Dr. Christian T. Suffert is a partner at Suffert Neuenschwander & Partner. An expert in tenancy and labour law, Dr. Suffert represents and frequently litigates for private individuals, companies and authorities, additionally handling cases in the areas of criminal, IT, intellectual property and public procurement law.

As a listed trusted lawyer for the Zurich Tenants Association, he represents clients concerning any and all tenancy law matters before arbitration tribunals and in court. As a former professional athlete still active non-competitively, he advises other athletes and clubs on complaint proceedings, contractual issues, non-profit club/association law and other legal matters.

  • Labour law
  • Tenancy law
  • Commercial and contract law
  • IT and intellectual property law
  • Litigation and judgements
  • Public procurement law
  • Corporate law
  • Advisory board service
  • Managing Director, update Software Switzerland GmbH
  • Board member of several sport clubs (football, tennis)
  • Chairman of the examination board of Swiss Medtech (formerly Fasmed) for the qualification of “Certified Medical Technology Consultant, shqa”


1999 University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
1997 Admitted to the Swiss bar
1994 University of Zurich (lic. iur.)
since 2003 Partner at SNPlegal
since 1995 Legal adviser and listed trusted attorney to Zurich Tenants
2009 – 2017 Labour law lecturer at Zurich University of Applied Sciences in
Business Administration, teaching Project Management on the
Master’s programme
2000 – 2003 Attorney-at-law and later Junior Partner at a Zurich law firm
1994 – 1995 Auditor at Dielsdorf District Court

Dissertation: “Employee Protection in a Business Ownership Change: The Legal Situation in Switzerland as Compared to Germany”