Skiing and Mountaineering Accidents - Civil and Criminal Liability

We have dealt with more than 120 cases concerning accidents which happened in the mountains while our clients were skiing, hiking, snowboarding, ski-mountaineering, rock and ice climbing, trekking, … They were personally injured through collisions, wrongdoing of Mountain Guides, ommissions of Ski Resort Operators, etc. But also through natural hazards like avalanches or falling rock. Some cases were also highly connected with product liability issues regarding the sports gear they used.

Dr. Dominik Kocholl has a strong international reputation in this field and is a true and dedicated specialist therein. He is happy to work, advise and correspond in English language.

Selected Cases and Link to CV (written for CAS):

  • Product liability concerning a Quickdraw which failed
  • Collision of British Snowboarder with German Skier in Austria
  • Collision of Danish Skier, Collision of German Skier … on Austrian Slopes
  • Guide Mountaineering Accident in the Swiss Alps

Arbitration – VIAC, CAS, ICC, Ad hoc

International Sports Law –

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Skiunfall – Experte und Rechtsanwalt Dr. Kocholl

Skiunfall – Experte und Rechtsanwalt Dr. Kocholl