Prof. Dr. iur. Walter Fellmann

Preferred fields of law

Contract law
Liability and insurance law
Private an public building law
Commercial and company law
Schiedsgerichte


Education
1980 Degree in Law from the University of Berne
1981 Attorney’s License
1983 Notary’s License
1984 Doctorate
1993 Post-doctoral thesis at the University of Zurich with a commentary on the law of mandate
2008 Professional membership of SAV (Swiss Bar Association) specializing in liability and insurance law

Professional career
1983 Joined the law firm
From 1985 Partner in the law firm
1985-1986 Vice-Chairman of the Cantonal Mediation Office for Rentals
1986-1991 Part-time judge at the Administrative Court of the Canton of Lucerne (Tax Law Division)
1993-2000 Private lecturer at the University of Zurich (www.unizh.ch)
2000-2001 Honorary Professor at the University of Zurich
2001-2004 Part-time Associate Professor of European and Swiss Private Law at the University of Lucerne (www.unilu.ch)
From 2005 Part-time Full Professor of European and Swiss Private Law at the University of Lucerne
From 2011 Full Professor of European and Swiss Private Law at the University of Lucerne

Other Activities
1993 - 1995 Actuary of the Lucerne Bar Association
1995 - 1999 Chairman of the Lucerne Bar Association
1997 - 2006 Member of the Arbitration Commission for Central Swiss Chambers of Commerce and Industry
1997 - 2006 Co-founder and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Legal Education, Lucerne
2002 - 2015 Chairman of the School Board of the Lucerne Cantonal High School
2007 - 2015 Member of the Faculty Board of the Law Faculty, University of Lucerne
From 2001 Member of the editorial team of the “Haftpflicht und Versicherung” journal (HAVE, “Liability and Insurance”)
From 2010 Director of Continuing Education in Law, the further education initiative in the Faculty of Law, University of Lucerne

w.fellmann@fellmann-partner.com

Languages
German
English

 

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