Barbara Fink Winzap lic. iur.
Attorney at Law

Qualifications and professional experience
Since 2021 Partner at 4Legal
2014–2020 Partner at fink rechtsanwälte
2005–2013 Partner at Bettschart Fink Rechtsanwälte
2005 Postgraduate course in Forensics I/3 at the University of Lucerne (now CAS Forensics)
2004–2005 Assistant Public Prosecutor for the Attorney General of Switzerland (involved in setting up the Zurich branch)
2002–2004 Legal secretary with special responsibilities and court clerk (both 50% roles) at Affoltern District Court
2003 Introductory course for judges
2002 Legal secretary at the District Attorney’s Office V (now Public Prosecutor’s Office I) for the Canton of Zurich, violent crimes
2001 Admitted to the Bar of the Canton of Zurich
1999–2001 Auditor/Legal Secretary at Bülach District Court
1998–1999 Worked for two major Swiss banks
1992–1998 Studied Law at the University of Zurich, graduated with a Licentiate degree in 1998
1989–1992 Employed as a primary school teacher
1985–1989 Teacher education certificate 1989
Other professional activities
Since 2003 Substitute judge at Affoltern District Court (single judge presiding over ordinary civil and criminal proceedings as well as summary proceedings, and judge for compulsory measures)
Professional associations

Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
Member of the Criminal Defense Group (ZAV)
Pikett (on-call duties as a criminal defense lawyer)
Swiss Society for Criminal Law (SKG)

Practice areas
  • Criminal law/White collar crime (criminal defense and legal advice with criminal proceedings)
  • Juvenile criminal defense
  • Road traffic law
  • Employment law
  • Tenancy law
  • General contract and liability law
  • Debt collection and bankruptcy law
  • Family, marriage, divorce and custody law

German, French, Italian

Contact details

T +41 58 058 18 20

Gemeindestrasse 48
CH-8032 Zürich