Johannes Vontobel

Attorney at Law
Partner at Battegay Dürr AG

Johannes Vontobel primarily represents our clients in proceedings before courts, arbitration courts and administrative authorities. In doing so, he is able to utilize his many years of experience as a proven specialist in Swiss and international procedural and enforcement law. As a litigator, he mainly focuses on construction and real estate law, employment law, company law and debt enforcement and bankruptcy law. Johannes Vontobel also provides comprehensive advice to associations, companies and private individuals in all matters related to business law.

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Johannes Vontobel is entered in the attorney register for the canton of Basel-Stadt.

Languages: German, English


2016 – Partner at Battegay Dürr AG
2014 – 2015 Attorney at Battegay Dürr AG
2013 – Legal secretary at SVIT-Schiedsgericht (industry arbitration board)
2012 – 2016 Substitute judge at the Civil Court of Basel-Stadt
2012 – 2013 Attorney at a Swiss law firm
2009 – 2011 Assistant, University of Basel, Chair of Civil Law and Civil Procedure, under Prof. Thomas Sutter-Somm
2008 Admitted to the bar for Basel-Stadt
2007 – 2008 Traineeship at a Basel law firm
2006 – 2007 Traineeship at the Civil Court of Basel-Stadt
2006 Law degree from the University of Basel


Basel Bar Association, Swiss Bar Association, Pro Iure alumni association, Freiwillige Akademische Gesellschaft Basel, Basel Lawyers Association


Commentary (co-author) on Art. 271–276, in: Zürcher Kommentar zur schweizerischen Zivilprozessordnung (Zurich Commentary on the Swiss Civil Procedure Code), Zurich 2013, 2nd edition, ed.: Sutter-Somm Thomas/Hasenböhler Franz/Leuenberger Christoph

Schweizerisches Zivilprozessrecht (Swiss Civil Procedure Law), Sutter-Somm, Thomas; Vontobel, Johannes (contrib.); Seiler, Benedikt (contrib.); Pesenti, Francesca (contrib.); Lötscher, Cordula (contrib.); 2nd edition, Zurich 2012