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Schellenberg Wittmer is a leading Swiss business law firm with more than 150 lawyers in Zurich and Geneva, and an office in Singapore. The firm provides a comprehensive range of legal services – transactions, advisory, disputes – to a worldwide client base of domestic and international companies and entrepreneurs.

Schellenberg Wittmer’s International Arbitration Group is one of the largest in Switzerland. Their team of highly qualified practitioners acts as lead counsel in disputes of all types and magnitude, including large, complex, multi-jurisdictional commercial, investment and sports disputes, seated in common law and civil law jurisdictions around the world. They act for states, state entities, multinational corporations, small and medium-size businesses and individual commercial players.

Gold Partner

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The ASA – Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA, Association suisse de l’arbitrage) is a non-profit association with over 1000 members in Switzerland and all over the world. ASA is Switzerland’s leading arbitration organization and brings together the world’s most eminent arbitration practitioners from six continents and 50+ jurisdictions.

ASA’s activities are organized in Five Pillars: (i) thought leadership, (ii) training and talent, (iii) arbitration users, (iv) the Swiss Arbitration Centre, and (v) arbitration infrastructure (with the Swiss Arbitration Hub)

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Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with over 170 lawyers, which provides legal services for corporate and private clients. Bär & Karrer’s core business includes advice on innovative, complex transactions and representation of its clientele in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. In addition, they offer notarial and fiduciary services. Bär & Karrer’s track record across practice areas is remarkable and dates back to 1969 when they were founded. Their services and solutions are continuously being assessed and ranked by independent research agencies in the legal market. They have been repeatedly awarded for their work. With Bär & Karrer’s head office in Zurich and branch offices in Geneva, Lugano and Zug, they are present in all three main language areas in Switzerland. This allows them to be close to their clients while offering their bespoke services in the respective language. Bär & Karrer aims to stay lean in order to be agile, specialized and highly efficient not only in its advice but also in its service delivery. Its strong brand is underpinned by its long lasting client relationships and the trust it has earned for almost five decades.

Besides Bär & Karrer’s local footprint, they have an international reach. They thereby seamlessly collaborate with market leading correspondent firms to ensure that their clients receive the same distinguished service abroad as in Switzerland.

Bär & Karrer is proud of the diverse talent they attract, which is above average in the respective subject matter field. When they recruit staff, they are looking for talent that fits their brand, is passionate, strives for excellence, is keen to continuously develop and that keeps the clients’ needs at the centre of all they do.

Explore Bär & Karrer’s online resumes and learn more about their expert teams and the services they offer. Or give them a call on +41 58 261 50 00, they would be delighted to support.

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LALIVE is an international law firm with offices in Geneva, Zurich and London, renowned for its expertise and experience in dispute resolution.

The firm provides comprehensive advice to companies, governments, international organisations and private clients helping them anticipate, avoid, manage and successfully address potential or existing disputes around the world.

LALIVE comprises lawyers and legal advisers from over 30 countries who together speak more than 25 languages and whose legal expertise covers over 21 key jurisdictions.

The firm’s lawyers advise and represent clients on a global basis with particular emphasis on the Middle East, Central Asia, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and South America.

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As a leading Swiss business law firm, MLL Legal has a strong international profile and brings together recognised leadership and expertise in all areas of law affecting commerce today, with a focus on high-tech, innovative and regulated sectors. MLL Legal’s Geneva office has a long history spanning back to 1882. Its highly respected team includes outstanding lawyers in most of the firm’s practice areas and sectors of industry expertise. These include capital markets, banking and finance – in particular trade finance and private banking -, litigation and international commercial arbitration, asset tracing and international judicial assistance, oil & gas and intellectual property. MLL Legal specialists regularly receive attention in the most prestigious legal publications and lawyer rankings. The firm employs 250 people, including 150 lawyers, at its four Swiss offices in Zurich, Geneva, Zug and Lausanne, as well as at its international offices in London and Madrid.

Silver Partner

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Nivalion is one of the leading providers of legal finance solutions in Europe and beyond. Driven by a passion for innovation in the field of legal risk transfer, Nivalion aspires to adapt its industry-leading experience, well-established expertise and its financial strength to create value for lawyers, their clients and investors.
Nivalion relies on one of the most experienced teams in the litigation funding and legal finance sector. All members of the senior staff have a strong track records as disputes lawyers and the finance team has vast experience in legal finance. Understanding the funding business from every angle and creating lasting relationships as a reliable partner with all stakeholders, Nivalion offers single-case financing, portfolio financing and claim monetization.
 
Benefits for Lawyers: By advising clients with strong claims to consider litigation finance options, law firms can deliver holistic solutions which take their client’s commercial interests into account. At the same time, law firms can generate mandates that otherwise might not materialise. When Nivalion funds a case, fees and disbursements are paid without delay while the client through its lawyers retains day-to-day and overall control and conduct of the claim. Benefits as a corporate: Legal finance frees up capital and improves budgeting and cash management by moving legal costs and risks off the balance sheet. There is no downturn on profitability and no need to make provision for adverse costs. Instead, external funding allows a corporation to focus on its operations by using the company’s capital for core business and innovation.
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Orrick is a modern and inclusive law firm active in 25+ markets globally and with over 1,100 lawyers focused on serving the Tech & Innovation, Energy & Infrastructure and Finance sectors. Orrick has a strong culture of inclusion and is committed to be the most diverse firm among law firm peers – half of the partners in the last 4 years of new partner classes are diverse. It also promotes racial and social justice through numerous initiatives including Racial and Social Justice Fellowships.

Orrick’s International Arbitration practice represents corporations, state-owned entities and governments in high-value domestic and cross-border investment and commercial disputes to resolve complex multijurisdictional matters through international arbitration and litigation around the world. It has a significant investment arbitration practice acting for both states and investors, particularly in the energy (renewable & traditional), natural resources, power and infrastructure sectors. Orrick represents clients in contract-based disputes with sovereigns and sovereign-owned entities, treaty claims such as expropriation, full protection and security, discrimination and fair and equitable treatment. The firm also represent large industrials, including a range of small, medium and large businesses in the U.S., Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Orrick appears on a regular basis for clients before all major arbitral institutions and act under all leading sets of rules, as well as in significant national court proceedings relating to arbitration. The team routinely sit as party-appointed and sole arbitrators as well as chairing arbitral tribunals.

Orrick’s international commercial and investment arbitration team has been ranked annually in the GAR 30, Global Arbitration Review’s annual guide to the top international arbitration practices in the world since 2015 and has top-ranked lawyers in the latest editions of Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration.

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As part of the global CMS organization, CMS Switzerland is one of the few international law firms in Switzerland to offer truly integrated domestic and international legal advice under one roof. With more than 75 offices in more than 40 countries and 5,000+ lawyers, we are able to put in place diverse, agile, cross-border teams of experts to serve your needs.

Our history dates back to more than 80 years, and our reputation in the market for legal and tax services has been strong and established ever since. We serve our clients from our offices in Switzerland’s main business centres, Zurich and Geneva.

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Pestalozzi is an independent Swiss business law firm focusing on high-end work for domestic and international clients since 1911. Pestalozzi lawyers are strong and empathic personalities, known for their truly independent approach to advising and representing their clients. Pestalozzi offers its employees attractive career opportunities, long-term perspectives and a unique working atmosphere. Learn more: https://pestalozzilaw.com/en/careers/

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