Laurent Hirsch wins acclaim from peers as "a great diplomat and very good lawyer" who is well versed in disputes arising in the M&A, banking and finance sectors.
Laurent Hirsch is a Geneva-based sole practitioner handling international arbitration worldwide. He advises and represents companies before arbitral tribunals in international commercial disputes, and serves as an arbitrator.
Laurent Hirsch is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and chairs the Geneva Bar ADR committee.
Laurent Hirsch publishes regularly on arbitration topics. He is a member of the executive committee of the International Business Law Journal (IBLJ) and a co-editor responsible for international arbitration in the Swiss electronic law review, Jusletter. He is an organiser of, and speaker at, arbitration conferences.
Whether in arbitration or for transactional purposes, his practice extends to all fields of business law. In recent years, Laurent Hirsch advised companies involved in M&A transactions and negotiated and regularly drafted patent licensing agreements in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries. When assisting clients, Laurent Hirsch carefully avoids resorting to ready-made recipes and strives to find tailor-made solutions matching clients' needs and interests as closely as possible.
He is fluent in French and English and has good knowledge of German and Swiss German.