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 European 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 Guides, Chapter Liechtenstein, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2021 (co-author)
  • Chambers and Partners, Corporate M&A 2021, Chapter Liechtenstein, Trends and Development, 2021 (co-author)

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"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."

The Legal 500, 2019