International commercial and investment arbitration, international construction and commercial contracts, disputes relating to joint ventures, M&A, distribution and agency agreements and projects in the construction, telecommunications and energy sectors.
Admitted in Germany and Switzerland. Joined LALIVE in 2003; Partner since 2009; formerly practising in Germany in corporate and commercial law, litigation and EU Law. Counsel and arbitrator in numerous administered and ad hoc international arbitral proceedings.
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb); Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) and immediate past co-chair of the Geneva Group of ASA; German Arbitration Institute (DIS) and co-chair of the DIS Construction Group; Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut); LCIA; member of the Executive Committee of the Foundation for International Arbitration Advocacy (FIAA).
Various publications on international arbitration and international construction law.
Languages: German, English, French and basic knowledge of Spanish. Holds a PhD from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and an LLM from Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago.