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Peter Haas, Managing Partner

Peter Haas

Managing Partner

Attorney at Law, LL.M.


German, English, French

Practice areas

  • Consumer
  • Employment law
  • Global contracts and policies
  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Personal injury claims litigation
  • Product liability and product recall
  • Public International Law
  • Transport

Practice notes

Peter Haas is a founding partner of Eversheds Sutherland in Switzerland and Managing Partner since September 2013. His practice areas are national and international litigation as well as employment and contract law. Peter has a particular expertise in insurance and liability matters. He is the head of the insurance team (including social insurance) at Eversheds Sutherland Switzerland. His prior experience includes several years as an in-house counsel in the claims department of one of the largest Swiss insurance companies as well as an associate attorney in a business law firm. 

Peter studied Law at the University of Berne and was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 1994. He holds an LL.M. in European law, private international law and arbitration from the University of Essex (UK).

Peter is a member of the executive board of the Bar Association of the Canton of Berne and a member of the Swiss Bar Association. He is a member of the IBA’s insurance committee, its negligence and damages as well as its litigation committee. He is also a member of the Swiss Society of Civil Liability and Insurance Law and its committee AIDA Swiss Chapter, the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce (BSCC) and the American Law Society.

Independent comments

Peter is recognised by Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.

WWL says: Peter Haas is a "very active" lawyer in the insurance and reinsurance field, with extensive experience in liability litigation.