David Suter

David Suter

Dr. iur., Attorney at Law


Raemistrasse 5
CH-8024 Zurich

Tel +41 58 200 39 00

Fax +41 58 200 39 11

Dr. David Suter focuses on national and international litigation and arbitration. In addition, he supports the specialist's unit of the SRO/SLV in its anti-money laundering activities and advises clients in various areas of private law. David Suter holds a doctorate with a close connection to China and is fluent in Mandarin (HSK 6).

Practice groups
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation and insolvency
  • 2018: Admission to the bar in the canton of Zurich
  • 2015: PhD, Zurich University
  • 2009: MLaw, Zurich University
Experience / Career
  • since 2018: Associate at Kellerhals Carrard Zurich
  • 2015-2016: Legal clerk (auditor) at the District Court in Zurich
  • 2015: Intern at Eiger Law, Taipeh
  • 2009-2010: Senior Visiting Student at Tsinghua University, Beijing
  • German
  • English
  • Chinese
  • Zurich Lawyers' Association (Zürcherischer Juristenverein)
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce SCCC
Media / Rankings / Awards
  • Annual Award 2015 of the Law Faculty, Zurich University

Publications and presentations
  • Helen Keller / David Suter: Ne bis in idem und nemo tenetur im Steuerstrafrecht. Praxis des EGMR und ihre Auswirkungen auf die Schweiz, in SteuerRevue 2018/12 S. 908-921 (1. Teil) und 2019/1 S. 4-18 (2. Teil)

  • David Suter: «The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation», in: Jusletter vom 27. Juni 2016

  • David Suter: The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. A Chinese Practice of International Law, Dissertation, Universität Zürich 2014, Helen Keller (Referentin) und Harro von Senger (Korreferent), publiziert als Zürcher Studie zum Völkerrecht Nr. 232, Zürich: Schulthess 2015

  • David Suter und Nathan Kaiser (Supervisor): "PRC Space Law: Current Status and Overview", Eigerlaw: März 2015

  • David Suter: "China Forging International Law: The SCO Experience", The Diplomat, 7. September 2014

  • Helen Keller / David Suter: "Friendly Settlements and Unilateral Declarations: An Analysis of the ECtHR’s Case Law after the Entry into Force of Protocol No. 14", in Samantha Besson (Hrsg.), The European Court of Human Rights after Protocol 14 – Preliminary Assessment and Perspectives (Forum Europarecht 22), Zürich: Schulthess 2011, S. 55–92

  • Stefan Schlegel / David Suter, "Verwirklichung der Grundrechte", in: Jusletter vom 9 Mai 2011

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