Fritz Rothenbühler


Fritz Rothenbühler is a partner on the Insolvency and Restructuring team. He advises creditors and debtors on national and cross-border restructuring and insolvency issues. He also acts as an administrator/liquidator in composition and bankruptcy proceedings.

Fritz Rothenbühler’s other preferred areas of practice include corporate and competition law as well as construction and real estate.

He also advises and represents individuals on selected cases.

Fritz Rothenbühler provides both advice and litigation support in the above areas of law.

Practice Areas:

Insolvency and Restructuring
Litigation and Arbitration
Real Estate
Corporate and Commercial


Mopac modern packaging AG: Liquidator
Unifina Holding AG in debt restructuring liquidation: Liquidator
Schmidlin AG Fassaden in debt restructuring liquidation: Liquidator

Weidenareal Metall AG in debt restructuring liquidation (ex Swissmetal): Liquidator
President of the Bern Bar Association BAV-AAB (5/2013 - 5/2017)
Bar Chamber of the Canton of Bern, Member (2003-2018)


2000 Partner Wenger Plattner
1995 University of Fribourg (Dr. iur.)
1992 Partner at law firm Brand, Maeschi, Rieben, Bigler & Rothenbühler, Berne
1986 Associate at law firm Bratschi, Emch & von Graffenried, Berne / Zurich
1986 University of Berne (Admission to the Bar)


Selected publications:

Merger Control
Article "Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide Switzerland" ( exclusive reporting for Switzerland by Dr. Fritz Rothenbühler and Dr. Sébastien Gobat

Kommentar zu Art. 317-324 SchKG (in German)
In: Kurzkommentar SchKG - Schuldbetreibungs- und Konkursgesetz, Hunkeler Daniel (Hrsg.), 2. Auflage, Basel 2014

Kommentar zu Art. 326-332 SchKG (in German)
In: Kurzkommentar SchKG - Schuldbetreibungs- und Konkursgesetz, Hunkeler Daniel (Hrsg.), 2. Auflage, Basel 2014

Insolvenzrechtliche Irrwege im Bereich der Mehrwertsteuer (in German)
In: Jusletter vom 29. November 2010 (zusammen mit Hunkeler Daniel)

Freizügigkeit für Anwälte - Grundzüge des schweizerischen und europäischen Anwaltsrechts unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Freizügigkeit
Dissertation, Universität Bern 1995


Dr. Fritz Rothenbühler
Attorney at Law
Wenger Plattner
Attorneys at Law Tax Advisors Public Notaries
Jungfraustrasse 1
3000 Bern

T +41 31 357 00 00
F +41 31 357 00 01


Bar admission (1986)


German, English, French