Senior Legal Associate
Attorney at Law, LL.M.

Patrick Niklaus

Keeping the eye on the prize: Always seeking the best solution for the clients with perseverance.

Ricardo Grois
+41 44 254 99 50


Thanks to his experience in various legal fields and industries, as well as his many years of in-house work at a major Swiss bank, Patrick Niklaus is able to advise clients in a wide range of legal areas. In particular, he advises on financial markets, contract and banking law and has in-depth knowledge of blockchain / DLT technology and the legal issues arising in this context.

He also regularly advises financial service providers on all aspects of anti-money laundering and risk & compliance management.


2023 Certified Swiss Fund Officer FA
2014 LL.M. (University of Zurich)
2009 Bar Exam from the Canton of Lucerne
2006 MLaw (University of Lucerne)
2005 BLaw (University of Lucerne)


German, English, French

Work Experience

since 2023 Senior Legal Associate at MME
2022 - 2023 Legal Associate at MME
2013 – 2021 Legal Counsel at a Swiss Bank
2010 – 2013 Law clerk at the High Court of the Canton of Lucerne
2009 – 2010 Consultant at PWC


  • Legal association of the Canton of Lucerne
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association