2013
Dis­pute Res­ol­u­tion
We provide our cli­ents with pre­vent­at­ive ad­vice on pro­ced­ur­al mat­ters in the con­text of ex­ist­ing leg­al re­la­tion­ships or when the first strains be­gin to show. We ana­lyse risks and seek solu­tions that are...

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14/04/2021
CMS Switzer­land ranked by The Leg­al 500
Rank­ings of CMS Switzer­land in The Leg­al 500 EMEA 2021 edi­tion CMS Switzer­land is re­com­men­ded in 18 cat­egor­ies in this year's Europe, Middle East and Africa edi­tion of The Leg­al 500, pub­lished in April...
15/04/2020
New rank­ings from "The Leg­al 500" for CMS Switzer­land
New rank­ings from "The Leg­al 500" for CMS Switzer­land CMS Switzer­land is be­ing re­com­men­ded in 16 cat­egor­ies in this year's edi­tion of The Leg­al 500, pub­lished in April 2020. We are par­tic­u­larly pleased...
16/04/2019
CMS Switzer­land fur­ther im­proves its rank­ing with The Leg­al 500
CMS Switzer­land fur­ther im­proves its rank­ing with The Leg­al 500 We are de­lighted to an­nounce that CMS Switzer­land is be­ing re­com­men­ded in 12 cat­egor­ies in this year's edi­tion of The Leg­al 500, pub­lished...
01/06/2013
Dis­pute Res­ol­u­tion
We provide our cli­ents with pre­vent­at­ive ad­vice on pro­ced­ur­al mat­ters in the con­text of ex­ist­ing leg­al re­la­tion­ships or when the first strains be­gin to show. We ana­lyse risks and seek solu­tions that are...
12/04/2012
CMS Guide to Ar­bit­ra­tion - ex­plor­ing na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion laws ap­plic­able...
The CMS Guide to Ar­bit­ra­tion ex­plores the na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion laws ap­plic­able in 30 coun­tries, in­clud­ing the lead­ing European ar­bit­ra­tion centres, China, the Middle East and South Amer­ica. An on­line...
03/04/2012
CMS launches 2012 Guide to Ar­bit­ra­tion
CMS launched the fourth edi­tion of the CMS Guide to Ar­bit­ra­tion yes­ter­day, at the re­cep­tion of the CIArb (Chartered In­sti­tute of Ar­bit­rat­ors), an­nu­al meet­ing in Vi­enna. The two-volume guide gives cli­ents...
19/08/2011
Guide: Anti-bribery and cor­rup­tion laws
We have pleas­ure in an­noun­cing the pub­lic­a­tion of our In­ter­na­tion­al Guide to Anti-cor­rup­tion Laws, which provides an “at a glance” sum­mary and com­par­is­on of the key crim­in­al and ad­min­is­trat­ive cor­rup­tion...
21/03/2010
CMS ranked 6th in ar­bit­ra­tion glob­ally
CMS ranks 6th in the just pub­lished Glob­al Ar­bit­ra­tion Re­view (GAR) an­nu­al rank­ing of the top 100 law firm ar­bit­ra­tion prac­tices. The rank­ing is based on the num­ber of cases, num­ber of mer­it hear­ings...