Prof. Dr. Andrea Eisner-Kiefer

Capital Markets and Insurance; Litigation; Life Sciences and Health; Public Law; Work and Profession; Business Enterprises and Entrepreneurs

  • Born in Basel 1968
  • Law degree from the University of Basel (1993)
  • Of counsel with a law firm in Basel (1996 - 1999)
  • Academic assistant to Professor Franz Hasenböhler at the University of Basel (1996 – 2000)
  • Doctoral thesis on insurance contract law (1999, University of Basel)
  • Admitted to the Bar in 2001
  • In-house counsel for the Legal Service at the Federal Office of Private Insurance (2002 – 2005)
  • Member of the Federal Commission of Experts regarding the Revision of the Swiss Federal Law on Insurance Contracts (2003 – 2006)
  • Lecturer for Civil Law at the University of Basel (2003 - 2008)
  • Associate with Schmid Eversheds, Zurich and Bern (2006 - 2008)
  • Head of Legal Service at the Cantonal Department of Public Health, Canton of Basel-Stadt (2008 - 2011)
  • With Lenz Caemmerer since 2011
  • Lecturer for Insurance Contract Law at the University of Bern (since 2008)
  • Editor of Insurance Contract Law with Jusletter (since 2010)
  • Professor (Titularprofessorin) at the University of Bern (since 2017)
  • Numerous contributions to various publications on insurance law

  • Languages: German, English, French