Sels Geneva on Arbitration 2024

ELSA Switzerland is organising its 6th Summer ELSA Law School, taking place from July 21 – 28, 2024. Set in the heart of Geneva, often dubbed the « Capital of Peace », our event offers a unique opportunity to explore the intricacies of arbitration amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Switzerland.

This year’s edition of the Summer ELSA Law School Geneva provides an exceptional learning platform for aspiring law students and young lawyers who want to deepen their legal knowledge of arbitration. Led by renowned practitioners, engaging workshops and seminars cover various aspects of Arbitration. The lectures will cover topics ranging from the Swiss Rules to Hot Topics in Arbitration and Corruption in International Arbitration. Towards the end of the week, Participants will be able to apply the knowledge acquired during a moot court. They will further have the chance to sharpen their skills in advocacy and cross-examining witnesses. 

Beyond the Academic Programme, Summer ELSA Law School Geneva offers many fun activities; sightseeing in Geneva, a visit to one of the most beautiful villages of Switzerland and wine tasting make for a memorable experience. Last but not least, our trip to a chocolate factory will provide Participants with a chance to see where the best chocolate in the world is being made!

The success of the Summer ELSA Law School on Arbitration is made possible with the support of our esteemed Partners:

Platinum Partner

Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing commercial law firms in Switzerland. Walder Wyss specializes in corporate and commercial law, dispute resolution, banking and finance, intellectual property, competition law and tax law. Our clients include national and international companies, public law entities and individuals. With around 280 fee earners and offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano, Walder Wyss provides personalized, high-quality services for all legal needs across all language regions of Switzerland. 

The dispute practice at Walder Wyss is one of the largest and most experienced in Switzerland, both in terms of manpower and caseload as well as the standing of its team members. Walder Wyss’ professionals hold prominent positions within the arbitration and litigation community (Board members of the Swiss Arbitration Association, Court members of the Swiss Arbitration Centre, ICC Commission Switzerland, Litigation Practice Group of the Zurich Bar Association and various international lawyers’ associations). The practice focuses on international commercial arbitration and cross-border litigation, with particular expertise in infrastructure, construction and engineering disputes as well as M&A shareholders and joint venture disputes.

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