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Bär & Karrer Ltd.

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Geneva, Lugano, Zug, Zurich

Dr Cesare Jermini

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Bär & Karrer Ltd.

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Arbitration | Litigation | Corporate & Commercial | Private Clients | Reorganization & Insolvency | Real Estate | Media, Entertainment & Sports | Energy


Cesare Jermini has extensive experience in court litigation as well as international and domestic arbitration, in which he specializes. He regularly acts as a party counsel before state courts and the Federal Tribunal (in civil, criminal and administrative matters) as well as in domestic and international arbitration proceedings. 

Cesare Jermini is often appointed as chairman, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in international and domestic arbitration proceedings, conducted under the ICC Rules, Swiss Rules, Rules of the Camera Arbitrale Nazionale e Internazionale di Milano, UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules as well as in ad hoc proceedings.

Cesare Jermini also advises clients in commercial and company law, private international law, joint ventures, transportation, labor, administrative, real estate and inheritance law.

He is a member of the executive board of GASI (Gruppo Arbitrato della Svizzera italiana – the Local Group Ticino of ASA, the Swiss Arbitration Association), the ASA Marketing Committee and the International and Domestic Panels of Arbitrators of several arbitral institutions.


  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2003)
  • Guest Professor, University of Brasilia (1999)
  • Senior Associate at Bär & Karrer (1998)
  • Civil Law Notary in the Canton Ticino (1997)
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm (1997)
  • Trainee at a Swiss law firm (1994-1996)
  • Teacher of Labour law (1992)
  • Teaching Assistant to Prof. Dr. iur. Weber-Dürler (1991-1994)


Italian, German, English, French


  • Swiss Bar Associations (SAV/FSA)
  • Ticino Bar Associations (OATI)
  • Associations of Swiss and Ticino Notaries Public
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • GASI, Swiss Italian Chapter of ASA


  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1998)
  • Columbia University, New York: LL.M. (1998)
  • University of Zurich: Dr. iur. (1997)
  • Admitted to the Ticino Bar Association (OATI) (1996)
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur. (1991)


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Bär & Karrer Ltd. in Lugano covers M&A, banking, dispute resolution, tax and private client law. Paolo Bottini, Andrea Gamba, Cesare Jermini and Massimo Vanotti make up the team of partners.

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