Georg
Naegeli

Senior Counsel
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Georg Naegeli is a member of Homburger’s Litigation / Arbitration practice team and the Restructuring / Insolvency working group. He knows how judges think because he served as one for ten years. He now represents clients in commercial disputes before state courts and in international arbitrations.

Georg Naegeli is a senior counsel and former partner in Homburger’s litigation and arbitration team. He joined Homburger in 2000, after having served as a state court judge for 10 years. He represents clients in commercial disputes in international arbitration and before state courts, with a view to finding the right balance between fighting for the client’s interests and reaching a compromise when appropriate. Georg Naegeli has also acquired in-depth expertise from various assignments as chair or member of institutional and ad hoc arbitral tribunals. Further, he is a member of Homburger’s restructuring and insolvency team and represents clients in insolvency and restructuring proceedings.

2018
Senior Counsel at Homburger
2004
Partner at Homburger (until 2018)
1993
Alternate judge at the Commercial Court and the Appellate Court of Zurich (until 2000)
1990
Judge at the District Court of Zurich (until 2000)
1987
Law clerk at the Commercial Court of Zurich
1986
Bar admission
1984
University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
1980
University of Zurich (lic. iur.)

Very professional advice on complex matters demonstrating his excellent knowledge and experience.

2020

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Homburger advises Swissport International AG on its comprehensive restructuring with creditors and shareholders including a debt-for-equity swap and a new 500 m euros long-term debt facility

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Homburger successfully represented Swiss importer of Volkswagen cars in Dieselgate civil damages case

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Homburger successfully represented Swiss importer of Volkswagen cars in Dieselgate declaratory action case

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Zwei (und mehr) Anläufe bei vorsorglichen Massnahmen und beim Arrest – Zur Frage der materiellen Rechtskraft von abweisenden und nicht prosequierten Entscheiden des einstweiligen Rechtsschutzes

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Georg Naegeli

Senior Counsel

Georg Naegeli is a senior counsel and former partner in Homburger’s litigation and arbitration team. He joined Homburger in 2000, after having served as a state court judge for 10 years. He represents clients in commercial disputes in international arbitration and before state courts, with a view to finding the right balance between fighting for the client’s interests and reaching a compromise when appropriate. Georg Naegeli has also acquired in-depth expertise from various assignments as chair or member of institutional and ad hoc arbitral tribunals. Further, he is a member of Homburger’s restructuring and insolvency team and represents clients in insolvency and restructuring proceedings.

Georg Naegeli was a partner at Homburger from 2004 to 2017. From 2008 to 2012 he was a member of the Zurich Court of Cassation; from 1993 to 2000 an alternate judge at the Commercial and the Appellate Court of Zurich, and from 1990 to 2000 a judge at the District Court of Zurich. He was admitted to the Bar in 1986 and received his Dr. iur. in 1984 and his master’s (lic iur.) in 1980, both from the University of Zurich. Georg Naegeli has published numerous articles on topics relating to international arbitration, jurisdiction, insolvency and enforcement. He is a co-author of commentaries on the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure and the Convention of Lugano.

Career

2018
Senior Counsel at Homburger
2008
Member of the Court of Cassation of Zurich (until 2012)
2004
Partner at Homburger (until 2018)
1993
Alternate judge at the Commercial Court and the Appellate Court of Zurich (until 2000)
1990
Judge at the District Court of Zurich (until 2000)
1987
Law clerk at the Commercial Court of Zurich
1986
Bar admission
1984
University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
1980
University of Zurich (lic. iur.)

Languages

French, English, German

Bar Registration

Admitted to the Swiss bar

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