Livia Keller focuses on commercial litigation and advises mainly on employment law and contract law. She also advises on the employment law aspects of significant domestic and cross-border transactions and on related topics.


Livia Keller specialises in large and complex international and domestic proceedings in different fields of civil law, in particular corporate, contract and employment law. She has particular expertise in employment law, especially with regard to compensation matters, wrongful termination claims, working time and international personnel lending.

Livia Keller is recognised by Legal 500 as a recommended lawyer in litigation and employment.

The following is a selection of cases in which Livia Keller has acted:

  • Civil proceedings concerning an international Swiss industrial company faced with numerous lawsuits brought by the minority shareholder pertaining to e.g., requests for information, challenges against resolutions of the general meeting, as well as director’s liability under corporate law

  • Civil proceedings concerning an international bank in the context of the misappropriation of client funds by a customer relationship officer

  • Employment litigation regarding validity of termination and substantial bonus claims

  • Employment law advice in a major M&A transaction, in particular regarding employment due diligence, transfer of employment relationships, and potential mass dismissal

  • Employment law advice regarding the structuring, drafting and implementation of international employment agreements across group companies

  • IBA International Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association