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Steven J. Shore

Steven Shore is Ganfer & Shore’s managing partner and head of the firm’s litigation practice groups. He has extensive experience in representing parties in complex commercial litigations and, in particular, in business, securities and real estate controversies.

Mr. Shore is experienced in all phases of litigation in both the New York State and Federal Courts, as well as in arbitration. He is also a seasoned appellate attorney, having argued before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and Appellate Divisions of both the First and Second Departments.

Mr. Shore was one of the founders of Ganfer & Shore. Prior to forming the predecessor firm in 1979, he was a staff attorney with the Division of Enforcement of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and thereafter an associate in the litigation department at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.

Mr. Shore has lectured at the New York City and State Bar Associations in real estate and mediation and at Columbia Law School on securities law. Mr. Shore has also served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.

Mr. Shore is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest level in professional excellence and ethics, and has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” annually since 2006. Mr. Shore was also listed by Thomson-Reuters in their “Super Lawyers” editions in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 as one of the top hundred attorneys in the Metropolitan New York area. Mr. Shore has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

The Commercial Litigation Practice:

Ganfer & Shore attorneys work closely with our domestic and international clients at all stages of litigation to develop cost-effective strategies designed to expeditiously arrive at favorable outcomes to contested matters. Our attorneys—many of them trained at large law firms and government agencies to handle complex litigation—appear regularly before federal and state courts in New York State and around the country, as well as before arbitration panels and administrative agencies. We also regularly engage in mediation in an attempt to resolve disputes without the need for litigation or at an early stage of litigation.

Our Commercial Litigation group represents clients, including individuals and entities, in such industries as real estate brokerage, securities, financial services, construction, media and entertainment, gaming, internet, computer, clothing, hospitality, manufacturing and engineering, legal, accounting, architecture, communications, real estate investment trusts, technology, health care, title insurance, airlines, and the art market.

Our litigators also have extensive experience in working with international clients and on cases having international issues, including advising foreign clients and lawyers on the laws of the United States, and coordinating with international legal teams in cases being litigated in or involving the laws of more than one jurisdiction.

The Securities Litigation Practice:

Ganfer & Shore represents brokerage firms, individual brokers, investment advisers, and customers in investigations and proceedings by and before the Securities and Exchange Commission, state securities regulators, and self-regulatory organizations such as FINRA.

The firm represents corporate officers and directors in securities litigations, including defense of claims brought under the federal and state securities laws, such as Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act.

Our attorneys appear in all litigation forums and before federal and state securities regulatory agencies and self-regulatory agencies. Our team includes attorneys formerly employed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the New York State Attorney General’s Office.

The Real Estate Litigation Practice:

Ganfer & Shore is well known for its sophisticated real estate litigation practice group. We aggressively represent developers, real estate owners, investors, sponsors, and cooperatives and condominiums in prosecuting and defending against virtually every type of real estate dispute.

Ganfer & Shore has been approved by the major title insurance carriers in New York State to handle title insurance litigation representing both the companies and their insured in a broad range of matters. Our practice in this area is performed by both our litigators and our transactional real estate attorneys, including an attorney who was formerly an assistant major claims counsel at a prominent title insurer. In addition, one of our real estate partners has regularly been on panels presenting on title issues for continuing legal education and has experience as an independent member of the board of a title insurance company.

Ganfer & Shore: Firm Overview

Manhattan-based Ganfer & Shore, LLP is a significant force in the fields of commercial and securities litigation and real estate law.

Since the firm’s founding in 1979, Ganfer & Shore has offered the skill, quality service, and sophistication of a large law firm with the responsiveness and efficiency of a small firm.

A wealth of experience and outstanding talent: these are Ganfer & Shore’s strengths that continue to attract clients including Fortune 500 companies, major real estate investors, and other leading law firms.

The high level of quality, expertise and hands-on treatment that Ganfer & Shore offers gives the firm a niche that is unique.

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Luis Fernando Vargas R

Luis Fernando Vargas Rodriguez works in the litigation area of Vargas & Vargas. He is a legal adviser with broad expertise in criminal, civil and corporate law, and has represented many companies in important litigations
in these areas. He graduated in legal structuring and direction of oil industry projects.

Mr Vargas is part of the defence team of a business group against the Venezuelan State before international bodies in the matter of human rights. He is also a member of the British-Colombian Lawyers Association and the Rosario Attorney College, and an international observer in legal processes for the International Bar Association-Human Rights Institute and the British-Colombian Lawyers Association.

Vargas & Vargas Abogados:

Vargas & Vargas specialises in litigation, alternative dispute resolution, advice and consultancy in areas such as, criminal law, business criminal law, human rights, civil, corporate and labour law, hydrocarbons, mining and insurance regulation, foreign investment, government contracting, among others.

The Firm encompasses specialists on the most prominent law areas in our country; we assure optimum quality law services focused on meeting the ideal of justice based on principles such as reputation, compliance, respect and credibility.

Our partners at law are permanently updating knowledge and attempting to stay at the forefront of substantial law variations in our areas of specialty, warranty to our client’s vote of confidence in the success of our businesses. Our experience, combined with the sufficiency of our partners, allow us to offer our clients off-court solutions as well as conflict avoidance through negotiated deals.

The variety of our professionals brings a full perspective of the entire legal surroundings of any business and/or legal issue delivered to us, in order to analyze its viability. Our legal and lawfull services are developed into national, international climate, addressed to natural and legal, domestic or foreign, public or private subjects. Our portfolio of services is available for our clientele in Spanish, English and French languages. VARGAS & VARGAS Attorneys at Law counts with offices in the cities of Tunja and Bogotá D.C.

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Beata Ordowska

Beata Ordowska Beata is the Head of the firm’s Commercial Team and Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team and one of the leading practitioners in her fields. She is a general partner of TGC Corporate Lawyers, is an experienced Polish advocate and is registered with the Law Society in England and Wales as a foreign lawyer.

Her litigation practice involves both local and multinational disputes at all levels, including representing multinational companies in proceedings before ICC , SCC and KIG. Ms Ordowska is noted for not only her court skills, but also for her abilities in litigation and arbitration proceedings in the unfair competition law area.

She joined TGC in 1990, prior to which she specialised in international insurance matters. Beata was a member of the legislative commission which in 2001 created and introduced in Poland the new Commercial Companies’ Code.

Beata speaks fluent English, and conversational French and Russian, and is an arbitrator of the London Court of International Arbitration.

The Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice:

Our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team has some of the leading practitioners in their fields. We have a clear understanding of and specialise in managing complex, sensitive and high profile cases. Our lawyers provide pro-active advice and pragmatic solutions at all stages of proceedings taking into consideration the client’s commercial drivers.

Our lawyers have the experience and expertise to assist clients to achieve a practical resolution to issues that arise in the following areas:

  • Employment
  • Corporate and commercial
  • Banking and finance
  • Real estate
  • Regulatory investigations
  • Intellectual property
  • Tax
  • International arbitration

Our leading lawyers are members of The London Court of International Arbitration and we actively promote alternative dispute resolution such as arbitration and mediation.

TGC Corporate Lawyers:

TGC originated with a professional firm established in the City of London in 1908. The law firm in its present form was established in 1978. We opened our first office in Poland in 1990, recognising the need for inward investing clients to be advised by teams of both local and overseas lawyers, combining a wide range of legal skills with an understanding of the market and of particular industries and business.

We are a full service corporate law firm providing proactive and value added legal support at all stages of a transaction. We are now one of the largest law firms in Poland.

As an international law firm we help our clients to access the Central European region through offices in Poland (Warsaw, Wrocław, Łódź, and Kraków), the Czech Republic (Prague and Brno), and Slovakia (Bratislava).

Our legal advisers, advocates and foreign qualified lawyers are rated as the leading experts in their particular fields and over the years we have gained a strong reputation for high quality corporate, real estate and commercial work, and for providing innovative solutions.

We have strong links with other independent law firms around the world, particularly from the City of London, Dublin, Frankfurt and New York. We have leading local lawyers working together with City-trained English lawyers and American lawyers who understand the international business environment and the tight deadlines of client driven transactions, such that we are able to react accordingly.

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José Franqueira Dias

José Franqueira Dias has extensive experience as a corporate and civil lawyer and specializes in the areas of Company, Commercial and Civil Litigation. Since 1986, José has been acting as legal counsel of several companies and is professional juridical activity mostly comprehended civil and commercial litigation, arbitration and private contract advisory.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
  • 2012 – Law Associates, Law firm.
  • 2008 – 2011. Equity partner and co-founder of Sérvulo & Associados, law firm.
  • 2003 – 2007. Equity partner and co-founder of Ferreira Pinto, Olavo Cunha & Associados, law firm.
  • 1994-2002. Equity partner and co-founder of Olavo Cunha & Franqueira Dias, law firm.
  • 1990 – 1994. Equity partner and co-founder of Sérvulo Correia, Asdrúbal Calisto, Jorge Calisto & Associados, law firm.
  • 1986 – Lawyer (individual practice).
  • 1984 – 1986. Trainee and Member of the Portuguese Bar Association.
  • 1978 – 1984. Law degree, Lisbon Catholic University.
LANGUAGES:
  • English, French, Portuguese
PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION:
  • Lawyer, Member of the Portuguese Bar Association
  • Consider as an arbitration and litigation expert by European Legal Experts.
  • Recommended by Five Star Law for Litigation Law in Portugal

Law Advogados, Associados

We are a boutique law office that combines the quality of service and the professional, specialized advice with the years of law practice of each of our associated lawyers, always teaming up with the clients.

We intend to be closely involved with the clients’ business activities and understand their particular concerns. We believe that each client is unique.

We are particularly dedicated to assist the client (whether individual or company) in the main practice areas of law and cover all of their requirements.

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Davide Contini

Davide Contini is member of the Executive Committee, he leads the Litigation department and is co-head of Banking, Finance and Insurance practice of the Firm.

Over the past 25 years, Mr Contini has amassed significant competence in banking and insurance law within the scope of litigation and out-of-court procedures and possesses in-depth experience in studying and implementing banking, financial and insurance products and services, involving extraordinary transactions of companies belonging both to Italian and international banking and insurance groups.

He combines his extensive proficiency in the above specialized areas with years of trial experience thanks to his collaboration with professor and attorney Francesco Galgano on several of the most relevant banking and corporate litigation cases. Mr Contini regularly participates as speaker or lecturer at conferences and courses.

Prior to joining the Firm, Davide Contini worked for Pavia & Ansaldo, for the Milan branch of the UK solicitors Frere Cholmeley Bischoff and for Andersen Legal, to establish the Milan offices of the Galgano law firm in 1998, recognized as one of the most prestigious Italian law firms renowned for litigation and its work in the financial sector.

Litigation, Arbitration and ADR Practice:

The firm advises clients on domestic and international litigations in trial courts and arbitrations.

The practice covers all areas of civil and commercial law, with particular emphasis on banking, insurance, contentious trust and constructions.

The team works on some of the most relevant litigation cases in Italy and abroad, including international class actions.

Grimaldi Studio Legale is highly specialised in the most complex business matters in all industry sectors. Notably, the Firm assisted Clients in a number of pre-litigation and litigation matters requiring a thorough examination and knowledge of specialised subjects, such as financial, banking and insurance law.

Grimaldi Studio Legale:

Grimaldi Studio Legale is a leader in the legal services marketplace. With offices in Milan, Rome, Bruxelles and London, 32 partners and more than 110 highly qualified lawyers, Grimaldi Studio Legale is recognized for the quality and professionalism of his people.

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Simone Fitzcharles

Simone Fitzcharles is a Partner in the Litigation and Insolvency and Restructuring Groups. She specialises in commercial law and is regularly instructed by leading international law firms and diverse clients to handle matters involving the law of trusts, contract, company, insolvency, banking, enforcement of foreign judgments, civil aspects of commercial fraud and asset recovery. When required, she acts in multi-jurisdictional cases which call for careful coordination of talents with foreign legal or other professional teams.

Simone commenced her studies at Florida Memorial University in Miami, Florida where she graduated in 1989 with a First Class Honours B.A. degree in Criminal Justice in 1989. She went on to earn an LL.B. degree with Honours from the University of the West Indies, Barbados. Thereafter, she did Bar School training and in 1994 obtained a Certificate of Legal Education with top academic awards in Trial Advocacy from the Sir Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad. In 1994 Simone was admitted to The Bahamas Bar.

Before joining Lennox Paton in 1998, Simone worked at another Bahamian firm with a wide practice range encompassing both civil and criminal aspects of the law. She also worked at Cititrust (Bahamas) Limited handling Latin American trust issues.

She has been a Partner at Lennox Paton since 2003.

Simone is a member of The Bahamas Bar, INSOL and the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation.

She is an accomplished speaker and writer. She has been a guest panellist at a number of trust and financial services conferences over the last 7 years, organised by English chambers and solicitors for presentation in The Bahamas. She is also the author of several internationally published articles on aspects of insolvency and trust law for such publications the INSOL World Quarterly Journal, International Law Office and the Global Insolvency and Restructuring Yearbook.

Simone is an enthusiastic supporter of the performing arts in The Bahamas. She acts as corporate counsel and secretary for The Nassau Music Society, a charitable organisation. She is also a tutor for Project Read Bahamas, a Rotary Club-sponsored project for the promotion of adult literacy.

Litigation Law Practice:

The Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group at Lennox Paton specialises in chancery and commercial litigation and disputes. The Litigation Group is focused on providing practical solutions to complex problems. Clients benefit from the firm’s vast experience in complex commercial litigation.

By reason of our recognised “proactive and responsive” service, the team is consistently recommended by Chambers Global.

Members of the team appear regularly at First Instance, Court of Appeal and Privy Council level. The team has been involved at all levels in some of the largest offshore cases in recent times.

The depth and experience of our team of lawyers and paralegals, including a presence in London, enables the firm to lead and co-ordinate complex multi-jurisdictional disputes. We have long standing working relationships with many of the leading international law firms and leading firms in offshore jurisdictions in which we do not have a presence.

Equally, our specialisation, flexibility and focused approach allows us to tailor our services to suit individual clients’ needs and resources. The same expertise that we bring to the large cases is applied to the benefit of all clients, regardless of the size of the matter.

Members of the Litigation Group have appeared on behalf of a broad range of clients including bank and trust companies, foreign governments, government agencies, multinational corporations and financial institutions, as well as private clients, domestic companies and individuals.

Lennox Paton:

Lennox Paton is a leading offshore commercial law firm with offices in The Bahamas, the British Virgin Islands, and London. It is widely recognised for its expertise, professionalism, responsiveness and commitment to excellence. We have a team of multi-faceted lawyers whose diverse backgrounds and talents contribute valuable knowledge, experience and creativity to the firm and its clients.

The firm’s thorough knowledge of the business and legal environment enables it to attend professionally and effectively to its client’s affairs. Lawyers in the firm are frequent contributors to various professional journals, speakers at conferences and seminars, members of Government and industry appointed task forces, committees and statutory bodies and are published authors.

The firm represents numerous financial institutions, both domestic and international, which complements the firm’s large and diversified private client practice.

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Ariel López

  • Founder and President of Lopez & Associates Law Firm.
  • Attorney of the Republic of Ecuador, graduated from Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil.
  • Expert on Litigation.
  • Specialist on the Protection of Fundamental Rights System.
  • Master on Procedural Law, Egressed.
  • Vicepresident of the Interamerican Lawyer Federation, Chapter Ecuador.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Professor at the Universidad Católica de Santiago of Guayaquil in 2007.
  • General Counselor in the Bank and Insurance Superintendence, 2007.
  • Congress of Ecuador, advisor.

Languages: English and Spanish.

Litigation Law Practice:

LÓPEZ & ASSOCIATES Law Firm, since its inception, has specialized chiefly on Civil Law and, within its boundaries, we cater to our clients’ successful litigation and representation in court.

We proactively look after our clients’ interests and apply careful insight in order to fashion the best outcome and avoid potential threats in the near or distant future. Similarly, we tailor keen and specialized solutions for every need or concern with the aim of providing the best legal support for matters such as:

  • Ordinary trials, verbal and executive briefings.
  • Divorce cases
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency cases
  • Expropriation trials and pretrial stage consultation.
  • Property rights and Eminent Domain.
  • Preparatory and precautionary measures.
  • Willful intent and patent infringement cases.

Lopez & Associates:

LÓPEZ & ASSOCIATES is one of the leading full-Service firms in Ecuador is headed by Atty. Ariel López, who is considered one of the best attorneys in the country. We offer a solid corporate know how, with personalized attention and satisfactory results through the great team of professionals who are highly qualified in different areas. Currently, we handle the expansion of local businesses in Ecuador and the establishment of foreign companies in our country as well as strategic partnerships between local and multinational companies.

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Zvi Agmon

Founding partner and head of the firm Zvi Agmon provides clients with more than 30 years of experience in a range of complex commercial litigation, guiding them smoothly and effectively through every step of a case and representing them before all regulatory bodies and authorities.

Zvi has accumulated extensive experience in administrative law, acting for clients before the High Court of Justice. He is also widely recognised by independent domestic and international legal directories as one of Israel’s most experienced and successful lawyers in the field of antitrust law. Zvi’s vast experience in class action lawsuits ensures he is a first port of call for companies responding to motions to approve a class action against them.

In recent years, Zvi has played a significant role in the developing energy sector, representing clients in regards to regulation and litigation pertaining to natural gas.

Zvi acts for leading banks, credit card companies, insurance companies, communications companies, gasoline and gas companies, retailers, infrastructure and construction companies, government-owned companies and others.

Litigation Law Practice:

Our prominence in the field of litigation is evident by our strong reputation and our commanding presence in front of the Israeli Courts in the most complex and significant matters. It comes as no surprise that we boast one of the largest litigation teams in Israel, with almost half of our lawyers involved in high stake litigation.

The firm’s exceptional achievements in the field of litigation stem from our thoroughness, creativity and depth of knowledge, coupled with strategic thinking that takes into account the long term needs of our clients.

Historically and up to today, our firm has played a major role in shaping Israel’s litigation landscape across various legal fields, such as, commercial litigation, antitrust, class actions, derivative actions, administrative law and money more.

Agmon & Co:

Ever since it was founded, our firm, Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co., regarded as its top priority, providing the most professional and best quality service to its clients. Our success serves as proof of our commitment to this value. Our firm’s extraordinary successes show that there are no substitutes for professionalism, creativity, dedication and determination. Our firm provides our clients with close legal counsel and guidance, including, among other things, giving legal opinions, providing legal support for transactions, preparation of agreements and contracts, litigation, and counseling and handling crisis situations.

The firm consists of several departments having excellent reputation, practicing matters of civil litigation; energy issues; class actions; antitrust; securities; planning and construction; banking and finance; administrative law; corporations; environmental protection and many more. Our clients include leading corporations from Israel’s business and economic elite. Among other things, our firm takes pride in representing some of the leading banks; a leading credit company; leading gas companies; major fuel corporations; major mobile phone companies; pharmaceutical companies; entrepreneurs and investors; cable television broadcasting company; some of Israel’s largest insurance companies; local authorities and municipalities; retail chains; contracting companies; consumer products manufactures and many more.

At the same time, our firm ascribes great importance to making a contribution to the community in which it operates. Our firm strives to take part in various volunteering projects aimed at benefiting the community. Our firm encourages its advocates, interns and administrative staff to dedicate some of their time in contribution and volunteering through projects initiated by the employees. We also promote cross – firm projects for the community’s benefit, in cooperation with local authorities and NGOs.

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Cristián Gandarillas

Partner Cristián Gandarillas has an extensive experience in litigation, civil and commercial arbitration, bankruptcy and insolvency restructuring procedures, and antitrust litigation. Prior to joining to the firm, he was a senior associate at Claro y Cía., specialized in litigation, arbitration, bankruptcy and antitrust matters. He also was the Chief Legal Counsel of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (Ministerio del Interior) of the Republic of Chile in charge of judicial and legislations issues (2010 -2011).

Currently, Mr. Gandarillas is a professor of the Master of Laws at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and of Civil Law at the same university. He also is a Member of the Bankruptcy Advisory Expert Panel of the Chilean Superintendence of Bankruptcy and an external legal counsel of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (Ministerio del Interior) of the Republic of Chile.

Litigation Law Practice:

The trial practice group of Aninat Schwencke & Cía. boasts a unique distinguishing advantage: all groups in the firm collaborate to develop the strategy and defense for trials and alternative dispute resolutions. This interaction and fluidity allows the Litigation team to analyze a case or dispute from all legal perspectives and with all possible legal ramifications in mind, whether related to Financial, Corporate, Tax or Labor Law.

The majority of attorneys in the Litigation group have masters degrees from the United States and Europe and have worked throughout Europe, the United States and South America. The firm also maintains a permanent program with at least one Foreign Associate, who contributes experience and expertise in matters of comparative law and foreign precedent, principally in the fields of Antitrust and Financial Regulation.

Out litigation practice is not only focused on trials and proceedings themselves. The firm also advises our clients on planning transactions and commercial agreements in order to preventatively assess and avoid behavior that could expose the client to antitrust charges, regulatory infractions, labor contingencies and other liabilities. As such we have developed compliance programs for our clients that participate in regulated markets which include, among other offerings, seminars for executives and other employees and the preparation of best practices guides.

Aninat Schwencke & Cía:

Aninat Schwencke & Cía is a full-service business-oriented firm composed by highly qualified and experienced attorneys who are recruited from the private sector, government agencies, and the best Chilean and international law schools. The firm strives to promote a dynamic international culture and our attorneys are fluent in multiple languages, have Master’s and Doctorate degrees from leading universities abroad, and many have practiced law in Latin America, the United States and Europe.

Aninat Schwencke & Cía has developed an extraordinary reputation both in Chile and abroad since its inception in 2006 and has quickly become a leading law firm in Corporate and Transactional work as well as in Litigation and trial practice. The firm has been recognized by leading international publications such as Latin Lawyer, Chambers and Partners and Best Lawyers for its exceptional work in a variety of practice areas as well for the professionalism and skill of our partners and associates.

Aninat Schwencke & Cía has developed a strong local and international practice and represents numerous major public and private entities in a wide variety of matters, with particular emphasis on Corporate, M&A, Finance, Investment Funds, Tax, Real Estate, Construction, Mining and Energy, Water Rights, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, Labour Law and Litigation. The firm has extensive experience in cross-border transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, foreign investments and international joint ventures.

Aninat Schwencke & Cía is a dynamic young firm with a uniquely international focus and a portfolio of clients that spans the globe. Our partners and associates have developed collaborative relationships with major international law firms; such as, Cleary Gottlieb, Linklaters, Clifford Chance, Greenberg & Traurig, Winston Strawn LLP, and Davis & Gilbert LLP which allows the firm to provide integrated cross border solutions for clients in Chile and abroad and offer clients unique resources and support to guide them through every stage of international business.

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Daniel Hochstrasser

Daniel Hochstrasser heads Bär & Karrer’s arbitration practice, concentrating on commercial litigation and international arbitration. He primarily focuses on representing parties in complex disputes arising from M&A transactions, industrial and infrastructure projects, banking and finance, as well as license agreements, particularly in the pharmaceutical field.

In addition, Daniel Hochstrasser is frequently chosen as a party-appointed arbitrator and chairman of international arbitrations. While many of these proceedings are conducted under the ICC or Swiss Rules, his experience also extends to the rules of other institutions and ad hoc arbitrations. He has published and lectured on arbitration and litigation in Switzerland and abroad.

Litigation Law Practice:

Litigation has always been a cornerstone of our firm. Our litigation practice encompasses all types of corporate and commercial disputes and all related issues. We act in employment law litigation, disputes involving trusts and estates as well as all bankruptcy-related proceedings. In addition to ordinary civil proceedings, our forensic practice regularly involves pursuing enforcement action, seeking interlocutory remedies (attachments and other interim measures) as well as representing our clients in international legal assistance, and administrative proceedings.

We have extensive experience in advising clients on the Swiss ramifications of US litigation, including class actions.

We represent clients before all courts and administrative authorities in Switzerland. Our resources allow us to handle all kinds of disputes efficiently, from routine matters to large and complex multinational litigation

Bär & Karrer:

Bär & Karrer is a leading Swiss law firm with more than 130 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug.

Our core business is advising our clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Our clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

We were repeatedly awarded Switzerland Law Firm of the Year by the most important international legal ranking agencies in recent years.

Bär & Karrer was founded in 1969, out of a practice dating back to 1938. It is now a firm with over 130 lawyers.

Our head office is in Zurich. Further offices were opened in Lugano in 1992, Zug in 1995 and Geneva in 2000.

Bär & Karrer is operating as a corporation (under the name “Bär & Karrer AG”).

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