Dr Martin Aebi is an experienced dispute resolution practitioner who has acted as counsel in numerous large-scale cases (also involving states) before arbitral tribunals and state courts. Originally focused on intellectual property related matters such as licensing and joint-development issues, his experience has broadened over time to cover a wide range of business areas including construction, M&A as well as banking. In addition to his work as party representative, he sits as an arbitrator.
Martin Aebi holds a law degree from the University of St Gallen (1999; doctorate in law 2005) and obtained an LLM from Columbia Law School of Law (2005). He has been admitted to the Zurich Bar in 2002. Martin Aebi joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2002 and has been appointed counsel in 2011. He speaks German, English and French.
He is a member of the following professional associations: Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), IBA Arbitration Committee, IBA Committee on Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law, International Trademark Association (INTA), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) and Zurich Bar Association (ZAV).
Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.
WWL says: Martin Aebi is "very smart" and "really understands the implications of arguments".
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