Lea Ruckstuhl

Lea Ruckstuhl

MLaw, Attorney at Law

lea.ruckstuhl@kellerhals-carrard.ch

Raemistrasse 5
CH-8024 Zurich

Tel +41 58 200 39 00

Fax +41 58 200 39 11

Assistant:

Simona Boss

simona.boss@kellerhals-carrard.ch


Lea Ruckstuhl has an in-depth understanding of all aspects of Leasing and financing, thanks to her experience as Head of a department of the self-regulatory organisation of the Swiss Leasing Association (as stated in the Swiss Money Laundering Act). Her practice focuses on the financial market supervisory law in the non-bank and insurance sector, and particularly on the prevention of money laundering. She also assists clients with matters of general contract, commercial and corporate law.
Lea Ruckstuhl acts both in an advisory capacity and as a litigator. She is appreciated for her efficiency and her communicative skills and known as someone who is solution-oriented, with a strong focus on commercial aspects.


Practice areas
  • Advising and representing corporate clients in leasing (particular capital goods leasing) and financing
  • Financial markets supervisory law in the non-bank and insurance sector, particularly prevention of money laundering
  • Focus on general contract and commercial law as well as corporate law and employment law
Practice groups
  • M&A, capital markets and corporate
  • Litigation and insolvency
  • Compliance, white collar crime
  • Employment law
Education
  • 2010: Bar exam, Canton of Bern
  • 2007: Master of Law at the University of Fribourg („summa cum laude“) with the supplement European law
Experience / Career
  • Since 2011: Associate at Kellerhals Attorneys at Law
  • 2009-2010: Legal advisor at Beobachter (Axel Springer Schweiz AG) and preparation of the bar exam
  • 2009: Assistant at the University of Fribourg (lecturer Dr. Beat Brechbühl and Dr. Andreas Güngerich)
  • 2008-2009: Internship in order to be admitted to the Bar at Kellerhals Attorneys at Law in Bern
  • 2007-2008: Internship in order to be admitted to the Bar at the district court in Thun
  • 1999-2004: founding member and editor of the swiss radio youth channel SRF Virus
Languages
  • German
  • English
  • French
Memberships
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
Further activities
  • Head of one of the departments of the self-regulatory organisation of the Swiss Leasing Association (according to the Swiss Money Laundering Act)
  • Member of the self-regulatory organisation of the Swiss Insurance Association (according to the Swiss Money Laundering Act)
  • Secretary of the Forum SRO (2011-2012)
  • Lecturer (CAS Leasing, module: compliance) at Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
Media / Rankings / Awards
  • 2007: Frilex-Price for the best university degree in autumn 2007 of the law faculty of the University of Fribourg

Publications and presentations
  • Lea Ruckstuhl / Omar Abo Youssef, ICLG: Anti-Money Laundering 2018 | Switzerland

  • Daniel Lengauer / Lea Ruckstuhl, Compliance, Schulthess Verlag 2017

  • Markus Hess / Lea Ruckstuhl, AGB-Kontrolle nach dem neuen Art. 8 UWG - eine kritische Auslegeordnung, AJP 9/2012, S.1188 ff.

  • Dr. Daniel Alder / Lea Ruckstuhl, Von der Verschärfung der AGB-Inhaltskontrolle zu Neuerungen im elektronischen Geschäftsverkehr: Die UWG-Revision in Kürze, k&b 2/2012

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