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Michael Cartier

Michael Cartier

Walder Wyss LtdSeefeldstrasse 123PO BoxZurichSwitzerland8034
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WWL Ranking: Future Leader

WWL says

Michael Cartier receives widespread plaudits from peers in the space who speak highly of his knowledge of IT and data disputes.

Biography

Michael Cartier is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team of Walder Wyss and works in the Zurich office.

He has acted in more than 40 international arbitrations under Swiss Rules, ICC Rules, LCIA Rules and ad hoc proceedings as counsel, arbitrator and expert. His focus is disputes stemming from construction and engineering projects, distribution and agency agreements, pharmaceuticals, telecommunication, and commodities. He also has extensive experience in recognition and enforcement matters.

Michael studied law at the St Gall University (lic iur HSG 2001, Dr iur 2007). During his studies he spent a year in Japan studying Japanese and working for a Japanese trading company. He has been practising law in Zurich since 2004, prior to which he clerked with a Swiss district court and a Swiss department of energy, construction and environment. He is currently an officer of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), and has previously been the chair of the IPBA’s TMT committee.

Michael regularly speaks and publishes in his field, and spoke in Manila at the IPBA Annual Conference (16 March 2018) on "Technology and International Arbitration, AI for IA?" and contributed to the publication Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide (Second edition, edited by Manuel Arroyo) with a commentary on the enforcement and recognition of arbitral awards.

Michael’s professional languages are English and German. He also speaks French and some Japanese. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise throughout Switzerland.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

WWL Ranking: Future Leader

WWL says

Michael Cartier is a disputes specialist who is credited for his impressive work handling construction-related arbitration proceedings.

Biography

Michael Cartier is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team of Walder Wyss and works in the Zurich office.

He has acted in more than 40 international arbitrations under Swiss Rules, ICC Rules, LCIA Rules and ad hoc proceedings as counsel, arbitrator and expert. His focus is disputes stemming from construction and engineering projects, distribution and agency agreements, pharmaceuticals, telecommunication, and commodities. He also has extensive experience in recognition and enforcement matters.

Michael studied law at the St Gall University (lic iur HSG 2001, Dr iur 2007). During his studies he spent a year in Japan studying Japanese and working for a Japanese trading company. He has been practising law in Zurich since 2004, prior to which he clerked with a Swiss district court and a Swiss department of energy, construction and environment. He is currently an officer of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), and has previously been the chair of the IPBA’s TMT committee.

Michael regularly speaks and publishes in his field, and spoke in New Zealand at the IPBA Annual Conference (8 April 2017, “Privilege and its impact on discovery/Document production”) and contributed to the publication Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide (edited by Manuel Arroyo) with a commentary on the enforcement and recognition of arbitral awards.

Michael’s professional languages are English and German. He also speaks French and some Japanese. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise throughout Switzerland.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

National Leader

Switzerland - Arbitration

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Michael Cartier is recognised by respondents for his “amazing contribution to the arbitration community’s development in IT”. He has wide-ranging experience as counsel, arbitrator and expert witness.

Biography

Michael Cartier is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team of Walder Wyss and works in the Zurich office.

He has acted in more than 40 international arbitrations under Swiss Rules, ICC Rules, LCIA Rules and ad hoc proceedings as counsel, arbitrator and expert. His focus is disputes stemming from construction and engineering projects, distribution and agency agreements, pharmaceuticals, telecommunication, and commodities. He also has extensive experience in recognition and enforcement matters.

Michael studied law at the St Gall University (lic iur HSG 2001, Dr iur 2007). During his studies he spent a year in Japan studying Japanese and working for a Japanese trading company. He has been practising law in Zurich since 2004, prior to which he clerked with a Swiss district court and a Swiss department of energy, construction and environment. He is currently an officer of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), and has previously been the chair of the IPBA’s TMT committee.

Michael regularly speaks and publishes in his field, and spoke in New Zealand at the IPBA Annual Conference (8 April 2017, “Privilege and its impact on discovery/Document production”) and contributed to the publication Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide (edited by Manuel Arroyo) with a commentary on the enforcement and recognition of arbitral awards.

Michael’s professional languages are English and German. He also speaks French and some Japanese. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise throughout Switzerland.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

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