Dr. iur. Peter Balscheit

Peter _Balscheit_18edited bw

Senior Partner (1939)

Education: University of Basel (Dr. iur. – Thesis in Swiss Public Law); Bar Admission; Mediator SVM

Married to a Swiss, one child

Languages: German, French, English, Italian

1970-2001 President of the District Courts in Sissach and Gelterkinden
1972 Founding President of the Tenant’s Association of Baselland
1971-1982 Lecturer at the Agricultural School of Baselland
1971-1995 Legal advisor to the “Beobachter”-Magazine
1979-1982 Member of the constitutional Council of Baselland
1982-1987 Part-time Judge at the Swiss Federal Court, Dept. Social Security
1988-1992 President of the Swiss Association of Judges
1992-1995 Founding President of the Swiss Association for Family Mediation
1994-1998 Lecturer at the Institute for Marriage and Family (IEF)
2000-2001 Lecturer at the Lucerne University, Dept. Social Affairs
2001-2014 Practicing Lawyer and Mediator
now retired and happily living in the Swiss mountains