Stefano Codoni

lic. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law

Stefano Codoni is a partner at Walder Wyss and he heads its Lugano Office. Stefano Codoni's practice focuses mainly on intellectual property, life science and technology related transactions (including private equity, venture capital and M&A ) and litigation. Other areas of work are corporate and commercial law. Stefano Codoni also regularly acts as counsel in international commercial arbitration disputes and has experience as sole arbitrator and member of arbitration panels. He is a member of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution, which assists the Swiss Chambers of Commerce and Industry in administering arbitration proceedings under the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration.

Stefano Codoni was born in 1967 and was educated at the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 1991) and at the University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College (LL.M. 1995). He was admitted to the Zurich bar in 1994. Prior to his joining Walder Wyss in 2013, he held positions as a District Court law clerk, as Foreign Associate in a leading London law firm and as Associate and, during 12 years, as Partner in Zurich and Lugano law firms.

He is fluent in Italian, German, English and French. He is registered with the Ticino Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.