37-39, rue de Vermont
P.O. Box 65
1211 Geneva 20
Partner, Lalive, Geneva (2005-2008), Partner, B.M.G. Avocats, Geneva (2002-2005); Partner, Froriep, Geneva and London (1987-2002); Counsel, Slaughter & May, London (1985 1987); Assistant maritime arbitrator (Cédric Barclay), London (1983-1985); First Editor of the Journal of International Arbitration (1983 1985); Article-clerk, Baker & McKenzie, Geneva and New York (1980-1982).
Member of the Management Board and of the Supervisory Council of the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law; member of the Editorial Boards of Global Arbitration Review, of the The Journal of International Arbitration and Arbitration; Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration; immediate Past President ArbitralWomen; former Co-Chair of the Arbitration Committee of the IBA; former International Vice-President CIArb (London); former member of the Board and Council of the Société Suisse des Juristes (until 2018) ; member of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA); Comité Français de l’arbitrage; LCIA European Chapter; Club of Arbitrators di Milano; Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA); IBA; ABA; International Law Association, Swiss Branch.
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre; The Japan Commercial Arbitration Association; Singapore International Arbitration Centre; Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration.
Counsel, co-counsel and arbitrator (sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and president of arbitral tribunals) in over 225 cases covering a broad range of international arbitration cases, in particular in arbitration involving States and international organizations both at private and governmental levels, in cases relating, inter alia, to transfer of technology, construction of turnkey factories and other major projects, procurement contracts, licence agreements, agency, joint venture, and shareholders’ agreements, distribution and sale and purchase contracts, telecom, post M & A disputes and the like; industry experience includes telecommunications, computers (software and hardware), satellites, aviation, avionics, glass and paper production, steel and aluminium, chemicals and petrochemicals, LNG projects, oil and gas, electricity, mining, food, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, shipping and shipbuilding, intellectual property rights, luxury goods, textiles and arts.
e.g. Faillite et arbitrage, Bulletin ASA 1998, at 664-680, 1998 (together with Laurent Lévy); La Médiation commerciale: un géant s'éveille (rapport à la société suisse des juristes), RDS 2002 II 319-424; Les modes alternatifs de règlement des différends dans le domaine de la construction, Fribourg 2007, p. 265-287 (co-author Matthias Scherer); Drafting an arbitration clause, ABA Eilat (doc)/Paris November 2010; Enforcement and Execution of Arbitral Awards: A Swiss Perspective, Austrian Yearbook (181-195) on International Arbitration 2011; Choice of Venues in International Arbitration, Chapter 17: Switzerland, Oxford University Press, 2014, at 415-444 (together with Diane Grisel) editors Michael Ostrove, Claudia Salomon and Bette Shifman; Switzerland, GAR online know-how report on International Arbitration.