Dr. Juana Vasella

Legal Counsel

Profile

Juana Vasella primarily works as an legal counsel and provides legal opinions in Swiss, German and international contract law especially in law of transport, logistics and distribution, therapeutic products and health law as well as white collar crime. Additionally, she is a postdoc and a lecturer at the University of Lucerne where she is working on a habilitation project and is the co-director of the Center for Logistics and Transport Law (KOLT).

Business activities

  • Swiss, German and international contract law
  • National and international law of transport, logistics and distribution
  • Therapeutic products and health law
  • White collar crime
  • Trade compliance and regulatory compliance
  • Legal opinions

Education

2016
Doctorate (PhD)
2014
Admitted to the Bar
2002
University of Augsburg, Universidad de Léon and TU Dresden (mag. iur.)

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish

Practical Experience

since 2016
Postdoc and lecturer at the University of Lucerne
since 2016
Legal Counsel at MME
since 2015
Co-director at the Center for Logistics and Transport Law (KOLT)
since 2014
Scientific assistant at the chair of private-, comparative-, international private-, and European law at the University of Lucerne
2010-2011
Junior associate in a large business law firm in Zurich
2007-2009
Legal internship at the Hanseatic Regional Appeal Court Hamburg
2007-2009
Independent employee of the department of Science and Research of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
2002-2009
Scientific employee and lecturer at various chairs for (economic) criminal law, criminal procedure and medicinal law at TU Dresden, the University of Zurich and the Bucerius Law School

Academic Appointments 

  • Lecturer on the law of obligations at the University of Lucerne
  • Co-director of the Center for Logistics and Transport Law (KOLT)
  • Co-publisher and editor of Swissblawg
  • Visiting Research Fellow at King's College London
  • Visiting Research Fellow at British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) in London

Memberships

  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • The German Women Lawyers Association (DJB)
  • German Association for Transport Law (DGTR)

Services

Contact

Dr. Juana Vasella
Legal Counsel

T +41 44 254 99 66
Email
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Publications

  • Trade | Transport | Logistics

    Die schweizerische Kodifikation und ihre Wirkung auf Wertediskussionen im Ausland: 90 Jahre Rezeption des ZGB und OR durch die Türkei, in: Juana Vasella/Anne-Sophie Morand (Hrsg.) Werte im Recht – Das Recht als Wert, Junge Rechtswissenschaft Luzern, Bd. 5 2017

  • Trade | Transport | Logistics

    «Transportkollisionsrecht» – Zur Rolle des IPR bei der grenzüberschreitenden Beförderung von Gütern, in: Pascal Grolimund et al. (Hrsg.) Festschrift für Anton K. Schnyder 2017

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