Project Description

Expert Profile

Philippe J.A. Kaiser

Attorney-at-Law & Notary | Partner

Philippe J.A. Kaiser is founding partner and active in the areas of contract, corporate and commercial law. He’s an expert on notarial services and well versed in corporate restructuring.

Philippe Kaiser went into his independet business shortly after completing his legal education and has now been an entrepreneur, lawyer and notary for over ten years.
His passion lies in the problems faced by companies and entrepreneurs, as well as in the support of digitalization and the handling of related legal issues. Philippe not only lectures on these topics and publishes in professional journals, but is also actively involved in various projects and associations. He has many years of experience as a financial intermediary, board member of various companies and non-profit foundations.

Languages: German, English


  • Notarization law
  • Contract law
  • Corporate and trade law
  • Compliance (esp. monetary laundering)
  • Foundation law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Succession, contracts of inheritance and execution of wills
  • Blockchain, Legaltech, Regtech
  • Startups


  • 2012 Kaiser Odermatt & Partner AG, Zug (Lawyer & Notary)
  • 2009 Dr. Andreas Renggli Attorney-at-Law, Zug (Lawyer & Notary)
  • 2008 Zwicky Windlin & Partner, Zug (Lawyer & Notary)
  • 2007 Dr. Andreas Renggli Attorney-at-Law, Zug (Legal Assistant)
  • 2007 Notary of the canton of Zug
  • 2007 Attorney-at-Law (admitted to all courts of Switzerland)
  • 2006 Administrative Court Zug (Law Clerk)
  • 2005 Zwicky Windlin, Zug (Junior Associate)
  • 2005 Master of Law at the University of St. Gallen (lic.iur. HSG)
  • 2000 High School Diploma (Economics & Law), Institute Montana Zugerberg, Zug


  • Member of the Board of Directors of several companies
  • Former Tutor Lawbility (Notarization Law)
  • Expert examiner Association for Procurement and Supply Management (International Contract Law)
  • As financial intermediary member of SRO VQF Association of Quality Assurance in Financial Services
  • Member of the Board of Zuger Sinfonietta, Zug
  • Former Law Clerk, Military Court 6
  • Div. guest lecture (e.g. University of St. Gallen, German Association for Computing in the Judiciary)
  • Founder of the first Swiss company (Drakkensberg AG) incorporated based on blockchain technology (see digitalSwitzerland, press articles here 1 | 2
  • Co-Author of “Trends in the regulation of virtual currencies in Switzerland and the European Union” (download here)
  • Co-Author of “Public certification of electronic and virtual general meetings and circular resolutions” (Swisslex link)
  • Co-Author of “Contribution in kind according to the revised corporate law” (download here)
  • Member of Disruption Disciples, DIDAS
  • Member of JusClub Zug

Deals & Cases

Participated in the position document from DIDAS

11. November 2021|

Diego Benz participated in the position document from DIDAS ( for the discussion around «Zielbild E-ID». An important step towards establishing «ambition level 3» or an open ecosystem of digital evidence should be the

Revision of circulars of the SBF

20. October 2021|

We are pleased to announce that Diego Benz of Kaiser Odermatt & Partner AG has collaborated with other experts in the revision of circulars of the Swiss Blockchain Federation. The revised circulars provide a

Article in the Reprax journal

29. September 2021|

Lukas Müller, Mailik Ong and Patrik Odermatt from Kaiser Odermatt &  Partner have published an article on coat trade from a civil, criminal and notarial law perspective in the Reprax Journal 3/2021, p. 207.

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