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Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd

RUE DU RHONE 65, PO BOX 3199, 1211 GENEVE 3, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 22 737 10 00
Fax:
Fax +41 22 737 10 01
Email:
Web:
www.mll-legal.com

Bernard Lachenal

Tel:
Work +41 22 737 10 00
Email:
Web:
www.mll-legal.com
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd

Work Department

Arbitration and Litigation | Private Banking | Private Clients

Position

Bernard Lachenal heads Meyerlustenberger Lachenal’s arbitration and litigation practice in Geneva. He is specializes in Swiss and international dispute resolution in relation to private banking and private clients.
He acts on behalf of private and institutional clients before state courts and arbitration panels in complex proceedings with international ramifications.

Career

Partner with Meyerlustenberger Lachenal (since 1982), Associate with the Firm (1977–1982), Associate with Palmer & Dodge in Boston, Massachusetts (1976), Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (1975)

Languages

French, English, German

Member

Founding member of the Geneva Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Member of various other national and international associations

Education

UC Berkeley School of Law, Master of Laws (1977), University of Geneva, lic. iur. (1972)


Switzerland

Banking and finance: Geneva

Within: Banking and finance: Geneva

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd has experience of advising major financial service and insurance providers on national and cross-border regulatory aspects, investment fund matters, private banking and contentious cases. Bernard Lachenal and Christophe Rapin are the key practitioners.

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Dispute resolution: litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: litigation

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL) 's 'efficient and dedicated team is very strong in dealing with complex, multi-jurisdictional litigation cases', particularly in the banking, pharmaceutical and corporate sectors. A recent highlight was the representation of Gilead in nullity actions against Mepha Pharma involving tenofovir patents and SPCs. Clients recommend 'responsive, efficient and solution-oriented' banking litigator Léonard Stoyanov and 'reliable, clever negotiator' Walter Häberling, who has 'wide-ranging experience in real estate and tenancy matters'. Marcel Lustenberger and Bernard Lachenal are the practice heads.

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Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd's Geneva and Lausanne teams handle banking and finance, competition, private client, real estate and contentious work. Christophe Rapin, Serge Calame, Nicolas P. Didisheim and Bernard Lachenal are the key practitioners.

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