MLaw Melda Semi
During her master studies at the law faculty of the University of Freiburg i.Ue. Melda Semi worked for a leading business law firm in Zurich. After obtaining her master’s degree, she worked as a trainee for a law firm in Zug and then as a trainee for the Public Prosecutors Office in Basel-Stadt. Thereupon, Melda Semi was employed by a leading Reinsurance company in Zurich, which was followed by activities at legal protection companies as well as a law firm in St. Gallen. She was mainly active in the areas of labor law, general contractlaw, matrimonial and divorce law as well as social insurance law. Melda Semi was admitted to the Bar in 2019. As of February 2020, Melda Semi is currently employed as an attorney by RKR Attorneys at Law in Zurich. She is listed in the Register of Attorneys.
- Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
- Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
Area of practice
Melda Semi is specializing in litigation both before state courts, arbitral tribunals and authorities. She advises clients in German, English, and French as well as in Turkish. She practices particularly in the areas of labor law, general contract law, debt enforcement and bankruptcy law as well as matrimonial and divorce law. In those areas she is specialized in litigious matters.
- 2021: Review of decision by Federal court, 4A_280/2020: When the voluntary bonus can be claimed suddenly, in iusNet AR-SVR 22.09.2021
- 2021: The pitfalls of termination of the employment contract, in Recht§icher Edition 07 I July-August 2021, p. 5-6
- 2021: Obligations of the employer in case of sabbatical, in Recht§icher Edition 06 I June 2021, p. 10-11
- 2021: Review of decision by Administrative Court Zurich, VB.2020.00470: Review of legislation due to violation of the non-discrimination principle, in AJP 2021 p. 819-823 (in collaboration with Viviane Stauffacher) download PDF
Since 2020Attorney at RKR Attorneys at Law
2019Admission to the Bar
2019Clerk at a legal protection company, Zürich
2018Trainee at a law firm, St. Gallen
2017Clerk at a legal protection company, Zurich
2015 - 2016Clerk at a leading reinsurance company, Zurich
2015Trainee at Public Prosecution Office Basel-Stadt
2014 - 2015Trainee at a law firm, Zug
2013Master of Law, University of Freiburg i.Ue.
2012Clerk at a leading business law firm, Zurich
2010Bachelor of Law, University of Freiburg i.Ue.
2007Summer internship at a law firm, Weinfelden