Daniel Eisele has more than 20 years professional experience and has represented clients in more than 250 disputes involving parties and projects from more than 50 countries and on all five continents. He is recognised by Chambers and other directories as a leading lawyer in litigation and arbitration.


Daniel Eisele specialises in large and complex litigation, arbitration and administrative, criminal and other proceedings as well as in the negotiation of commercial contracts and large business transactions.

He won the ILO Client Choice Award – Litigation Switzerland in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018. Legal 500 2018 ranks him number 1 out of 8 Leading Individuals in Litigation Switzerland. Chambers Global 2018 and Chambers Europe 2018 name him a leading lawyer for both litigation and arbitration.

Highlights include:

  • Representing a Swiss client in a Swiss Rules arbitration proceeding against an Italian counterparty regarding a license agreement

  • Representing Swiss clients in a Post M&A dispute before Swiss civil courts against a pharmaceutical company

  • Representing a large European manufacturing company against a Swiss utility company before Swiss civil courts regarding purchase contracts

  • Representing Swiss clients as damaged parties in various criminal proceedings in Switzerland

  • Representing an Asian client against a German party in a Swiss Rules arbitration proceeding concerning a hotel project

  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Vaud Bar Association
  • Swiss Arbitration Association
  • Association Suisse de Droit du Sport
  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

Market Perception

  • …Daniel Eisele, who has ‘extraordinary tactical and legal skills’…

    Legal 500 2017
  • Daniel Eisele ‘… has shown exceptional strategic thinking; he is a highly practical lawyer with a clear understanding of, and focus on, the critical issues of a dispute,’ enthuse clients.

    Chambers Global 2015
  • Daniel Eisele is an expert in litigation and arbitration, where he frequently acts as counsel. He is most active in cases involving the fields of banking, pharmaceuticals, technology and sport. Clients say he is ‘a litigator and arbitrator with a lot of strategic skills.’

    Chambers Global 2017
  • Daniel Eisele is highly rated for his ‘stunning, sophisticated trial tactics’. He is ‘precise, professional and experienced’.

    Legal 500 2013
  • Daniel Eisele is ‘admired for his fighting spirit’.

    Legal 500 2015

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