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Mirjam Holdener

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lic. iur., Attorney-at-law, Mediator


In all Swiss Courts


German, English


+41 44 500 27 37

Fields of Activity

Mirjam Holdener has been admitted to the bar of all Swiss courts since 2008. After several years of court practice at the District and Commercial Court of Zurich, she switched to the legal profession over ten years ago, where she advises and represents her clients in all matters of private law, in particular family and inheritance law, thanks to her quick grasp, efficient and diligent working methods, and high level of social competence.


As a proven litigator, she keeps a cool head even in highly contentious matters and makes the right strategic decisions with you.


Specialization in:

  • Family law

  • Marital protection, divorces, separations

  • Property law

  • Child law (proceedings before the KESB, maintenance agreements, child representation)

  • Inheritance law and estate planning

  • Procedural law: Enforcement of all types of claims













Specialisation course in family mediation, KSFM

Partner at H&K Legal GmbH

CLP (Collaborative Law Practice) Basic Training

Basic training as a mediator, Constance School for Mediation

Attorney at law with Hafner & Hochstrasser Attorneys at Law

Lawyer in a large commercial law firm in Zurich

Clerk at the Commercial Court of the Canton of Zurich

Admission to the Bar of the Canton of Zurich (with partial waiver)

Trainee in a commercial law firm in Zurich

Auditor at the District Court of Zurich

University of Zurich, lic. iur. (magna cum laude)


  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV) and Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)

  • Legal advice from the Zurich Women's Center

  • ZAV specialist groups for family, inheritance and civil procedure law and ADR

  • Association on-call criminal defense

  • Ius Alumni of the University of Zurich


  • Substantive legal force and claim identity, discussion of BGer 4A_496/2012 of February 25, 2013 (publication planned), by Mirjam Holdener, in: ius.focus 2013 No. 123

  • Scope of the Duty to Liberate, discussion of BGer 4A_512/2012 of January 28, 2012, by Mirjam Holdener, in: ius.focus 2013 No. 65

  • Cooperative: Freedom of withdrawal, discussion of BGer 4A_356/2012 of October 16, 2012 (publication planned), by Mirjam Holdener, in: ius.focus 2012 No. 282

  • Stock corporation: Special audit, discussion of BGer 4A_554/2011 of February 10, 2012 (publication planned), by Mirjam Holdener, in: ius.focus 2012 No. 135

  • Share purchase agreement: Forfeiture of a contractual penalty regarding a site maintenance clause, discussion of BGer 4A_174/2011 of October 17, 2011, by Mirjam Holdener, in: ius.focus 2012 No. 10

  • Consequences of a notice of over-indebtedness for the company concerned, discussion of Tribunal cantonal NE, ARMC.2011.42, decision of May 16, 2011, by Mirjam Holdener, in: ius.focus 2011 No. 224

  • Suddenly the focus of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA)

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