Thomas Hügi

Primary Practice Areas

commercial, corporate and capital market law
contract and licencing law
sports law
bank and financial market law

Thomas Hügi has extended entrepreneurial and operative experience and is member of several boards of directors and executive committees.

Thomas Hügi is registered in the official register of lawyers of the Canton of Zurich and is permitted to practice anywhere in Switzerland and to in front of all Swiss courts and public authorities.


2011 − today
2009 – today
Independent activity in the field of Venture Capital
2006 – 2009 CEO/COO of a software development company, listed on the stock exchange, with more than 50 employees in CH-Baar and D-Berlin (General standard, German stock exchange)
2000 – 2006 Member of the Group Executive Committee (responsible for legal services, human resources, information technology and infrastructure) of a leading European sports marketing company with more than 300 employees in CH-Zug
1997 – 2000 Attorney at law at a leading Swiss business law firm with over 100 professionals in CH-Zürich
1992 – 1995 Attorney at law at a law firm specialising in copyright-, publishing-, media and advertising law in CH-Bern
1992 – 1995 Lecturer for media law at the Swiss Media Education Centre (MAZ) in CH-Lucerne
1992 – 1995 Lecturer for media law at the Swiss Education Centre of Marketing, Advertising and Communication (SAWI) in CH-Biel, CH-Basel and CH-Zürich
1989 – 1992 Law clerk at Swiss courts and law firms in Switzerland
1986 Internship in the human resources department of one of the largest international pharmaceutical companies in CH-Basel


1996 University of Amsterdam, LL.M.
1996 University of Bern, Dr. iur.
1992 Supreme Court of the Canton of Bern, Attorney at law


German, English, French, Italian and Spanish


2015 Sportrecht, Stämpflis juristische Lehrbücher SjL, Bern 2015
2013 Mit Doping ist alles umsonst, in: Anwaltsrevue 08/2013, S. 340 ff.
2003 Der Sportveranstalter als globaler Unternehmer und Vertragspartner, in: SpuRt, Zeitschrift für
         Sport und Recht, 2/2003, S. 84 ff.
1997 Die Veröffentlichung vergleichender Warentests unter lauterkeitsrechtlichen Aspekten –
         in der Schweiz und inden USA, Diss. Bern 1997 (Abhandlungen zum Schweizer Recht (ASR),
         Bd. 590)
1993 Übersicht über die bundesgerichtliche Rechtsprechung zur journalistischen Praxis, in: Journalismus
         in der Schweiz, Schriften zur Medienpraxis, Michael Schanne/Peter Schulz (Hrsg.), Luzern 1993
1993 Medienrecht, Stämpflis juristische Lehrbücher SjL, 2. Auflage, Bern 1993,

         Leo Schürmann/Peter Nobel: Mitarbeit am 2. Kapitel (Das Recht der elektronischen Medien)

Professional Memberships

Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)


Dr. iur. Thomas Hügi, LL.M.
Stampfenbachstrasse 123
CH-8006 Zürich

Tel: +41 44 377 30 20
Fax.: +41 44 377 30 29