Marc Veit is a partner at Lalive and specialises in international dispute resolution. He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in more than 80 international arbitrations both ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under institutional rules (ICC, Swiss rules, LCIA, HKIAC, SIAC, SCC, IATA) involving the substantive and/or procedural laws of Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France, England, China, Turkey, Sweden, Singapore, Hong Kong, Georgia, Ukraine, Korea and Albania.
Marc Veit has extensive experience in complex international arbitration and litigation matters with particular emphasis on multi-jurisdictional disputes. His expertise spans across various industries including telecommunications, life science and biotechnology, banking, energy, construction, commodity trading, shipping and ship building, and nutrition. Marc Veit also represents parties regularly before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in setting aside proceedings.
Marc Veit is an active member of several associations, including the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), the IBA arbitration committee, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), and the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA). He is a frequent speaker and moderator at international conferences on dispute resolution and publishes regularly in the field.
He has been ranked for many years by Chambers Europe and Chambers Global as a leading individual in arbitration and litigation in Switzerland, and by The Legal 500 as a recommended practitioner in dispute resolution in Switzerland.
Before joining Lalive, he was a partner in the arbitration/litigation team of a leading Swiss law firm in Zurich. Marc Veit was educated at the University of St Gallen (lic iur 1997; Dr oec 1999) and UC Berkeley, USA (visiting scholar, 1998). He has for many years been a lecturer at the universities of Fribourg and St Gallen.
Marc Veit speaks English and German and has a good working knowledge of French and Spanish.
WWL says: Marc Veit is “one of the best” when it comes to handling multi-jurisdictional disputes, and is praised as “a very organised and responsive individual”.
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