Stephan Buhofer

lic.iur. Stephan Buhofer
Attorney at law
Bon 1969

Main Practice Areas

General Business law, Swiss and international contract law, conflict of laws, Anglo-American law, public international law (in particular law of international organizations and international climate coverntions).


Stephan Buhofer studied law at the University of Zurich and was in 2001 admitted to the Zurich Bar. After three years of professional experience at our firm, he obtained an LL.M. degree from the Columbia Law School in New York and was admitted to the New York Bar. Subsequently, he worked during four years for the New York law firm Becker Glynn. 2010 he joined the legal department of the United Nations and worked for a peacekeeping Operation, the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Converntion on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn and the World Intellectual Property Organzation (WIPO) in Geneva. He again joined our firm in 2017.


German, French, English.


Zurich Bar Association.


Structuring the Law: The Common Law and the Roman Institutional System, Swiss Review of International and European Law (SZIER/RSDIE) 5/2007, pp. 703-741.

Case Law: Comparative Analysis of a Legal Team, Zeitschrift Recht, January 2001, pp. 11-14.