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Niklaus Glatthard

Niklaus Glatthard



T +41 58 258 10 00
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Niklaus Glatthard


Bratschi Ltd.
Bahnhofstrasse 70
P.O. Box
CH-8021 Zurich

T +41 58 258 10 00
F +41 58 258 10 99
German, French, English


Niklaus Glatthard advises corporate clients and individuals in all matters relating to corporate and commercial law, national and international contract law as well as on succession planning.

Niklaus Glatthard currently serves as chairman of the Young Professionals committee and as member of the executive board of the Swiss-Asian Chamber of Commerce (SACC).

Admitted to the Swiss Bar since 2014.

Professional career

  • Bratschi AG, Attorney-at-Law (since 2018)
  • Advokatur & Notariat Glatthard, Attorney-at-Law (2017)
  • LALIVE SA, Attorney-at-Law (2014-2016)
  • Regional Court Bern-Mittelland, Criminal and Civil Divison, Trainee (2012-2013)
  • Lustenberger Attorneys-at-Law, Trainee (2011-2012)
  • High Court Hong Kong S.A.R., Marshall with the Honorable Mr. Justice Reyes and the Honorable Mr. Justice Macrae (2011)


  • LL.M., University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. (2011)
  • Master of Law, University of Zurich, Zurich (2010)
  • Bachelor of Law, University of Bern, Bern (2009)

Other activities

  • Chairman Young Professionals and Delegate of the Executive Board, Swiss-Asian Chamber of Commerce (SACC) (since 2013)
  • Member of the Steering Committee, NextGen CH - Young Professionals Network (since 2016)


  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Corporate and Commercial law
  • Inheritance Law and Succession Planning
  • Data Protection Law
  • Art Law
  • Domestic and International Litigation


Publication Verbesserter Kulturgüterschutz zwischen der Schweiz und China durch bilaterale Vereinbarung? Glatthard Niklaus, in: Ruizhong (Magazin der Gesellschaft Schweiz-China) 1/2016, S. 11

Publication Conference report: Kunst & Recht / Art & Law 2015 Glatthard Niklaus, in: Art Law Magazine 12/2015, S. 16-18

Publication China, Switzerland and the Transfer of Cultural Goods Glatthard Niklaus, in: Jusletter vom 22. Juni 2015

Publication Arbitration in matters of succession with special consideration of the Regulation (EU) No. 650/2012 Glatthard Niklaus, zusammen mit Jahnel Werner/Sykora Daniel, in: b-Arbitra, Belgian Review of Arbitration 1/2015, S. 41 ff.

Publication Sicherung eines Grundstücks - Hinweise zum Reservationsvertrag Glatthard Niklaus, zusammen mit Quinto Cornel, in: Blickwinkel, SIA 2/2012, S. 22