Matthias Kuert advises clients in general contract, commercial and financial law matters (including capital markets law). In these fields, he also handles proceedings, be it in front of state courts, arbitral tribunals or regulatory authorities.
Matthias Kuert graduated from the University of St. Gallen in 2006. After his traineeships in the legal department of a global power and automation technology company and at CMS, he was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 2010.
Thereupon, Matthias Kuert was engaged as a research assistant at the Institut für Rechtswissenschaft und Rechtspraxis of the University of St. Gallen (chair of Prof. Dr Vito Roberto), before joining CMS again in 2012. In 2014 he was seconded to another global industrial company and in the 2015/2016 term he obtained an LL.M. in International Business Law from King’s College, London. Matthias Kuert wrote his thesis on the treatment of the public law norms of conduct in Swiss liability law ("Öffentlich-rechtliche Verhaltensnormen im schweizerischen Haftungsrecht", St. Galler Schriften zum Finanzmarktrecht, Bd. 16, Zürich 2018).