Executive Board

The founding board consists of individuals representing the various stakeholder
groups of the Swiss Legaltech ecosystem.

Christoph Küng

Co-Founder & President
Corporate Memberships / Mapping / Legal Tech Counsel Roundtable

Chris holds a Bachelor of Finance from the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland and a Master of Law from the University of Zurich. He is a Certified Tax Expert. He is Chief Legal Tech Officer at Kellerhals Carrard, one of the biggest law firms in Switzerland and CEO of SKUANI Ltd., an international matching platform in the legal industry. Previously, he worked for Zurich Cantonal Bank in the group tax department and as a tax advisor for a Big4 company and a BigLaw company. > Read more

Antoine Verdon

Co-Founder & Vice-President
Think Tank

Antoine holds a Master of Law from the University of Fribourg and St Gallen. He is the founder of LegalHub, a Swiss-based legal document generator. Previously, he has set up and Ied Centralway Ventures, the first Swiss venture capital vehicle investing exclusively in financial technology. 2010 and in 2013, he was named in the 100 top Swiss personalities by the magazines L'Hebdo and Bilan. > Read more

Marc Bloch Sommer

LegalTech Startup-Coaching

Marc has a law degree (lic.iur.) from the University of Zurich. He has been admitted to the bar in 2001. Since 2009 he is CEO of SWISSLEX AG, the leading legal research platform in Switzerland. Prior to his current position, he worked as an attorney for a mid-sized Zurich law firm and almost ten years as a solo practitioner. For more than a decade, Marc has been involved in several projects in the field of digitization and law.

Nils Harbeke

Individual Memberships

Nils qualified both as an attorney-at-law and a Swiss Certified Tax Expert, and is head of the Tax practice group of Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd. Nils was awarded for outstanding academic achievements – "Best 3" Swiss Certified Tax Experts graduates award; "Best 10 achieving law students" in his year of graduation. Before Nils became a partner with Pestalozzi, he worked in the Financial Services practice of PwC.

Louis Burrus

Co-Head Geneva Chapter

Louis is a Partner with Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd in Geneva. He specializes in domestic and international commercial litigation and also has extensive experience in conducting corporate internal investigations. Previously, he worked in the global White-Collar Crime & Corporate Investigations practice of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP in London. Louis is a Swiss qualified attorney as well as a Solicitor of England & Wales.

Line E. Derungs

International Relations & Initiatives / White Papers

Line Elodie holds a Master of Law from the University of Lausanne with a specialisation in Asset Management law and commerce law. She works in Geneva at BRP Bizzozero & Partners SA, a consultancy firm focused on the management of regulatory risks, where she acts as a legal advisor on cross-border matters. She previously worked at FINMA from 2014 to 2017 in the fields of International Cooperation on financial market abuse and Collective Investment Schemes. Furthermore, Line Elodie is currently undertaking a PhD about the impact of new technologies in the banking industry under the supervision of Prof. Carlo Lombardini.

Dominique Gottret

Head Berne Chapter

Dominique is an Attorney at law, partner with the law firm ambralaw and regularly advices clients in ICT and new technology law. He holds a Master of Law from the University of Berne and Stockholm completed his post-graduate education with an LLM Degree (New York). Furthermore, he regularly assists Entrepreneurs and Startups and acts as an expert with various Startup organisations.

Boris Inderbitzin

Co-Head Zurich Chapter

Boris is attorney at law and holds a Master of Law, Bilingual Double Degree of the Universities of Lucerne and Neuchâtel. He is an associate with de la cruz beranek Attorneys at Law Ltd. and specialises in information and communication technology. He counsels on all matters relating to information, communication, data protection, and technology law. He previously worked for a power generation, trade, and energy service company and has gained in-depth knowledge of technology-related business.

Michael Burkart

Co-Head Zurich Chapter

Michael graduated from the University of Lucerne, where he obtained a Master of Law and is also a PhD Candidate in the field of Domestic as well as International Commercial and Sports Arbitration. Currently, he is a Junior Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer Attorneys at Law. Prior to his current position, he worked as a Senior Legal Counsel in the Corporate Legal Department of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) as well as a lecturer and research assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Daniel Girsberger.

Adrien Tharin

Co-Head Geneva Chapter

Adrien is the co-founder and partner of DLT Law, a law firm fully dedicated to blockchain technologies, ICO and TGE issues. He specializes in data protection, intellectual property, privacy law and all matters related to the internet, media and entertainment industries. He holds a LL.M. from the University of California, Los Angeles and a LL.M. from the Institute for European Studies of the Université libre de Bruxelles. Adrien has also made many publications, notably in Le Temps.

Board of Advisors


Prof. Thomas Fischer

CEO, Swiss ALP Asset Management

Ulrich Sauter

Konsulent be Nägeli & Partner Rechtsanwälte

Dr. Robert G. Briner

Partner, CMS von Erlach Poncet AG

Dr. Pascal Sieber

Founder and member of the board, Dr. Pascal Sieber & Partners AG

Philippe Nantermod

Member of Swiss Parliament

Prof. Dr. Raoul Stocker

Partner, Deloitte; Assistenzprofessor Universität St.Gallen

Dominik Skrobala

Partner, gbf Attorneys-at-law

Michel Jaccard

Founder and partner, id est avocats

Prof. Dr. Rolf H. Weber

Ordinarius an der Universität Zürich /
Konsulent Bratschi Wiederkehr & Buob AG

Marc Morant

Partner & Head PwC's Flexible Legal Resources

Dorothee Schneider

CEO, Stämpfli Verlag

Gerard Neiditsch

Research Associate, IWI HSG, St. Gallen

Dr. Luka Müller

Co-Founder and Partner of MME

Andre Wolke

Founder, Validity Labs

Dr. Günter Dobrauz

Partner, Leader PwC Legal Switzerland