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35 RUE DE LA MAIRIE, PO BOX 6569, 1211 GENEVA 6, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 105 20 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 105 20 60
Email:
Web:
www.lalive.ch
Doha, Geneva, London, Zurich

Dr Bernd Ehle

Tel:
Work +41 58 105 2000
Email:
LALIVE

Work Department

Dispute resolution - arbitration and international litigation.

Position

Partner. Specialised in international arbitration. Experience as counsel and arbitrator in numerous administered and ad hoc international arbitral proceedings governed by various procedural and substantive laws, with disputes involving all the main aspects of commercial transactions, in particular disputes relating to joint ventures, M&A, distribution and agency, and projects in the construction, telecommunications and energy sectors. Experience in representing parties in arbitration related Swiss court proceedings.

Career

LALIVE since 2003 (Partner since 2009); Associate, Graf von Westphalen, Freiburg (2000-2003); Associate, Ehle & Schiller, Cologne (1998-1999).

Languages

English, French, German (mother tongue).

Member

Swiss Arbitration Association (co-chair of Geneva Group); Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb); German-Swiss Lawyers' Association (Board member); DIS - German Institute of Arbitration; LCIA Young International Arbitrators Group; AAA/ICDR Young & International.

Education

Admitted in Geneva (2004); Admitted in Germany (1998); Ph.D., University of Heidelberg, Germany (2001); LL.M., Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, USA (2000); Law degree, Universities of Freiburg and Heidelberg in Germany, and University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International Studies (IUHEI) in Switzerland (1991-1996).


Switzerland

Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Lalive covers real estate transactions, financings, leasing, construction and infrastructure advice on both non-contentious and contentious level. The practice is representing an instrumentality of a Middle Eastern state in arbitration proceedings concerning transport infrastructure and also advised an international organisation on the refurbishment of its European headquarters and construction of new offices in Geneva. Alexander Troller, Michael Schneider, Bernd Ehle and Matthias Scherer are the main partners.

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