Dr. Robert Siegrist

Attorney, born 1955
sigi@siegrist-advokatur.ch

Education

  • 1981 Graduated in law from the University of Zurich (lic. iur.)
  • 1985 Admitted to the Zurich bar
  • 1997 Doctorate in law


Professional legal experience

  • 1982 Cantonal Department for Financial Crime
    (now: Office of the District Attorney III for the Canton of Zurich)
  • 1983–1984 District Court of Affoltern am Albis
  • 1984–1987 Attorney at Advokaturbüro (law firm) Meister & Stickelberger
  • 1988–1998 Partner at Advokaturbüro Meister Stickelberger & Siegrist
  • from 1998 Founding Partner of Siegrist Baumgartner Thaler, Attorneys
  • since April 1, 2014 Owner of Advokaturbüro Dr. Robert Siegrist, and legal advisor for Tschudi Thaler Rechtsanwälte, Zurich


Preferred areas of activity (counseling and litigation)

  • Law governing contracts for work and law of mandate
  • Property and construction law
  • Tenancy law
  • Laws governing inheritance and matrimonial property
  • Divorce law
  • Contract law
  • Corporate law
  • Association law and sports law
  • Sport management


Current managerial roles

  • Schütze Immobilien AG, Zurich
    President of the Supervisory Board and CEO
  • Schütze-Schütze Stiftung, Zurich
    President of the Board of Foundation
  • Cadeaux Ginkgo AG, Zug
    President of the Supervisory Board


Sport

  • 3rd Dan Judo
  • 1972–1983 Member of the Swiss National Judo Squad
  • 1987–1990 Trainer and coach at JC Nippon Zurich (3x champion and 3x cup winner)
  • 1990–1994 National trainer and coach to the Swiss National Judo Team
  • 1992 Head coach at the Olympic Games in Barcelona
  • 2003–2011 Manager of Randy Krummenacher CH
    (Motorcycle racer – Grand Prix – Moto 2)
  • from 2011 Manager of Dominique Aegerter
    (Motorcycle racer – Grand Prix – Moto 2/5. World cup 2013), www.domi77.ch


Military

  • 1985–1989 Commander, company of Grenadiers
  • 1986/1988 Put forward for General Staff Officer and Major
  • 1990 Commander, Headquarters Company
  • 1991 Founder and Commander of the (former) Commando course, F Div 6


Memberships

  • Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations and entered in the Bar Register
  • Swiss Association of Sports Law (ASDS)
  • Swiss Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Chamber of Independent Advisors in Real Estate Matters - KUB (SVIT)


Languages

  • German
  • French (2nd mother tongue)
  • English


Publications

  • Der missbräuchliche Mietzins (Regel und Ausnahmen nach Art. 269 und 269a OR) [Unfair Rent (rules and exceptions pursuant to Art. 269 and 269a Swiss Law of Obligations)]
    Dissertation, Series information on the Swiss Law of Obligations, volume 55,
    Schulthess Polygraphischer Verlag, Zurich 1997
  • Ausnahmsweiser Entzug der Suspensivwirkung von Rechtsmitteln gegen Sportstättenprojekte - am Beispiel des Zürcher Rechts [Revocation by way of exception of the suspensory effect of appeals against sports facilities projects – citing Zurich law] (PDF)
    in: CaS 2/2004, 132 ff.