Christoph Küng

Christoph Küng

lic. iur., Chief LegalTech Officer
Betr. oec. FH, certified tax expert

christoph.kueng@kellerhals-carrard.ch

Raemistrasse 5
CH-8024 Zurich

Tel +41 58 200 39 00

Fax +41 58 200 39 11

Assistant:

Nicole Duerkhoff

nicole.duerkhoff@kellerhals-carrard.ch


Christoph Küng is Chief LegalTech Officer at Kellerhals Carrard. He is responsible for the identification and implementation of digitalization topics and legal technology projects. Additional tasks cover process optimization, business development and marketing. He is co-founder and president of the Swiss LegalTech Association (SLTA) and a LegalTech entrepreneur. Christoph has experience in process- and project management and has worked for many years as a tax consultant in various positions at a Big4 company, a big law firm and in the legal department of a bank.


Practice areas
  • Legal Technology
  • Digitalization
  • Change-Management
  • Process and Project management
  • Quality management
  • Business development
  • Marketing
Education
  • 2014: certified tax expert, EXPERTsuisse
  • 2007: lic. iur., University of Zurich
  • 2002: BA Finance, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW)
Experience / Career
  • since 2018: Chief LegalTech Officer at Kellerhals Carrard
  • since 2018: President, Swiss LegalTech Association (SLTA)
  • since 2016: LegalTech entrepreneur with a LegalTech-startup company
  • 2012-2016: Vice Director, Group Tax, Zurich Cantonal Bank
  • 2010-2012: Tax consultant in a big-law firm
  • 2008-2009: Tax consultant in a Big-4 company
  • 1994-2008: Various functions in financial services companies
Languages
  • German
  • English
Further activities
  • Co-founder and president of the Swiss LegalTech Association (SLTA)
  • Author of various publications on the subject of LegalTech, digitalization of legal market and future structures of law firms
  • Co-founder of the Swiss LegalTech Conference & Hackathon
  • Consultant to institutions in the field of crypto & digitalization
  • Founder and advisor of the LEC Club (www.lecclub.ch)
Board memberships
  • Member of the Boards of Directors at Skuani AG
  • Chairman of the board of substrat.ch AG
Publications and presentations
  • Legal Marketplaces and Platforms, in: New Suits, Appetite for Disruption in the Legal World, Michele DeStefano & Günther Dobrauz (Hrsg.), Stämpfli 2019

  • Digital Evolution in the Legal Environment, Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC), 2019

  •  LegalTech eine Standortbestimmung, Deutsch-Schweizerische Juristenvereinigung e.V. (DSJV), 2018

     

  • Automation of processes and legal documents and smart digital tendering of legal services, Legal Council, The Conference Board, 201

  • Legal online Marketplaces & Professional Legal Products, 9. Anwaltskongress des Schweizerischen Anwaltsverbandes (SAV), 201

  • Digitalisierung der Rechtsberatung, Fachreferat, Zürcher Anwaltsverband (ZAV) Fachgruppe Handelsrecht, 2017

  • Grundriss des Prozess- und Qualitätsengineerings im Dienstleistungsbetrieb, Sauerländerverlag 2003

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