Brigitta Kratz

Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law

Partner

kratz@b-legal.ch

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Education and Experience

  • University of Zurich (lic. iur., 1982 – 1987)
  • Research assistant and doctoral candidate at the chair of Prof. Dr. Peter Forstmoser at the University of Zurich (1987 – 1990)
  • Judicial and legal internships (1991 – 1994)
  • Admitted to the Bar (Zurich 1995)
  • Legal secretary at the Commercial Court of the Canton of Zurich (1995 – 1997)
  • University of Zurich (Dr. iur., 1996)
  • London School of Economics and Political Science LSE (LL.M. in Commercial and Corporate Law, IT and Telecommunications Law, International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property Law, 1998 -1999)
  • Secondment as Legal Counsel in the International Legal Service of an energy company in Brussels (2000)
  • Attorney at law in various commercial law firms in Zurich (1997 – 2008)
  • Lecturer at the University of St. Gallen HSG and other Swiss universities (since 2002)
  • Lecturer in energy law at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW (2014 – 2018)
  • Vice-President of the Swiss Federal Electricity Commission ElCom (2007 -2018)
  • Self-employed Attorney at Law (2009 -2019)
  • Swiss Board School of the University of St. Gallen HSG (Board of Directors programme “New Concepts for the Board of Directors”, Corporate Governance, 2018)
  • Partner at Stiffler & Partner Rechtsanwälte (2019-2021)
  • Partner at Badertscher Rechtsanwälte AG (since 2021)

Memberships

  • Zurich Bar Association ZAV
  • Swiss Bar Association SAV
  • Swiss Arbitration Association ASA
  • Swiss Institute of Directors SioD
  • Europa Institute at the University of Zurich EIZ
  • UZH Alumni

Sprachen

  • German
  • French
  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish