Benno P. Hafner

Attorney at Law, LL.M


Business degree in 1969; Universities of Berne and Zurich (lic. iur. 1978); studies in international business law, Zurich University (LL. M. 1998)

Professional experience

Court clerk in Lucerne 1978; legal advisor STG-Coopers & Lybrand AG (PricewaterhouseCoopers), Zurich (1980-1985); head of legal department of Kontron-Holding AG, Zurich, former sub-group of F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG (1986-1990); partner Werder & Schaub, attorneys-at-law in Zurich (1990-1992); co-founder of Hafner & Hochstrasser in 1992, today senior partner.

Chairman of the board of Aveva Trust SA


Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations


German, English, French, Italian

Practice Areas

Commercial law, contractual law, international law, corporate law, banking and stock exchange law, conflict of laws and tax law, art law