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Michael E Schneider

Geneva, Switzerland Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 4 departments
Ranked in : Arbitration (International) , International Arbitration: Most In Demand Arbitrators , Arbitrators , Arbitration Counsel
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Arbitration (International) - Europe-wide

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Michael Schneider is reputed for his expertise acting as both arbitrator and counsel on cases in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Sources highlight his impressive track record and describe him as a "force of nature."
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International Arbitration: Most In Demand Arbitrators - Europe-wide

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Michael Schneider is reputed for his expertise acting as both arbitrator and counsel on cases in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Sources highlight his impressive track record and describe him as a "force of nature."
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Arbitrators - Switzerland

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Michael Schneider maintains a strong reputation for his activity as arbitration counsel and arbitrator. He often assists clients with cases relating to the energy sector. Sources note that "his renowned reputation in the field of international arbitration is well earned and much deserved."
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Arbitration Counsel - Switzerland

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Michael Schneider maintains a strong reputation for his activity as arbitration counsel and arbitrator. He often assists clients with cases relating to the energy sector. Sources note that "his renowned reputation in the field of international arbitration is well earned and much deserved."
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International Arbitration: Most In Demand Arbitrators - Global Market Leaders

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Geneva-based Michael Schneider of Lalive is a key figure in Europe's arbitration scene. He is renowned for his expertise in the energy and construction sectors, which sees him regularly appointed on commercial and investment arbitration matters.
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Practice Areas

International commercial and investment arbitration, involving States and corporations in construction, industrial engineering and infrastructure projects, natural resources (in particular oil and gas), pharmaceuticals and telecommunications.

Career

A founding partner of LALIVE, now Senior Counsel. Practised in international arbitration for over 40 years as counsel in ad hoc proceedings and under various rules (ICC, ICSID, LCIA, Swiss Rules, Stockholm Institute, CRCICA, DIAC, European Development Fund, UNCITRAL), and before other international bodies (WTO Appellate Body and the UNCC). Arbitrator (chair, sole or co-arbitrator) under the rules of many institutions both in Switzerland and abroad.

Professional Memberships

Honorary President of ASA. Vice-Chair of ICC Commission on Arbitration (until 2014); member of several working groups (1998, 2012 revisions of ICC Arbitration Rules, construction, pre-arbitral referee). Past chairman of UNCITRAL Working Group II, New York and Vienna sessions (2006-2010) on the revision of Arbitration Rules and Notes on Organizing Arbitral Proceedings (2014-2015); past Vice-Chair of the Commission. Board of Trustees of the CRCICA and of the Court of Arbitration of the Singapore Arbitration Centre, past President of the IACL.

Publications

Numerous publications on arbitration and other forms of dispute settlement, international contracts and Public International law.

Personal

Languages: English, French and German; basic knowledge of Italian, Spanish and Arabic.

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Michael E Schneider

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