Swiss and German; born 1957, Hamburg.
Law and Economics at the Universities of Freiburg/Brsg. (B.A. Econ.,
1979), Geneva and Göttingen (First Legal State Examination (J.D., 1983);
New York 1985;
Private practice, since 1991 in Zurich, since 1994 in own firm;
Private practice in Hamburg, 1987-1991;
Law clerk, Court of Appeals Karlsruhe, 1984-1987.
Arbitration and Litigation; Commercial, Corporate and Contract law; International Trade; Banking and Finance; Trusts and Estates; Private Clients.
ASA, DIS, LCIA; Zurich, Swiss and German Bar Associations, NYSBA; IBA, UIA (Chairman, International Sale of Goods Commission 1998-2004).
Chairman, party-appointed arbitrator, sole arbitrator and counsel in
more than 100 international commercial arbitrations; ICC, LCIA, DIS,
2004 Swiss Chambers of Commerce, Stockholm CC, German-Swiss CC, AAA,
SIAC, MKAS (Moscow), Ukrainian CC, Romanian CC, CAS and other
institutions; UNCITRAL and ad hoc. Domestic arbitration experience.
Panels of Arbitrators
ICC, LCIA, WIPO, etc.
German (mother tongue); English (fluent); French
(fluent); Portuguese (basic)
Articles and lectures on international arbitration and international sales law