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Provided by Michael E Schneider

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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.

Chambers Review

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Arbitration (International) - Europe-wide
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Senior Statespeople

Michael Schneider is a well-respected figure among European arbitration lawyers. In addition to his considerable experience as counsel to the parties in arbitration, Michael Schneider is an active arbitrator who continues to attract appointments as chair in commercial and investor-state cases.


Arbitration Counsel - Switzerland
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Senior Statespeople

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.


International Arbitration: Most In Demand Arbitrators - Global Market Leaders
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Band 1

Described by market commentators as "an expert of arbitration," Michael Schneider of Lalive has a distinguished background sitting on arbitral tribunals for both treaty and commercial arbitrations. Based in Switzerland, he is knowledgeable on proceedings held under ICC, ICSID, LCIA and Swiss rules as well as having significant linguistic capabilities, including German, French, Arabic, Spanish and English.


International Arbitration: Most In Demand Arbitrators - Europe-wide
1
Band 1

Michael Schneider is a well-respected figure among European arbitration lawyers. In addition to his considerable experience as counsel to the parties in arbitration, Michael Schneider is an active arbitrator who continues to attract appointments as chair in commercial and investor-state cases.


Arbitrators - Switzerland
2
Band 2

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.

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Europe-wide

Arbitration (International)

Michael E Schneider
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Michael E Schneider
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Senior Statespeople
Veijo Heiskanen
2
Veijo Heiskanen
2
Band 2
Domitille Baizeau
3
Domitille Baizeau
3
Band 3
Matthias Scherer
3
Matthias Scherer
3
Band 3
Noradèle Radjai
4
Noradèle Radjai
4
Band 4
International Arbitration: Most In Demand Arbitrators

Michael E Schneider
1
Michael E Schneider
1
Band 1
Domitille Baizeau
2
Domitille Baizeau
2
Band 2
Matthias Scherer
2
Matthias Scherer
2
Band 2
Veijo Heiskanen
2
Veijo Heiskanen
2
Band 2

Global Market Leaders

Arbitration (International)

Domitille Baizeau
4
Domitille Baizeau
4
Band 4
Matthias Scherer
4
Matthias Scherer
4
Band 4
Veijo Heiskanen
4
Veijo Heiskanen
4
Band 4
International Arbitration: Most In Demand Arbitrators

Michael E Schneider
1
Michael E Schneider
1
Band 1
Public International Law

Veijo Heiskanen
3
Veijo Heiskanen
3
Band 3
Public International Law: Most in Demand Arbitrators

Veijo Heiskanen
1
Veijo Heiskanen
1
Band 1

Switzerland

Arbitration

Bernd Ehle
F
Bernd Ehle
F
Foreign expert for Germany
Marc D Veit
Expertise based abroad in UK
Werner Jahnel
F
Werner Jahnel
F
Foreign expert for Austria
Arbitration Counsel

Michael E Schneider
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Michael E Schneider
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Senior Statespeople
Veijo Heiskanen
1
Veijo Heiskanen
1
Band 1
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