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Patocchi & Marzolini

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: arbitration Tier 4

'An incredibly hands-on team with exceptional strategic capabilities’, Patocchi & Marzolini is ‘made up of a unique combination of lawyers that allows it to excel in every aspect of the work’. The boutique firm specialises in cross-border litigation and arbitration, acting for a roster of multinational companies and financial institutions as well as private clients. Paolo Michele Patocchi and Paolo Marzolini lead the group, which also includes newly promoted partner Daniel Durante.

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‘Small but extremely responsive and practical team, with consolidated experience.’

‘Paolo Marzolini is an outstanding arbitration lawyer, very responsive, practical.’

‘The team is very committed and highly active in the management of the cases. Team’s members are able to work within extremely tight time-frames adapting themselves to the client’s urgent needs.’

‘Mr. Paolo Marzolini is very responsive and capable of giving strategic legal advice to increase the chances of success of the proceedings. His practical judgement and litigation skills inspire confidence. Mr. Daniel Durante works most of time alongside Paolo Marzolini. His availability, commitment and sensitive awareness of his clients’ interests makes him a trustable lawyer.’

‘The team of the Patocchi & Marzolini firm is made up of a unique combination of lawyers that allows them to excel in every aspect of their work. They are able to manage and simplify the most complex situations by proposing a clear and consistent strategy with the customer’s requests, preventing and anticipating the counterpart’s moves.’

‘I have been working with Paolo Marzolini for over a year and I can say that he is a very talented lawyer with unique skills. He manages to propose and implement complex strategies with incredible attention to all details. He works very hard to make sure nothing is left to chance.’

‘Paolo Marzolini is an incredible professional, very competent and effective in negotiations.’

‘Incredibly hands on team with exceptional strategic capabilities.’

Our firm

Patocchi & Marzolini is a leading law firm specialising in international litigation and arbitration. The law firm was founded on 1 January 2014 by Paolo Michele Patocchi and Paolo Marzolini. Before establishing the firm Paolo Michele Patocchi and Paolo Marzolini have been working together for eight years in a national law firm in Geneva.

Our practice

We are active as counsel in international arbitration, in proceedings before the local courts and the Federal Supreme Court.
We represent clients in arbitration also in a number of other European jurisdictions.
Our clients include multinational companies and top-tier financial institutions.


Our core values

Our clients benefit from a pro-active, tailor-made service, based on high-quality work and sustained partner attention. We will leave no stone unturned to win a case.
Our firm is multicultural in outlook and we provide advice and representation in English, French, Italian and German.
Patocchi & Marzolini is an equal opportunity employer.


Sitting as arbitrators

We also frequently sit as arbitrators in a variety of international commercial and investment cases.

Commercial and investment arbitration Paolo Michele Patocchi
Commercial and investment arbitration Paolo Marzolini
Commercial litigation including proceedings before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court Paolo Michele Patocchi
Commercial litigation including proceedings before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court Paolo Marzolini
Number of lawyers : 4