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Jean Marguerat

Jean Marguerat
Office:
4 Rue Charles-Bonnet
PO Box 399
1211
City:
Geneva
State:
Geneva
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 22 839 63 00
Fax:
+41 22 347 71 59

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Arbitration

Jean Marguerat is a partner at Froriep in Geneva and specialises in international arbitration and international commercial litigation.

He has been involved in more than 60 international arbitration proceedings (ICC, Swiss Rules, CAS, VIAC, LCIA and ad hoc) acting in the capacity of both counsel and arbitrator, as well as legal expert. These proceedings involved sale of goods (including commodity trading), distribution, construction (including marine works), joint ventures, M&A and sport-related disputes. Furthermore, he regularly acts as counsel in matters concerning arbitration – attachment proceedings, enforcement and challenge of arbitral awards – before Swiss courts.

Jean Marguerat is a member of several professional associations including the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA and CEA Swiss chapter) and the The German Institution of Arbitration (DIS). He is listed in the panel of arbitrators of a number of arbitral institutions (ICC, LCIA, WIPO and the Court of Arbitration of Madrid (CAM)).

He has published several articles and is a frequent speaker on international arbitration.

Jean Marguerat studied at the universities of Basel and Neuchâtel (lic iur, 1996) and was admitted to the Bar in Berne in 1999. He went on to graduate from Cambridge University with an LLM (British Chevening Scholar) in 2000. He worked in business law firms in Barcelona (2000–2002) and London (2007–2008). Jean Marguerat joined Froriep in 2003, and was made a partner in 2010. He works in French, English, Spanish and German.

Froriep is one of the leading business law firms of Switzerland, with offices in Zurich, Geneva and Zug, London and Madrid and an arbitration practice of seven partners, one counsel and 10 associates.

WWL says: The “excellent” Jean Marguerat is a highly regarded and experienced arbitration counsel and arbitrator.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Future Leaders - Partners

Jean Marguerat is a partner at Froriep in Geneva and specialises in international arbitration and international commercial litigation.

He has been involved in more than 50 international arbitration proceedings (ICC, Swiss Rules, CAS, VIAC, LCIA and ad hoc) acting in the capacity of both counsel and arbitrator, as well as legal expert. These proceedings involved sale of goods (including commodity trading), distribution, construction (including marine works), joint ventures, M&A and sport-related disputes. Furthermore, he regularly acts as counsel in matters concerning arbitration – attachment proceedings, enforcement and challenge of arbitral awards – before Swiss courts.

Jean Marguerat is a member of several professional associations (ASA, LCIA, CEA, DIS). He is listed in the panel of arbitrators of a number of arbitral institutions (ICC, LCIA, WIPO, the Arbitration Court of Madrid).

He has published several articles and is a frequent speaker on international arbitration.

Jean Marguerat studied at the universities of Basel and Neuchâtel (lic.iur. 1996) and was admitted to the Bar in Berne in 1999. He went on to graduate from Cambridge University with an LLM (British Chevening scholar) in 2000. He worked in business law firms in Barcelona (2000-2002) and London (2007-2008). Jean Marguerat joined Froriep in 2003, and was made a partner in 2010. He works in French, English, Spanish and German.

Froriep is one of Switzerland's leading law firms, with around 90 lawyers and offices in Zurich, Geneva and Zug, as well as in London and Madrid, and an arbitration practice of seven partners, one counsel and 10 associates.

WWL says: Jean Marguerat is "insightful and effective as counsel" with wide-ranging experience.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Arbitration which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Asset Recovery

Jean Marguerat is a partner at Froriep in Geneva and specialises in international commercial litigation and international arbitration.

Jean has experience across all areas of dispute resolution, with particular expertise in international arbitration and international litigation. He regularly represents clients before arbitral tribunals as well as Swiss courts in all fields of commercial disputes, notably sale of goods and commodities, distribution and agency, construction, marine works, joint ventures, banking and corporate transactions.

Jean has wide experience in recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, international legal assistance and debt collection proceedings. He often deals with complex asset recovery cases and has obtained the attachment of all kinds of assets (bank accounts, shares, claims against third parties, real estate, artworks, rare collections, aircraft, etc).

Jean Marguerat studied at the universities of Basel and Neuchâtel (lic iur, 1996) and was admitted to the Bar in Berne in 1999. He went on to graduate from Cambridge University with an LLM – British Chevening Scholar – in 2000. He has worked in business law firms in Barcelona (2000-2002) and London (2007-2008). Jean Marguerat joined Froriep in 2003, and was made a partner in 2010. He works in French, English, Spanish and German.

Froriep is one of the leading business law firms of Switzerland, with offices in Zurich, Geneva and Zug, London and Madrid and an arbitration practice of seven partners, one counsel and 10 associates.

WWL says: Jean Marguerat is a “brilliant” practitioner, internationally recognised for his superb expertise in the field.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

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