Laurent Hirsch is a Geneva-based sole practitioner handling international arbitration worldwide. He advises and represents companies before arbitral tribunals in international commercial disputes, and serves as an arbitrator.
Laurent Hirsch is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a member of the Geneva bar ADR committee and a co-leader of the ASA local Geneva group.
Laurent Hirsch publishes regularly on arbitration topics. He is a member of the international arbitration editorial group of the International Business Law Journal (IBLJ) and a co-editor responsible for international arbitration in the Swiss electronic law review Jusletter. He is an organiser of, and speaker at, arbitration conferences.
Whether in arbitration or for transactional purposes, his practice extends to all fields of business law. In recent years, Laurent Hirsch advised companies involved in M&A transactions and negotiated and drafted on a regular basis patent licensing agreements in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries. When assisting clients, Laurent Hirsch carefully avoids resorting to ready-made recipes and strives to find tailor-made solutions matching client's needs and interests as closely as possible.
He is fluent in French and English and has good knowledge of German and Swiss German.
WWL says: Laurent Hirsch is extremely well regarded in Switzerland and beyond, and praised for his "technical skills and insight."
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