Peter Ruggle

Peter Ruggle

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Profile Overview

Ruggle Partner is a boutique law firm. We offer individuals and companies in set-up, groth, crises and change phases our extensive knowledge and experience. We advice national and international clients in all matters of corporate development, transactions (M&A), tax, contract negotiations, company restructuring and succession planning.We advise and support you in legal matters, mediate conflicting situations and accompany you throughout your business and private life.

The services of Ruggle Partner is characterised by consistent focus on finding holistic solutions, accomplishing the economic goals of our clients and protecting their interests. Ruggle Partner approaches our work with creativity and commitment. Our aim is to find not only legally sustainable answers but also the best commercial solution.

Our clients have access to an exclusive global network.

Peter Ruggle, founder of Ruggle Partner, studied Law at the University of St. Gallen; he worked at a local district court, at the end as Judge. After his bar exam he was employed with a well known law firm in Zurich. Peter Ruggle publishs on a regular basis in the field of Financial Services Law, FinTech and Dispute Resolution.

Career and Qualifications
  • Law Exam at University of St. Gallen, 1994
  • Assistent at the Institute of Public Finance and Fiscal Law, University of St. Gallen
  • Law Clerk and Judge at the District Court of Meilen
  • Bar Exam Zurich, 1998
  • Associate and Partner with law firms in Zurich
  • Mediatior
  • FinTech Certificate (Oxford University)
Publications (selections)
  • Basle Commentary on Swiss Civil Procedure Law, Basle 2018, Commentary on Art. 14, 70-72, 213-216, 218, 400, 401.
  • Basle Commentary on Cooperatives, Basle 2014
  • Basle Commentary on the Federal Act on the Place of Juristdiction in Civil Matters (PJA) of March 24, 200, Commentary on Art. 35 and 36 PJA (Co-Author), Basle 2001.
  • Basle Commentary on the Federal Act on Civil Procedure, Commentary on Art. 14, 70-72, 213-216 (mediation), 218, 400,401, Basle 2014
  • IBA e-book Mediation Techniques, London 2010 (Patricia Barclay, Ed.), Confidentiality in Mediation – the Civil Law Tradition
  • IBA e-book Mediation Techniques, London 2010 (Patricia Barclay, Ed.), After Mediation.
Preferred practice areas
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Banking and Capital Market, FinTech
  • Mergers and Acquisition
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Languages: German, English, French, Italian
Member (selection)
  • Zurich Bar Association – Head of Professional Group Mediation
  • Swiss Bar Association – Member of professional Group Litigation/Arbitration
  • Association Suisse de l’Arbitage/Swiss Arbitration Association