Chair Roberto

Welcome to the Roberto chair

Vito Roberto holds the chair for Private, Commercial and Business Law, and is the director of the Institute for Legal Studies and Legal Practice.

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research

Professor Roberto primarily researches Tort Law. He has also published articles and books on other selected topics of Swiss Private Law, mainly Contract and Company Law.


Professor Roberto teaches at graduate and undergraduate level. He is particularly known for co-organising the Assessment level's course «Introduction to Private Law» and the Bachelor level's course «Business Law». Other courses taught include «Tort Law» in the Master's programme. 

A list of all currently taught courses can be found in the electronic courses directory.

Other Engagements

Vito Roberto is Of Counsel with Baker & McKenzie, Zurich.

Institute for Legal Science
and Legal Practice


Research Platform Alexandria