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Manuel Liatowitsch

Manuel Liatowitsch

Schellenberg Wittmer LtdLöwenstrasse 19PO Box 2201ZurichZurichSwitzerland8021

Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Private Client

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Manuel Liatowitsch is a “big name in the sector”, and a sought-after adviser for entrepreneurs and families on dispute prevention, succession and governance matters.

Biography

Manuel Liatowitsch is a litigation 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 closely held businesses. He is a member of the firm's management committee.

Manuel's expertise in contentious private client matters include: representation of clients in multibillion-dollar succession disputes in the Swiss courts and a major dispute involving shareholders of a closely held corporation with operations across Europe. 

Manuel Liatowitsch has authored various publications on private international law and international litigation and arbitration.

National Leader

Switzerland - Litigation 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Manuel Liatowitsch is applauded for his profound expertise in shareholder, ownership and estate disputes. 

Biography

Manuel Liatowitsch is a litigation partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office. He represents clients in commercial disputes in Swiss courts and international arbitrations, and also acts as an arbitrator. He further specializes in shareholder/ownership disputes and in complex estate disputes; he also advises entrepreneurs and families on governance, dispute prevention and succession in privately held/controlled businesses. He is a member of the firm's management committee.

Manuel's expertise in dispute resolution matters include: successful representation of a large Russian oil and energy company in corporate liability litigation in the Swiss courts; lead counsel to a client involved in a major shareholder dispute and representation of a large industrial group and its foreign subsidiary in a dispute with the foreign distributor (ICC arbitration).

Manuel Liatowitsch has authored various publications on private international law and international litigation and arbitration.

Switzerland - Private Client 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

The “excellent” Manuel Liatowitsch is nominated for his profound expertise in complex estate disputes, and for the stellar succession and dispute prevention advice he provides to wealthy families and entrepreneurs.

Biography

Manuel Liatowitsch is a litigation partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office. He represents clients in commercial disputes in Swiss courts and international arbitrations, and also acts as an arbitrator. He further specializes in shareholder/ownership disputes and in complex estate disputes; he also advises entrepreneurs and families on governance, dispute prevention and succession in privately held/controlled businesses. He is a member of the firm's management committee.

Manuel's expertise in contentious private client matters include: representation of clients in multibillion-dollar succession disputes in the Swiss courts and a major dispute involving shareholders of a closely held corporation with operations across Europe.

Manuel Liatowitsch has authored various publications on private international law and international litigation and arbitration.

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