Biography

Daniel Urech, a former partner and now of counsel at the Zurich law firm Wenger & Vieli AG, advises international clients (predominantly in the field of financial services) on company law, contract law, and corporate governance.

Mr. Urech was a board member of the Zurich Bar Association and its Chairman in 1995 and 1996. He is currently:

  • a member of the board of several international companies (among them are members of Adinvest and ReedElsevier); and
  • the Chairman of the board of a major Swiss international school and various cultural and civic institutions.

Before joining Wenger & Vieli, he was a Founding Partner of Hürlimann Urech & Uhlmann. Prior to that, he acquired broad professional expertise:

  • in the Zurich Insurance Company with postings in Zurich, Chicago, and London;
  • from being part of the Aga Khan’s personal planning and advisory team; and
  • as the Regional Manager (Middle East) of the Swiss Bank Corporation.

Born in 1938 and a native Swiss, Mr. Urech was educated at the Universities of Geneva (école d'interprêtes, faculté de droit), Princeton (Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs), and Bern (Law School).

Daniel Urech

Regions & Countries
Switzerland
Expertise
Legal

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