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Mr Beat Mumenthaler
Litigation & Arbitration
Member of Pestalozzi’s Litigation & Arbitration group in Geneva. Litigation activity involves in particular representation and advice to clients active in the field of commodity trading, shipping, transportation and all aspects of commercial and contract law. Acts as arbitrator or co-arbitrator in proceedings under various arbitration rules (such as ICC Rules and Swiss Rules). Is specialized in insolvency law and is experienced in national and cross-border bankruptcies, national and international freezing orders and asset tracing in general. Practice includes international complex recoveries involving the enforcement of foreign judgments, arbitral awards and bankruptcy orders.
Clerk at District Court of the Canton of Bern (1988). University of Bern (attorney at law, 1990). Associate at a Swiss law firm in Zurich/Geneva (1994). Foreign Attorney at WilmerHale LLP (1998). Partner at a Swiss law firm in Geneva (2002). IMD Lausanne (High Performance Leadership Program, 2014). Partner at Pestalozzi (2015).
English, French, Italian and German.
Swiss Bar Association, Geneva Bar Association.
Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation
Pestalozzi has ‘deep-bench expertise around the Swiss court system‘. The team is most experienced in the commodities and financial sectors, as well as post-M&A and white-collar crime cases. ‘Top practitioner‘ Christophe Emonet ‘deeply cares about his clients‘ and is representing the Republic of Kazakhstan and the City of Almaty in multi-jurisdictional investigations, global recovery actions and civil disputes against former public agent Viktor Khrapunov. Commercial litigator Michael Kramer, who is based in Zurich, is another core practitioner. Thomas Rohner, Laurent Killias, Florian Mohs and Beat Mumenthaler are other names to note.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance: Geneva
- Banking and finance: Zurich
- Capital markets
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Healthcare and life sciences
- Insolvency and corporate recovery
- Intellectual property
- Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland
- Real estate and construction
- Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland
- Private client