Dr. Nicolas Herzog


Nicolas Herzog (PhD in law in 1999 from University of Zurich [summa cum laude], admitted to the Swiss bar in 2001, LL.M. from New York University School of Law 2004, MCIArb) is a partner of the Niedermann firm and focuses on commercial dispute resolution (litigation and arbitration) in the cross-border context. He also regularly sits as arbitrator; past engagements include ICSID, ICC and Swiss Rules arbitrations.

Nicolas also regularly takes instructions to enforce foreign judgments and orders and to attach assets in Switzerland. He has represented clients from various industries in fraud, financial, corporate and joint venture disputes. He is fluent in English, French, German and conversant in Spanish.

According to Who’s Who Legal he manages an „outstanding litigation practice with notable expertise in cross-border disputes.” He is „a distinguished figure in the Swiss market” (WWL 2018) and „a superb litigator and wins praise among sources who note there is none better when it comes to fraud matters in Switzerland.” He comes „highly recommended” in complex cross-border banking and finance disputes and is commended for his skill in asset recovery (WWL 2018).

WWL 2021 (Litigation): „Nicolas Herzog focuses his renowned practice on financial and corporate disputes and is hailed as „one of the very best litigators in the Swiss market.”” He is a „go-to figure for cross-border litigation in financial, corporate and joint venture disputes.”

WWL 2021 (Asset Recovery): „He has superb technical knowledge, gives strategic advice” -- „A pleasure to work with”

WWL 2023 (Commercial Litigation): „Nicolas Herzog wins effusive praise thanks to his excellent reputation as „a brilliant litigator“ who excels in fraud and financial disputes.“

Legal500 (2022): „Nicolas Herzog is the star individual, very calm, intelligent, determined. A go-to litigator.”

Legal500 2023 (Litigation): „superb“

Legal500 2024 (Litigation): „Outstanding.” [He is] exactly who you want fighting your corner.