Dr Bernhard Berger > Kellerhals Carrard > Berne, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Kellerhals Carrard
3001 BERNE

Work Department

International arbitration. Arbitrator, counsel and expert in numerous ICC, Swiss Rules, LCIA, UNCITRAL, CAS, SIAC and ad hoc disputes, relating to, among other things, agency and distribution mergers and acquisitions, international sales, joint ventures, industrial projects, construction, oil and gas.


Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Partner


  • since 2009: Partner of Kellerhals Carrard
  • 2001-2008: Associate with Kellerhals (today Kellerhals Carrard), Berne
  • 2006: Summer Associate with Python & Peter, Geneva
  • 1997-2000: Assistant at the University of Berne Faculty of Law, Institute for Banking Law


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • Panel of Arbitrators of ICC Switzerland
  • Arbitration Court and Special Committee of the Swiss – Chambers’ Arbitration Institution
  • Fellow of The Dispute Board Federation (FDBF)


  • 2001: LL.M., Harvard Law School
  • 2000: Ph.D., University of Berne Faculty of Law
  • 1997: JD Degree, University of Berne Faculty of Law

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: arbitration

Kellerhals Carrard has ‘good depth in the international arbitration space’, acting as counsel and arbitrator in domestic and international proceedings, particularly in the health, oil and gas, construction and sports sectors; clients include the International Olympic Committee, the World Anti-Doping Agency and the International Federation of Sport Climbing. Bernhard Berger and Olivier Mosimann jointly lead the group from Bern and Basel respectively; other key names include Martin Molina in Zurich and Geneva-based financial dispute specialist Jean-Cédric Michel. Isabelle Romy joined the group from MLL Legal in mid-2021.