Dr. iur. Maria Walter Burkhardt, LL.M.

Position
Partner

Expertise
Maria Walter represents clients before state courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative bodies, focusing on corporate, commercial and banking litigation, including FINMA enforcement proceedings

Professional experience
Admitted to the bar since 2006; law clerk with the District Court of Zurich (2003–2005); associate with Lenz & Staehelin (2006–2007 and 2008–2011); legal counsel with the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA (enforcement proceedings against banks; 2012); legal counsel with Coutts & Co Ltd (2012); partner with Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG, Zurich, since 2012

Languages
German, English, French

Education
Studies at the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 1998; Dr. iur. 2005); research and teaching assistant with the chair of private and commercial law at the University of Zurich (Prof. H.C. von der Crone, 1999–2001 and 2003); post graduate studies at the Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2008)

Professional affiliations
Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)


Publications
  • Walter, Maria: Gedanken zum einstweiligen Rechtsschutz gegen pflichtwidriges Handeln von Verwaltungsräten, SZW 90 (2018), S. 531 - 546
  • Walter, Maria: Ans Gesetz gebunden und doch frei: Wie Richter Urteile fällen, in: Zweifelsfälle, hg. v. Christine Abbt/Oliver Diggelmann, Bern 2007, S. 137 - 153.
  • Walter, Maria: Die Wissenszurechnung im schweizerischen Privatrecht, Bern 2005 (= Abhandlungen zum schweizerischen Recht, Heft 690).
  • von der Crone, Hans Caspar/Walter, Maria: Konzernerklärung und Konzernverantwortung, SZW 73 (2001), S. 53 - 68.