Lic. iur. Thomas Kern

Attorney-at-Law, Notary Public & Mediator SAV, born 1986
registered in the official register of lawyers and register of notaries public

Languages: German, English, French


  • Graduated in law from the University of Zurich (2011)
  • Admitted to the bar (2015)
  • Mediator SAV (2017)
  • Collaborative Lawyer clp Schweiz (2022)

Professional Experience

  • Member of the tax and legal department of the German-Swiss Chamber of Commerce (2008/2009)
  • ab ovo Court Clerk at the Administration Recourse Commission of the Canton of St.Gallen (2011/2012)
  • Junior Associate with a law firm in St.Gallen specialising in commercial law (2012/2013)
  • ab ovo Court Clerk at the District Court of Rorschach (2013/2014)
  • Attorney-at-Law & Notary Public with a law firm in St.Gallen specialising in commercial law (2015)
  • Court Clerk at the Cantonal Court of Appenzell Ausserrhoden (2016/2017)
  • Independent Partner with the law firm of rtwp rechtsanwälte & notare (since 2017)

Additional Functions

Practice areas

  • Civil law
  • Corporate and company law
  • Contract law and notaryship
  • Family law (especially divorce law)
  • Inheritance law and estate planning
  • Debt enforcement and insolvency law
  • Mediation


  • Swiss Bar Association
  • St.Gallen Bar Association
  • Lawyers’ Association of St.Gallen
  • Law Alumni of the University of Zurich
  • Friends of the Gymnasium Friedberg Gossau
  • Junior Chamber International St.Gallen
  • Association NetzwerkSport, St.Gallen