Naegeli & Partners Attorneys at Law; ; Naegeli & Partner Rechtsanwälte; Zurich; Law Firm; Ulrich Sauter

Ulrich Sauter


  • University of St. Gallen (lic. iur. HSG 1996)
  • Postgraduate studies at New York University School of Law (LL.M. 2002)

Professional Experience

  • Assistant to Prof. Dr. Peter Nobel
  • Court clerk with the District Court of St. Gallen
  • Intern at Sidley & Austin, New York, NY
  • Associate in the banking and finance group of Walder Wyss AG, Zurich
  • Head of Legal & Compliance at Julius Baer Asset Management Switzerland and Deputy General Counsel Trading & Sales and Asset Management at Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd.
  • General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee, Corporate Secretary of Leonteq Ltd. and Leonteq Securities AG and member of the Board of Director of various subsidiaries from 2007 – 2017.
  • General Counsel of Tezos Foundation, Zug.

Areas of Practice

  • Distributed Ledger Technology
  • Blockchain
  • Digital Assets  
  • DeFi Solutions
  • Fintech

Memberships / Specialities

  • Member of the Zurich and Swiss Bar Association. Recognised as an issuer representative by the SIX Swiss Exchange (Art. 58a Listing Rules).