Mr Shelby R. du Pasquier > Lenz & Staehelin > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Lenz & Staehelin
1211 GENEVA 6

Work Department

Banking and Finance, Investment Funds, Corporate and M&A, Private Clients, Investigations


Partner, Head of Banking and Finance


Admission to Geneva Bar (1986), Associate at Lenz & Staehelin (1988), Admission to New York Bar (1989), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (1994)


French, English, German, Spanish


International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Geneva Bar Association (OdA), admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for Listing Purposes


University of Geneva (lic. es sciences commerciales et industrielles 1981), University of Geneva (lic. iur. 1983), Columbia University School of Law, New York City (LL.M. 1988)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Geneva

(Hall of Fame)

Shelby du PasquierLenz & Staehelin

The Geneva banking and finance team of Lenz & Staehelin, headed by Shelby du Pasquier, offers the full array of legal services to its domestic and international clients, ranging from traditional market participants such as established international banks to non-traditional players, such as alternative lenders. Recently the unit, which includes key lawyers François Rayroux, Olivier Stahler, David Ledermann, Fedor Poskriakov, Laurence Vogt Scholler and Valérie Menoud, has seen increased activity in leveraged finance, project finance, regulatory proceedings and regulatory advice. Clients appreciate that ‘partners and associates alike are deeply committed to providing the best to their clients‘.

Switzerland > Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Lenz & Staehelin offers a broad array of services out of its Geneva and Lausanne offices and is particularly known for its advice in banking and finance, corporate and M&A matters as well as practice areas related to new technologies. Banking and finance specialists Shelby Du Pasquier, François Rayroux and Olivier Stahler, dispute resolution expert Xavier Favre-Bulle, competition law specialist Benoît Merkt, transactions specialist Andreas Rötheli as well as key contacts for private clients Lucien Masmejan and Jean-Blaise Eckert are noted.