Lenz & Staehelin has been a market leader in international arbitration in Switzerland for decades. Our clients cover a broad range of industries, including banking & finance, pharmaceuticals, high-tech and telecommunications, insurance, construction, energy and sports. Across these sectors, clients rely on our natural understanding of their business needs and our fine grasp of the technical and scientific disciplines at the core of their operations.
Lenz & Staehelin’s attorneys have been involved in several hundred international arbitrations, either as counsel for a party or sitting as arbitrators. Our arbitral practice is mainly focused on institutional arbitration and, in particular, arbitrations conducted under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce, the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution, the London Court of International Arbitration and the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The firm is also regularly involved in UNCITRAL and ad hoc arbitrations.
In every case, we establish a tailor-made team prepared to provide the highest quality of work, with the utmost commitment and focus at every level. Our multilingual team is able to communicate with clients and conduct cases in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. All our lawyers have qualifications from or practical experience in common law jurisdictions; moreover, our team includes attorneys qualified to practice in a number of foreign jurisdictions including the U.S. and Latin America.