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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Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

Core areas for LALIVE ‘s London office are energy, construction and mining. Genevieve Poirier is a commercial arbitration specialist; Lorraine de Germiny is an investment arbitration expert; and Marc Veit works between the firm’s London and Zürich offices. Nicholas Lawn was hired in June 2023 from Van Bael & Bellis (London) LLP.

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: arbitration

With extensive capabilities across a multitude of complex multi-jurisdictional arbitrations, LALIVE‘s practice maintains a particularly strong presence in the construction and infrastructure, energy, mining, and pharma sectors. The practice is praised for its ‘impressive partner engagement from high-level strategy to the tiniest details’. Joachim Knoll and Melissa Magliana with their vast expertise in managing international commercial arbitration for a varied host of clients. Former practice head Matthias Scherer is a strong choice for clients requiring assistance with disputes arising from joint ventures and M&A, among others, while Veijo Heiskanen is pre-eminent within the areas of commercial and investment arbitration. Marc Veit utilises his multi-jurisdictional expertise to handle disputes arising from energy, telecoms and life sciences sectors, with Bernd Ehle being another name to note in the practice.