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STAMPFENBACHPLATZ 4, PO BOX 212, 8042 ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 105 2100
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Fax +41 58 105 2160
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Doha, Geneva, London, Zurich

Marc Veit

Tel:
Work +41 58 105 2100
Email:
LALIVE

Work Department

International commercial arbitration and litigation

Position

Partner based in the firm's Zurich office. His main areas of practice are international arbitration and litigation. He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in more than 80 international arbitrations, both ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under institutional rules (ICC, Swiss rules, HKIAC, SIAC, SCC, IATA) involving the substantive and/or procedural laws of Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France, England, China, Turkey, Sweden, Singapore, Hong Kong, Georgia, Ukraine, Korea and Albania. He has extensive experience in complex international arbitration and litigation matters with particular emphasis on multi-jurisdictional disputes. His expertise spans across various industries including energy (in particular gas), construction, telecommunications, life sciences and biotechnology, banking, commodity trading, shipping, ship building and nutrition. Marc Veit also represents parties before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in setting aside proceedings.

Career

Before joining LALIVE, Marc Veit was a partner in the arbitration and litigation team of a top tier Swiss law firm in Zurich.

Languages

German, English, French, Spanish

Member

Member of several associations, including the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), the IBA Arbitration Committee, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), and the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA).

Education

He graduated from the University of St Gallen (lic iur 1997, Dr oec 1999) and was a visiting scholar in 1998 at UC Berkeley, USA. He has for many years, been a lecturer at the Universities of Fribourg and St. Gallen.


Switzerland: Dispute resolution

Arbitration

Within: Arbitration

Lalivemeets international best standards in commercial arbitration’ and impresses with ‘outstanding case management, attention to detail and engagement for the benefit of the client’. The group is also highly adept at advising on investment arbitration and recently represented Romania in two high-value ICSID arbitrations against North American and Scandinavian investors. Furthermore, the practice acted for a Middle Eastern company against a European construction company in a $30m ICC arbitration related to outstanding payments for jointly planned Middle Eastern business activities. ‘Cutting-edge practitionerTeresa Giovanniniis very responsive, to-the-point and practical in her advice’, while Matthias Scherer has ‘impressive expertise in difficult international cases’. Marc Veit is also recommended.

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