Manuel Liatowitsch

Manuel Liatowitsch
Office:
Löwenstrasse 19
PO Box 2201
8021
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 44 215 5252
Fax:
+41 44 215 5200

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Future Leaders - Partners

Manuel Liatowitsch is a litigation and arbitration partner in Schellenberg Wittmer’s Zurich office. He acts for clients in commercial disputes in Swiss courts and international arbitrations, with a focus on corporate litigation, the energy sector and M&A/joint ventures disputes. He further specialises in complex estate disputes and advises entrepreneurs and families on governance and dispute resolution in family businesses. He is a member of the firm's management committee.

Manuel is highly recognised and ranked globally for his work in disputes. Chambers and Partners describes him as "recognised by his peers as one of Switzerland's top litigators", and remark on his excellent reputation and expertise in disputes and contentious matters. Who's Who Legal additionally describes him as an "absolute star – well known for his prowess in contentious trust litigation".

Manuel Liatowitsch is a vice-chair of the international arbitration committee of the American Bar Association's section of international law and a vice-chair of its international litigation committee. He has authored various publications on private international law and international litigation and arbitration.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction, dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property/information technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime, and compliance. From its Singapore office, the firm covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments, as well as in international arbitration.

WWL says: Manuel Liatowitsch greatly impresses peers who note he is "as sharp as a fox" in both his analysis and advocacy.

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

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Litigation

Manuel Liatowitsch is a litigation and arbitration partner in Schellenberg Wittmer’s Zurich office. He acts for clients in commercial disputes in Swiss courts and international arbitrations, with a focus on corporate litigation, the energy sector and M&A/joint ventures disputes. He further specialises in complex multi-jurisdictional estate disputes, often involving closely held businesses. He is a member of the firm's management committee.

Some recent examples of Manuel's expertise in litigation include:

- Representation of a large Russian oil company in corporate liability litigation in the Swiss courts;

- Lead counsel to a client involved in a major shareholder dispute relating to the control of a closely held corporation with business operations in various European countries;

- Representation of clients in a multi-billion succession dispute in the Swiss courts.

Manuel is highly recognised by leading directories and publications for his expertise in international litigation and arbitration. Chambers and Partners say Manuel is recognised by his peers "as a 'top litigator' and 'one of the most impressive lawyers,' he is described as 'creative, which only comes from great experience and intelligence, which he has". According to WWL (Arbitration – Future Leaders), "Manuel is highly recognised and ranked globally for his work in disputes. Chambers and Partners describes him as 'recognised by his peers as one of Switzerland's top litigators', and remark on his excellent reputation and expertise in disputes and contentious matters." WWL further says "Manuel greatly impresses peers who note he is 'as sharp as a fox' in both his analysis and advocacy." WWL additionally comments that market sources consider Manuel “an absolute star” who is “well known for his prowess in private client and contentious trust litigation”.

Manuel is a vice-chair of the International Arbitration Committee of the American Bar Association's section of international law. He has authored various publications on international litigation and arbitration, including a leading Swiss textbook on private international law.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction, dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property, information and communication technology, life sciences, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance. Schellenberg Wittmer's Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration.

WWL says: The "top-tier" Manuel Liatowitsch is a "very experienced litigator with an expertise in commercial disputes".

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

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Private Client

Manuel Liatowitsch is a litigation and arbitration partner in Schellenberg Wittmer’s Zurich office. He acts for clients in commercial disputes in Swiss courts and international arbitrations, with a focus on corporate litigation, the energy sector and M&A and joint ventures disputes. He further specialises in complex multi-jurisdictional estate disputes, often involving closely held businesses. He is a member of the firm's management committee.

Some recent examples of Manuel's expertise in litigation, on the contentious private client side, include:

- Lead counsel to a European industrial family in a dispute involving the family estate and companies owned by the family to the value of billions of CHF;

- Representation of heirs in a multi-billion succession dispute in the Swiss courts;

- Advising various privately held and controlled business groups on governance, succession and dispute prevention.  

Manuel is highly recognised by leading directories and publications for his expertise in litigation, including in contentious private client matters. Chambers and Partners say Manuel has an "excellent reputation in contentious estates matters” and is “noted for his wealth planning and business succession advisory practice”. Additionally, sources “praise Manuel's expertise in disputes matters, and he is widely agreed to have a very strong practice in private client litigation work". Who's Who Legal also comments that market sources consider Manuel “an absolute star” who is “well known for his prowess in private client and contentious trust litigation”.

Manuel is a vice-chair of the International Arbitration Committee of the American Bar Association's section of international law. He has authored various publications on international litigation and arbitration, including a leading Swiss textbook on private international law.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction,  dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property, information and communication technology, life sciences, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance. Schellenberg Wittmer's Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration.

WWL says: Manuel Liatowitsch is “a standout name at the firm” who boasts a “really impressive” private client practice.

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

Who's Who Legal Private Client: Lawyers

Manuel Liatowitsch is a litigation/arbitration partner at Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office. Manuel also is a member of the firm's management committee. He represents clients in commercial disputes in Swiss courts and international arbitrations, with a focus on the energy sector and corporate/joint ventures disputes. He also acts as arbitrator. He further specialises in complex estate disputes and advises entrepreneurs and families on governance and succession in family businesses.

Manuel is a vice chair of the international arbitration committee of the American Bar Association's Section of International Law. He has authored various publications on private international law, and international litigation and arbitration, and is a regular lecturer at the University of Zurich.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction, dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property/information technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance. Schellenberg Wittmer's Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration.

WWL says: The "outstanding" Manuel Liatowitsch is "a top lawyer" when it comes to handling contentious matters.

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

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