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Firm Profile

Ritter & Partner Rechtsanwälte was founded in 2000 by Dr. Andreas Ritter with the intention of building a personal and lean structure that deals with the diverse practical problems of the art market and other creative industries and offers tailored solutions for demanding mandates. The result is a partnership which incorporates know-how and expertise, international experience and a global network of contacts in art, culture, business and public life

Ritter & Partner’s key values are the high standards of professionalism, personal and solution-oriented client management, independence, integrity, reliability and discretion. Ritter & Partner has access to an interdisciplinary network of international correspondents and specialists in the fields of law, finance, logistics, insurance, taxes, etc., which can be accessed depending on the case constellation.



SRF, May 11, 2022

«Über die digitalen Kanäle hatten die Auktionshäuser in no time neue Kunden.»

SRF "10 vor 10", May 10, 2022

195 Millionen für Marilyn Monroe-Bild – Kunstmarkt boomt

Handelszeitung, March 31, 2022

Schweizer Kunsthändler sehen keine Gefahr für Geldwäsche durch Russen

Latest Events


Kunstforum Zürich X Löwenbräukunst Zürich

A Conversation between Hilde Lynn Helphenstein, aka Jerry Gogosian, artist, curator and art blogger, Los Angeles and Kate Brown, Europe Editor Artnet, Berlin

Event Date: June 12, 2022

"Green Deal for Art"

Kunstforum Zürich X Löwenbräu

Symposium on art and sustainability with Victoria Siddall, Pedro Wirz, Lucia Pietroiusti, Saskia Draxler, Martina Huber, Gianni Jetzer, Andrew Stramentov, Gesprächsleitung Elke Buhr, MONOPOL Magazin

Event Date: June 2, 2022

"Digitalisierung im Kunstbereich"

Maerki Baumann & Co. AG

Livestream Panel Discussion with Mark van Huisseling (moderator), Dr. Carole Schmied-Syz, Sabine Schaschl und Prof. Dr. Dirk Boll

Event Date: June 15, 2021

Latest Rankings

We are very honored that Chambers has once again recognized Dr. Andreas Ritter as one of the most established lawyers in Swiss art and culture law in both their international and European rankings in their 2022 “High Net Worth Guide”. We thank our clients and colleagues who triggered this ranking. Chambers and Partners is an independent research firm that operates in over 200 countries and produces rankings of the world’s leading lawyers. For more information, please click here.


Ritter & Partner Rechtsanwälte
Höschgasse 28
Postfach 3226
CH-8034 Zürich
+41 44 269 66 88