Marc Veit > LALIVE > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

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International Arbitration, Litigation, Public International Law




Marc Veit joined LALIVE in 2014 in Switzerland and now divides his time between the firm’s Zurich and London offices. He specializes in international arbitration and litigation and has acted as counsel and arbitrator in a large number of international arbitrations, both ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under institutional rules (ICC, Swiss rules, HKIAC, SIAC, SCC, IATA) involving the substantive and/or procedural laws of Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France, England, China, Turkey, Sweden, Singapore, Hong Kong, Georgia, Ukraine, Korea and Albania.

Marc Veit has extensive experience in complex international arbitration and litigation matters with particular emphasis on multi-jurisdictional disputes. His expertise spans across various industries including energy (in particular gas), mining, construction, telecommunications, life sciences and biotechnology, banking, commodity trading, shipping, ship building and nutrition. Marc Veit also represents parties before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in setting aside proceedings.

Marc Veit is an active member of several associations, including the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), the IBA Arbitration Committee, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), and the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA). He is a frequent speaker and moderator at international conferences on dispute resolution and publishes regularly in the field.

He has been ranked for many years by Chambers Global as a leading individual in Arbitration and Litigation in Switzerland, and by Legal 500 as a recommended practitioner in Dispute Resolution in Switzerland.

Before joining LALIVE, Marc Veit was a partner in the arbitration and litigation team of a top tier Swiss law firm in Zurich. He graduated from the University of St Gallen (lic iur 1997, Dr oec 1999) and was a visiting scholar in 1998 at UC Berkeley, USA. He has for many years, been a lecturer at the Universities of Fribourg and St. Gallen.


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Switzerland > Dispute resolution: arbitration

LALIVE operates on a worldwide basis, and represents individuals, multinationals, states and state entities in the full range of disputes, with notable sector expertise in the construction and infrastructure, energy, mining, and pharmaceuticals industries. Matthias Scherer co-leads the team with Joachim Knoll; Knoll has expertise in disputes arising from commercial transactions, while Scherer is a prominent name for investor-state arbitrations. Founding partners Michael Schneider and Teresa Giovannini have expertise in complex commercial disputes, with Schneider focusing particularly on the energy and construction sectors, and Giovanni covering infrastructure, technology, pharmaceuticals, and aviation matters. Also key are investor-state dispute specialist Veijo Heiskanen, energy sector expert Marc Veit, and Melissa Magliana.