Franz Stirnimann Fuentes

Franz Stirnimann Fuentes
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 Arbitration: Lawyers

Dr Franz Stirnimann Fuentes focuses his practice on international arbitration and litigation as well as Swiss commercial law.

Dr Franz Stirnimann has acted as counsel and arbitrator (chair, party-appointed, sole) in over 60 international arbitrations (ICC, ICSID, Swiss Rules, CAM, SCC, DIS, LCIA, UNCITRAL and ad hoc) governed by various procedural and substantive laws. He also regularly acts as counsel in arbitration-related proceedings before Swiss courts, including the Swiss Supreme Court. Dr Franz Stirnimann is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and is listed in the panel of arbitrators of a number of arbitral institutions (ICC, SCAI, LCIA, WIPO, CIMA, KLRAC, CAIC, etc). He is ranked by Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Who’s Who Legal and Expert Guides, among others, for arbitration and dispute resolution. Dr Franz Stirnimann specialises in disputes relating to international joint ventures, M&A, shareholders, manufacture, licensing/IP, sales and investment disputes in the energy, mining, aviation, telecommunications, construction, infrastructure and finance sector and also regularly acts as transactional counsel in these areas.

Dr Franz Stirnimann, who is of Swiss and Latin American origin, is fluent in English, German, Spanish and French, and also works in Italian and Portuguese. He is both civil and common law trained and admitted to practise in Geneva, England and Wales, and New York. He holds a PhD from the University of Zurich, an LLM from Georgetown University and a JD from the Universities of Fribourg and Durham. He speaks and publishes regularly on arbitration-related topics and has been a lecturer teaching arbitration at a number of Swiss and Latin American universities.

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

WWL says: Franz Stirnimann Fuentes is a clear leader in the field and has acted as counsel and arbitrator in disputes involving a range of industry sectors, including energy, construction and finance.

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

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Arbitration

Dr Franz Stirnimann Fuentes focuses his practice on international arbitration and litigation as well as Swiss commercial law.

Dr Franz Stirnimann has acted as counsel and arbitrator (chair, party-appointed, sole) in well over 60 international arbitrations (ICC, ICC, ICSID, Swiss Rules, SCC, DIS, LCIA, UNCITRAL and ad hoc) governed by various procedural and substantive laws. He also regularly acts as counsel in related proceedings before Swiss courts, including the Swiss Supreme Court. Dr Franz Stirnimann is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and is listed in the panel of arbitrators of a number of arbitral institutions (ICC, SCAI, LCIA, WIPO, CIMA, KLRAC, etc). He is ranked by Chambers Global and Who’s Who Legal, among others, for dispute resolution/arbitration. Dr Franz Stirnimann specialises in disputes relating to international joint ventures, M&A, shareholders, manufacture, licensing/IP, sales and investment disputes in the energy, mining, aviation, telecommunications, construction, infrastructure and finance sector and also regularly acts as transactional counsel in these areas.

Dr Franz Stirnimann, who is of Swiss and Latin American origin, is fluent in English, German, Spanish and French, and also works in Italian and Portuguese. He is admitted to practise in Geneva, England and Wales, and New York, and holds a PhD from the University of Zurich, an LLM from Georgetown University and a JD from the Universities of Fribourg and Durham. He speaks and publishes regularly on arbitration-related topics and has been a lecturer teaching arbitration at a number of Swiss and Latin American universities.

Froriep is one of the leading law firms of Switzerland, with around 60 lawyers and offices in Zurich, Geneva and Zug, as well as foreign offices in both London and Madrid and an arbitration practice of seven partners, one of counsel and seven associates.

WWL says: Franz Stirnimann Fuentes stands out as “one of the best names in the Swiss arbitration market” where he is recognised for the “impressive quality of his work”, most notably in relation to cases involving Latin American parties.

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

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