Philip Bärtschi
Training /career 2011 Foundation of the Bärtschi law firm since 2007 Lawyer and junior partner in a law firm in Zug specialising in commercial law since 2007 Mandates in boards of directors, foundation boards and association committees since 2007 Dissertation in aviation law in progress 2007-2010 Doctoral seminars at the University of St. Gallen 2007 Admission to the bar of the Canton of Lucerne 2005 – 2006 Internship, law firm in Lucerne (10 months) 2005 Court internship, Hochdorf LU District Court (4 months) 1999 - 2005 Law studies, University of Zurich, graduated with a degree in law (lic.iur.) 1998 - 1999 Studied medicine for 2 semesters at the University of Zurich 1992 - 1998 University entrance cert. type B, St. Klemens Grammar School, Ebikon Extra-professional activities 1994 - present day • Member of the governing board of the Swiss Aero Club, head of the legal department; • In the role as Swiss Aero Club board member: Member of the national aviation “Safety Oversight Committee” (SOC) and “Consultation of Aviation Safety Recommendations” (COSAR); • Chairman of the foundation board of St. Klemens Grammar School; • Member of the foundation and the school inspection board of St. Klemens Grammar School, Ebikon. • Instructor in aviation law, Grenchen Flying School (since 2002) and SAT Swiss Aviation Training (since 2011); • Private pilot (JAR-PPL A, licensed since 2001); • Initiator and organising committee member of the SPADA 97 Swiss Space Days, space travel event in the Swiss Museum of Transport Lucerne featuring Apollo astronauts, early cosmonauts, Shuttle astronauts and Hollywood actors; • Intermediary broker of the Bally-Prior Foundation (sale of the largest Swiss meteorite collection at the Mystery Park Interlaken in the years 2002-2003); • Consultancy and assistance on various projects on the theme of space travel; collaboration on the astronaut database in Dr. Bruno Stanek’s space travel encyclopaedia (1998); acquisition of