Simon Ott

Partner, M.A. HSG

Simon Ott
  • Criminal Defence

  • Defence in Administrative Prosecutions

  • Asset Tracing / Asset Recovery

  • Dispute Resolution

  • Private Client / Asset & Estate Planning

  • University of St. Gallen (B.A. HSG in Law 2010)

  • University of St. Gallen (M.A. HSG in Law 2012)

  • Attorney-at-Law in Liechtenstein (2015)

  • Professional Trustee in Liechtenstein (2022)

  • Liechtenstein Bar Association

  • Board Member of the Association of Criminal Defence Attorneys in Liechtenstein (VLS)

  • German

  • English

  • French

  • Die Business Judgement Rule - Eine rechtsvergleichende Betrachtung der Jurisdiktionen Liechtenstein, Schweiz, Deutschland und USA, edited by Leo Staub, Beiträge zu aktuellen Themen an der Schnittstelle zwischen Recht und Betriebswirtschaft, Volume 2, Schulthess 2015

  • Asset Protection - Role Model Liechtenstein, in: Handbuch des Vermögensschutzes, edited by Francesco Schurr, Manz 2015

  • Ausführungen zu «gebrauchten» Lebensversicherungspolicen im Generellen und zum Urteil des EFTA-Gerichtshofes vom 10. Mai 2016 in den verbundenen Rechtssachen E-15/15 und E-16/15 im Speziellen, Liechtensteinische Juristen-Zeitung, Issue 3, September 2016, 35 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, International Arbitration, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Gary Born, 2019 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, Litigation, Trends and Developments in Liechtenstein, edited by Gary Born, 2019 (co-author)

  • Legal 500, Dispute Yearbook 2019, A new ADR instrument for conflicts between beneficiaries and professional fiduciaries (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, International Arbitration, 2nd Edition, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Gary Born, 2019 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, Litigation, 2nd Edition, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Gary Born, 2019 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, International Arbitration, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Gary Born, 2020 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, White-Collar Crime, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Kiril Bougartchev and Emmanuel Moyne, 2020 (co-author)

  • Global Legal Insights, Bribery & Corruption 2021, 8th Edition, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Jonathan Pickworth and Jo Dimmock, 2020 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, Litigation, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Gary Born and Matteo Angelini, 2021 (co-author)

  • Legal 500, Country Comparative Guide, White-Collar Crime, Chapter Liechtenstein, 2021 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, International Arbitration, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Gary Born and Dharshini Prasad, 2021 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, White-Collar Crime, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Kiril Bougartchev and Emmanuel Moyne, 2021 (co-author)

  • Global Legal Insights, Bribery & Corruption 2022, 9th Edition, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Anneka Randhawa and Jonah Anderson, 2021 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, Litigation, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Gary Born, 2022 (co-author)

  • Global Legal Insights, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Essential Intelligence: Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery 2022, 3rd Edition, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Keith Oliver, 2022 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, International Arbitration, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Gary Born and Matteo Angelini, 2022 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, White-Collar Crime, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Kiril Bougartchev und Emmanuel Moyne, 2022 (co-author)

  • Global Legal Insights, Bribery & Corruption 2023, 10th Edition, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Anneka Randhawa und Jonah Anderson, 2022 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, Litigation, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Gary Born and Matteo Angelini, 2023 (co-author)

  • Global Legal Insights, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Essential Intelligence: Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Keith Oliver, 2023 (co-author)

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

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, Enforcement of Judgments, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by James Herring, 2023 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, International Arbitration, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Gary Born und Matteo Angelini, 2023 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, White-Collar Crime, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Kiril Bougartchev und Emmanuel Moyne, 2023 (co-author)

  • Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide, Litigation, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Gary Born and Matteo Angelini, 2024 (co-author)

  • Global Legal Insights, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Essential Intelligence: Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery, Chapter Liechtenstein, edited by Keith Oliver, 2024 (co-author)

"Simon is tenacious and very knowledgeable. He is hard-working and really into the facts of the dispute. He is brilliant and I would happily work with him again."

Chambers Europe, 2024

"He is extremely committed, very fast thinking and highly solution-oriented."

Chambers Europe, 2024

"Simon is absolutely brilliant to work with. He is responsive and very commercial. His instincts are always spot-on."

Chambers Europe, 2024

"He is clever, solution-oriented and creative."

Chambers Europe, 2024

"Simon offers excellent client service. He is always on top of the details. He is clearly a leading expert in his field."

Chambers Europe, 2024

"He is absolutely brilliant and good to work with."

Chambers Europe, 2023

"Simon Ott does a fantastic job and has plenty of legal knowledge."

Chambers Europe, 2023

"Simon Ott is a pleasure to work with. He is not only an extremely hard worker, but also technically astute and very commercial, and is not afraid to roll up his sleeves."

Chambers Europe, 2023
"Super-smart young lawyer, excellent knowledge in the field , very well connected, very much to the point, excellent writer, pleasant team-player."
The Legal 500, 2022
"Simon Ott is one of the most prominent Liechtenstein defence lawyers."
The Legal 500, 2020
"Simon Ott: perfect availability, very transparent and effective work and exceptional results. Will always recommend him for criminal law matters (white collar) in Liechtenstein."
The Legal 500, 2021
"Simon Ott, wonderful and extremely knowledgeable lawyer."