Martin Bernet

Martin Bernet
Office:
Mühlebachstrasse 173
CH-8008
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 44 385 20 20

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Lawyers

Martin Bernet has more than 30 years of experience in international arbitration and litigation. He has acted as arbitrator and counsel in more than eighty arbitrations, both in ad hoc proceedings and under various institutional rules, including the ICC, Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution, CEPANI, VIAC, DIS and UNCITRAL Rules, involving the laws of Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France, Russia, Turkey, Liechtenstein, Poland, Singapore as well as the UN Sales Convention (CISG) and the UNIDROIT Principles. His cases concerned disputes in connection with, inter alia, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, shareholders’ agreements, international sales and related transactions, agency and distribution, licensing and engineering projects, across a wide range of industries including professional services, telecommunications, automotive, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, machinery, shipbuilding, food, energy and commodity trading.

Before establishing his own independent practice in 2018, Martin Bernet spent 29 years as a partner with the Swiss law firm Schellenberg Wittmer, heading the firm's dispute resolution team in Zurich and serving as managing partner for a number of years.

Martin Bernet teaches international arbitration at the University of Zurich.

Martin Bernet is a member of the German Arbitration Institute's arbitration council and a former chair of the International Bar Association's international litigation committee.

Martin Bernet obtained a PhD (Dr iur) from the University of Zurich, and was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 1982. Before joining Schellenberg Wittmer in 1985, Martin Bernet worked as a foreign associate in Washington, D.C.

His working languages are German, English and French, and he has a good command of Italian.

WWL says: Martin Bernet draws praise as "a first-rate arbitrator" with extensive experience in international dispute resolution. Peers admire Bernet's "very persuasive and calm" approach.

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