Criminal defense lawyer | Dr. Vera Delnon | Zurich


Legal Education and Professional Experience of Dr. Vera Delnon

  • Law studies at at the University of Zurich
  • Court clerk at a District Court in the Canton of Zurich
  • 1981 Doctorate in Law (pulished thesis in Criminal Law, about blackmailing)
  • 1981 Admission to the bar in Switzerland
  • Associate at an international law firm specialsing in business and banking law in Zurich
  • 1983 Launching of own law firm at the present location in Zurich
  • 1991-2015 Merging with Bernhard Rüdy

Other professional activities

  • Co-author of the „Basel Commentary on the Swiss Penal Code“ in 1st to 3rd edition of 2002, 2007 und 2013
  • Several contributions to commemorative publications and professional journals
  • Group leader Criminal Law and IT/Office organisation for Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Delegate of Zurich Bar Association in the Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Guest speaker at various faculties of law
  • Participant in committees for legislative processes
  • Until 2006 part-time judge with the Federal Committee of Data Protection and Public Affairs (EDÖK) (today Swiss Federal Administrative Court)
  • Organiser of and speaker at seminars about criminal law, criminal proceedings, data protection, IT handling.

Publications and Speeches (selection) (all in German)