Claudia Christen, attorney at law, CH-8032 Zürich,


Claudia Christen, Attorney at Law

German, English, French, Italian

Bar Admission in Switzerland, 2002
University of Zurich, lic. iur., 1998
Federal Commercial Diploma, 1983

since 2006 own law firm in Zurich
In-house Counsel of Cinetrade-group of companies in Zurich (2006-2013 and since 2015)

Lecturer on Art and Copyright Law at the Postgraduate Program Rare Book Librarianship at the University of Basel (2007-2012)

Member of the Board of the Kunstverein Winterthur (Kunstmuseum Winterthur, 2005-2016)

Trainee and Attorney at medium-sized law firms in Lucerne and Winterthur (2001-2005)

Research Assistant at Europa Institute and the Postgraduate Program in International Business Law at the University of Zurich, and Legal Advisor at Swiss Federal Office of Culture / Service on International Transfer of Cultural Objects and Contact Bureau on Looted Art, Berne (1996-2000)

Professional activity as a commercial employee, in the art trade and as head of administration of a mid-sized Swiss art museum (1984-1996)

Member of the Swiss and the Zurich Bar Associations and various other professional organisations