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Prof. Dr. Andreas Donatsch

Prof. Dr. Andreas Donatsch

Attorney at Law, Counsel

+41 (0)44 213 63 63

Experience

Prof. Dr. Andreas Donatsch has many years of experience as a scholar, judge, public prosecutor, police officer and lawyer in the fields of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Law. He works as an expert for companies, lawyers and individuals.

Career

  • Since 2013: Counsel and attorney with Umbricht Attorneys
  • Since 1992: Professor of criminal law and criminal procedure law at the University of Zurich
  • Since 2001: Member of the Bar Examination Commission of the Canton of Zurich
  • 1999-2008: Editor of the Swiss Journal of Criminal Law
  • 1995-2012: Judge at the Court of Cassation of the Canton of Zurich
  • 2004-2006: Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Zurich
  • 1993-2009: Counsel with Stiffler & Partner Attorneys, Zurich
  • 1992-1998: Head of the Institute of Law of the University of Zurich
  • 1990-1992: Associate Professor at the University of Zurich
  • 1988-2001: Substitute member of the Bar Examination Commission, Zurich
  • 1987-1990: Assistant Professor at the University of Zurich
  • 1987: Private Lecturer (Privatdozent) for Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Law, University of Zurich
  • 1986-1987: District Attorney, Bülach
  • 1981: Dr. iur., University of Zurich
  • 1979: Admission to the Bar, Canton Graubünden
  • 1977: lic. iur. University of Zurich

Preferred Areas of Work

Criminal Business Law, Compliance, Criminal Procedure Law, Criminal Tax Law, Criminal Sports Law, Police Law, International Legal Assistance

Memberships

  • Member of the Jurists' Association of Zurich (President 2007-2009)
  • Member of the Swiss Forensic Society (President 2009-2012)
  • Member of the Alumni Organisation of the Law Faculty at the University of Zurich (President since 2006)
  • Member of the Alumni Foundation of the Law Faculty of the University of Zurich (President since 2005)
  • Member of the Criminological Institute Commission of the Canton of Zurich
  • Member of the Commission for the University of Seniors in Zurich

Publications

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Languages

German, French