Patrik Richard

Patrik Richard

Attorney at Law, Mediator SCCM SBA SFM

Effingerstrasse 1
CH-3001 Berne

Tel +41 58 200 35 00

Fax +41 58 200 35 11


Monika Kräuchi

+41 58 200 35 30

Patrik Richard advises and mediates in corporate commercial as well as in family law related issues. He has a long history of working with private enterprises, including family owned companies operating in Switzerland and abroad. He is experienced in the fields of marketing, sales and key account management. His extensive practice as an in-house general counsel combined with his mindset of a mediator can lead to long-term solutions surpassing all expectations.

Practice areas
  • Comercial Mediation
  • Commercial law
  • Contractual law
  • Family law
Practice groups
  • M&A, capital markets and corporate
  • Since 2009: various trainings in communicaiton, conflict management and commercial mediation in Berne, Zurich and Basel
  • 2009: Mediator SDM, Bernese University of Applied Science
  • 1990: Bar exam, Canton of Berne
Experience / Career
  • 2007- : General counsel of Haag-Streit Holding AG, Koeniz
  • 2000-2006: Secretary general of Berna Biotech AG, Bern
  • 1994-2000: different positions in marketing and key account management in international and national companies in the region of Berne
  • 1991-1993: Delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) with missions in African conflict regions
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • President Swiss Chamber for Commercial Mediation Section Berne
  • Swiss Federation of Mediation Association 
  • Coordination Mediation Bern as well as Fribourg 
  • Mediator Swiss Bar Association
Further activities
  • since 2007: General Counsel of Haag-Streit Holding AG, Koeniz 
  • Sworn mediator Canton Fribourg
  • Co-President Swiss Chamber for Commercial Mediation Section Berne
Publications and presentations
  • "Umgang mit Konflikten", Referat gehalten anlässlich des Jahresschlusses der Evangelisch-Reformierten Kirchgemeinde Köniz vom 11. Dezember 2013

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