Alexander Appel

Partner, Dr. iur., LL.M.

Alexander Appel
  • Corporate & Commercial Law

  • Finance Law

  • Regulatory

  • Private Client / Asset & Estate Planning

  • Employment Law

  • University of Zurich, Switzerland, studies of Swiss law (Intermediary Examination 1990)

  • University of Innsbruck, Austria, studies of Austrian law (Mag. iur. 1994; Dr. iur. 1995)

  • University of London / London School of Economics and Political Science, U.K., (LL.M. in International Business Law with Merit, 1997)

  • Attorney-at-Law in Liechtenstein (1999)

  • Bar Exam in Austria (qualified in 2002)

  • Lecturer for Contract Law, University of Liechtenstein (since 2004)

  • Notary Public in Liechtenstein (2020)

  • Liechtenstein Bar Association

  • Liechtenstein Association of Notaries Public

  • German

  • English

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Reform und Kodifikation des liechtensteinischen internationalen Privatrechts, Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht, Issue 61, July 1997, 510

  • International Licensing, Liechtenstein Report, edited by Dennis Campbell, BNA International Inc., London, 1998/2002

  • Deutsche Vollstreckungstitel im Ausland, Liechtenstein Report, Luchterhand, Neuwied, 2002

  • Der Prozess ums Patent im Lichte des liechtensteinisch-schweizerischen Patentschutzvertrages, Liechtensteinische Juristen-Zeitung, Issue 4, December 2002, 79

  • The Societas Europea in Liechtenstein, in: The European Company, Volume 2, edited by Dirk Van Gerven / Paul Storm, Cambridge University Press, 2007 (co-author)

  • Prospectus for Public Offering of Securities in Europe, Liechtenstein Chapter, edited by Dirk Van Gerven, Cambridge University Press, 2009 (co-author)

  • Common Legal Framework for Takeover Bids in Europe, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Dirk Van Gerven, Cambridge University Press, 2010 (co-author)

  • Cross-Border Mergers in Europe, edited by Dirk Van Gerven, Cambridge University Press, 2011

  • The Implications of the EU Inheritance Regulation on the Principality of Liechtenstein, in: European Inheritance Regulation, edited by Helmut Heiss, ZLR 6, Zurich 2016

  • Die Umwandlungsmöglichkeiten liechtensteinischer Gesellschaften, Stiftungen und Trusts aus Sicht des liechtensteinischen Gesellschaftsrechts, Spektrum des Wirtschaftsrechts, SPWR 2019, 87

  • Legal 500, Country Comparative Guide, Chapter Liechtenstein, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2021 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, Corporate M&A 2021, Chapter Liechtenstein, Trends and Development, 2021 (co-author)

  • Legal 500, Country Comparative Guide, Chapter Liechtenstein, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2022 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global 2023, Practice Area Overview, Liechtenstein: Corporate/Commercial, 2023 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, Corporate M&A 2023, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Frank Aquila, 2023 (co-author)

  • Legal 500, Country Comparative Guide, Chapter Liechtenstein, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2023 (co-author)

  • Global Legal Group, International Comparative Legal Guides, Corporate Governance 2023, 16th Edition, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Adam O. Emmerich and Sebastian V. Niles, 2023 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, Banking & Finance, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Maura O'Sullivan, 2023 (co-author)

  • Legal 500, Country Comparative Guide, Chapter Liechtenstein, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2024 (co-author)

"Alexander is a top-notch lawyer, with whom it is also pleasant to work. For all high net worth matters in Liechtenstein he is the go-to person for our firm."

Chambers Global, 2024

"He is very experienced and highly supportive in transactional matters with Liechtenstein aspects."

Chambers Global, 2024

"We picked him as he is the best guy in Liechtenstein. We really like him and we have a good working relationship."

Chambers Global, 2024

"On the one hand, Alexander Appel is a really good technical lawyer and has a lot of experience, On the other hand, he is very responsive and has very good client management skills."

Chambers Europe, 2023

"Alexander Appel has extensive experience, takes the appropriate time to understand the context of our enquiries and his advice is reliable and relevant. He communicates his availability and delivery terms very well and follows up on each matter until completion."

Chambers Europe, 2023

"Alexander Appel is a multilingual professional, very secure in his field and an exceptional communicator."

The Legal 500, 2023
"Mr Alexander Appel: Very approachable, responsive and very client-oriented.
The Legal 500, 2022
"Alexander Appel is an experienced professional, very responsive and a pleasure to work with."
The Legal 500, 2022
"Alexander Appel has been a steady and reliable counterpart at Schurti Partners. He is my go-to lawyer in Liechtenstein for any matter."
The Legal 500, 2022
"Alexander Appel is a highly skilled lawyer and great communicator."
The Legal 500, 2021
"He is a very pleasant person to deal with and extremely responsive."
Chambers Global, 2021
"Very accurate and detailed."
IFLR1000, 2019
"Alexander Appel is known for providing high quality solutions and thinking out of the box."
The Legal 500, 2018
"Keen, precise and solution-oriented."