Michael Bösch is lauded by peers as "an excellent lawyer" who is "intelligent, knowledgeable and responsive".
Michael (Mike) Bösch is a partner with Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte since 2011. He is specialised in commercial arbitration where he has acted as counsel in over 35 international and national arbitrations conducted under institutional rules such as the ICC, LCIA and Swiss Rules but also ad hoc. Michael also sits regularly as arbitrator and is, due to his broad experience in the eastern market, listed in particular on the panel of arbitrators of the Russian Arbitration Association. Michael's arbitration cases involve a wide area of matters related, inter alia, to construction (including turn-key projects), agency and distribution, sale of goods, shareholders' agreements and M&A transactions. He also acts as counsel in action for annulment cases before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court.
Michael studied law at the University of Fribourg and is admitted to all Swiss courts since 2003. In 2005, he obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) with emphasis on dispute resolution from Georgetown University Law Centre, Washington DC, and since 2013 he is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).
He is a member of several professional associations such as ASA, CIArb, ICCA and RAA and is regularly invited to speak at international arbitration conferences. Most recently, he spoke at the annual Interlaw Arbitration and ADR meeting in Paris on Adjudication of International Commercial Disputes - Quo Vadis? Since many years, Michael is recognised in several rankings as arbitration specialist.
Michael co-publishes the Arbitration Newsletter Switzerland on thouvenin.com/publications commenting on selected decisions of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court on actions for annulment of arbitral awards.