Mr Miguel Oural > Lenz & Staehelin > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Lenz & Staehelin
ROUTE DE CHÊNE 30
1211 GENEVA 6
Switzerland

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration, Criminal Law, International Legal Assistance, Tort Law, Commercial and Contracts, Employment and Pensions, Immigration, Investigations

Position

Partner

Career

Admission to Geneva Bar (2001), Academic and Research Assistant at the University of Geneva, Tort and Contract Law (2001/02), Associate at Lenz & Staehelin (2003), Foreign associate with Cuatrecasas Abogados, Barcelona, Spain (2007/08), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (2010)

Languages

French, English, Spanish

Memberships

Geneva Bar Association (OdA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Member of the Council of the Geneva Bar Association, Member of the criminal law commission of the Geneva Bar Association, Member of the Geneva Bar exam comission, Teacher in criminal law at the Geneva Bar School (ECAV)

Education

Universities of Geneva and Zurich (lic. iur. 1998), Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina (LL.M. 2003)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation

Praised by clients as ‘an excellent law firm with profound knowledge’, Lenz & Staehelin fields ‘a very professional and always available’ team, which has significant expertise in banking and financial litigation, corporate disputes, private client work, employment litigation, contentious real estate work and IP mandates. The practice also has knowledge of the white-collar crime arena and experience in disputes involving states or state-owned entities. Harold Frey leads the Zurich-based team, while Daniel Tunik heads up the practice in Geneva. In Zurich, Martin Burkhardt focuses on commercial disputes, Dominique Müller leads the investigations practice and Thierry Calame and Jürg Simon focus on IP litigation. Miguel Oural, Xavier Favre-Bulle and white-collar crime expert Hikmat Maleh are key names to note in Geneva.