Dr Bernhard F Meyer, LLM, FCIArb, FSIArb, is a senior arbitrator and arbitration counsel at MME Legal AG, Zurich, Switzerland. He holds a doctorate degree from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and an LLM degree from Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA. He has been involved in more than 230 international arbitrations as chairman, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator or counsel, under a multitude of Rules: International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); American Arbitration Association (AAA); Swiss Chambers Arbitration Institution (Swiss Rules); Vienna International Arbitral Centre (Vienna Rules); Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC); Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC); London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA); World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO); United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and others.
Dr Meyer holds important leadership positions in his area of work, among them: vice-president and member of the board of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA); fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb); fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (FSIArb); jurisdictional council member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA); and member of the Swiss national committee of the ICC. In the past, Dr Meyer has also been chairman of the international sales committee of the International Bar Association (IBA); president of the Swiss Arbitration Commission ICC; co-chair of the International Arbitration Tribunal of the Zurich Chamber of Commerce; chair of the Zurich Bar Association’s arbitration specialist group and chair of the Zurich local group of ASA.
Dr Meyer publishes and speaks regularly in the field of arbitration and commercial litigation, and has been selected as a leading arbitrator by Who's Who Legal: Arbitration for many years.
WWL says: Bernhard Meyer is “a great communicator”, and boasts a great reputation as a very well-respected figure in the field.
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