Teresa Giovannini trained in Italy and Switzerland and is often appointed as an arbitrator on cases with an Italian element. She is a member of many arbitration panels and recently chaired a dispute over a turnkey construction contract.
Domitille Baizeau has a strong practice in general commercial arbitration. She has much experience of construction, energy, international commercial contract, and public law cases. She is qualified in the UK and New Zealand as well as being admitted to the Geneva Bar.
Honorary president of the Swiss Arbitration Association, Pierre Lalive is "really a legend in arbitration," says a source. He is considered the linchpin of the firm and praised as "a great mind."
"Extremely sharp, tenacious and diplomatic," Michael Schneider has an excellent reputation as an arbitrator and counsel. "Even though he's really busy he always has time to speak to his clients," say sources. His areas of expertise include construction, infrastructure and energy arbitration.
Matthias Scherer is a good choice for construction, energy and commercial disputes. He recently represented a European renewable energy equipment manufacturer in ICC arbitration over a share purchase agreement.
Bernd Ehle is qualified in Germany and admitted to the Bar in Geneva. Sources are impressed by his strong technical abilities and management of multi-jurisdictional cases. He is active in many construction and infrastructure disputes.
Noradèle Radjai "has a great future ahead of her," a source predicts. A UK-qualified solicitor advocate, she focuses on international arbitrations. "Her handling of our case has been absolutely brilliant," says a client.
Veijo Heiskanen is "always available and really committed," say clients. He focuses on commercial arbitration and often represents clients in investment treaty arbitrations.
Werner Jahnel is admitted to the Bar in Spain and Austria. He specialises in international arbitration.