Dr. Michael Ritter
Dr. Michael Ritter grew up in Liechtenstein and studied law at the University of Bern, where he received his doctorate in 1992. Dr. Michael Ritter began his professional career in 1984 as a legal employee of the government of the Principality of Liechtenstein. In 1990 the international law expert was appointed to the Liechtenstein EEA negotiating delegation.
Three years later, Dr. Michael Ritter Member of the government, of which he was Minister for Economic Affairs and Social Affairs from 1993 to 2001. In the second term of his eight-year term in office, he was deputy head of government. He was a member of the board of one of the largest Liechtenstein banks and is currently a member of the board of an international insurance company as well as other operational companies.
Dr. Michael Ritter was a member of the Supervisory Board of the Liechtenstein Financial Market Authority (FMA) from 2010 to 2019 and President of the Board of Trustees of the Liechtenstein National Hospital from 2012 to 2019. Dr. Michael Ritter brings broad professional experience from administration, government, international negotiations and as a board member to the company. He speaks German, English and French.
Christian Ritter studied law in Friborg. After internships at the Princely Regional Court and as a legal assistant to the government of the Principality of Liechtenstein, he worked for five years at the law firm of Dr. Hanspeter Jehle and passed the bar exam in 1995. In 1996, Christian Ritter also completed his judge training and was appointed district judge in 1997. Until 2001 he served as a judge in civil and criminal matters and as chairman of the juvenile court. In addition, he was a full member of the auditor’s examination committee. In 2020 Christian Ritter passed the notary’s examination.
In 1997, the Liechtenstein citizen completed the post-graduate degree in European and International Business Law at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and in 2016 the post-graduate degree in Executive Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Taxation at the University of Liechtenstein. Christian Ritter was President of the Complaints Commission for Administrative Matters (VBK) from 2005 to 2013, President of the Land Transport Commission from 2010 to 2012 and President of the State Tax Commission from 2012 to 2014. Christian Ritter has been a judge of the State Court of the Principality of Liechtenstein since 2015 and its Deputy President since 2018.
This extensive wealth of experience ensures precision in formal questions and forensic analysis as well as a know-how advantage in process procedures. Christian Ritter is a member of the Liechtenstein Bar Association and the Association of Liechtenstein Defense Lawyers (VLS). He speaks German, English and French.
Dr. Peter Schierscher
Peter Schierscher studied law in St. Gallen (lic.iur.) And Innsbruck (Dr.iur.). After the court internship in 1996, he initially worked as a legal assistant in a commercial law firm in Vaduz. In 1998 he started working for Dr. Hanspeter Jehle and passed the bar exam in 2001. In 2002 he became a partner in the law firm of Dr. Hanspeter Jehle, which was then run under the name Jehle & Partner Rechtsanwälte.
From 2010-2012 he completed a special legal training in the field of Liechtenstein and international company, foundation and trust law at the University of Liechtenstein and completed his postgraduate studies as an Executive Master of Laws (LL.M.) in 2012.
Peter Schierscher has many years of experience in advising and litigation in commercial, administrative and private law. From 2011 to 2016 he was a substitute judge at the State Court of the Principality of Liechtenstein and since 2012 lecturer in Liechtenstein company, foundation and trust law at the University of Liechtenstein. He speaks German and English.
Peter Schierscher is a member of the Liechtenstein Bar Association, the Liechtenstein Chamber of Trustees and the Liechtenstein Arbitration Association.