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Banking - Finance 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Shelby du Pasquier is "well known in the market" as "an excellent lawyer" who delivers top-tier counsel to domestic and international financial institutions. 

Biography

Shelby R du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services  in Switzerland. He is the head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. Shelby R du Pasquier advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, as well as Swiss and offshore private equity, hedge funds and fund managers.

He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and has made a number of scientific publications on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds.

Shelby R du  Pasquier is  board member of  several companies, including the Swiss National Bank and SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA. He is also admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes. He formerly acted as member of   the committee of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) self-regulatory organisation as regards money laundering matters (2000–2008) and as member of the IBA subcommittee on private funds (2001–2005).

Shelby R du Pasquier completed both a  business degree (1981) and a  law degree (1983)  at Geneva University. He also obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law (1988). He has been admitted to the Geneva bar (1986) and to the New York Bar (1989). Shelby R du Pasquier joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1988 and has been a partner since 1994. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish.

Shelby R du Pasquier is a  member of the following professional associations:  International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Geneva Bar Association (OdA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Shelby du Pasquier is “a well-known practitioner”, revered for his expert handling of debt and equity capital markets transactions.

Biography

Shelby R du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. He is the head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. Shelby R du Pasquier advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, as well as Swiss and offshore private equity, hedge funds and fund managers.

He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and has made a number of scientific publications on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds.

Shelby R. du Pasquier is a board member of the Swiss National Bank. Professional directories (including Chambers, The Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal) repeatedly single out Shelby R du Pasquier as a leading individual in the fields of banking & finance and investment funds. He is also admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes. He is a member of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) committee on self-regulatory organisation as regards money laundering matters (2000–2008); and a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) subcommittee on private funds (2001–2005).

Shelby R du Pasquier completed both a business degree (1981) and a law degree (1983) at Geneva University. He also obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law (1988). He has been admitted to the Geneva bar (1986) and to the New York Bar (1989). Shelby R du Pasquier joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1988 and has been a partner since 1994. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish.

Shelby R du Pasquier is a member of the IBA, the SAV and the Geneva Bar Association (OdA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Investigations 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

"He has a great understanding of the client's business"
"He is very pragmatic and to the point in his legal assessments"
"I enjoy discussing complex matters with him and I appreciate his wise judgement"
"He has extensive experience advising banks on regulatory investigations"

Biography

Shelby R du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services  in Switzerland. He is the head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. Shelby R du Pasquier advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, as well as Swiss and offshore private equity, hedge funds and fund managers.

He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and has made a number of scientific publications on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds.

Shelby R du  Pasquier is  board member of  several companies, including the Swiss National Bank and SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA. He is also admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes. He formerly acted as member of   the committee of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) self-regulatory organisation as regards money laundering matters (2000–2008) and as member of the IBA subcommittee on private funds (2001–2005).

Shelby R du Pasquier completed both a  business degree (1981) and a  law degree (1983)  at Geneva University. He also obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law (1988). He has been admitted to the Geneva bar (1986) and to the New York Bar (1989). Shelby R du Pasquier joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1988 and has been a partner since 1994. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish.

Shelby R du Pasquier is a  member of the following professional associations:  International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Geneva Bar Association (OdA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Private Client 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Shelby du Pasquier is renowned among peers for his first-rate understanding of Swiss and international financial institutions and the "exceptional added value" he brings to clients.

Biography

Shelby R du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. He is the head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. Shelby R du Pasquier advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, as well as Swiss and offshore private equity, hedge funds and fund managers.

He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and has made a number of scientific publications on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds.

Shelby R du Pasquier is board member of several companies, including the Swiss National Bank and SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA. He is also admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes. He formerly acted as member of the committee of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) self-regulatory organisation as regards money laundering matters (2000–2008) and as member of the IBA subcommittee on private funds (2001–2005).

Shelby R du Pasquier completed both a business degree (1981) and a law degree (1983) at Geneva University. He also obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law (1988). He has been admitted to the Geneva bar (1986) and to the New York Bar (1989). Shelby R du Pasquier joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1988 and has been a partner since 1994. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish.

Shelby R du Pasquier is a member of the following professional associations: International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Geneva Bar Association (OdA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

National Leader

Switzerland - Banking 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Shelby du Pasquier is a “well-known name in the market” and a revered adviser to private equity firms, hedge funds and financial institutions. 

Biography

Shelby R du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services  in Switzerland. He is the head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. Shelby R du Pasquier advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, as well as Swiss and offshore private equity, hedge funds and fund managers.

He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and has made a number of scientific publications on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds.

Shelby R du  Pasquier is  board member of  several companies, including the Swiss National Bank and SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA. He is also admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes. He formerly acted as member of   the committee of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) self-regulatory organisation as regards money laundering matters (2000–2008) and as member of the IBA subcommittee on private funds (2001–2005).

Shelby R du Pasquier completed both a  business degree (1981) and a  law degree (1983)  at Geneva University. He also obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law (1988). He has been admitted to the Geneva bar (1986) and to the New York Bar (1989). Shelby R du Pasquier joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1988 and has been a partner since 1994. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish.

Shelby R du Pasquier is a  member of the following professional associations:  International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Geneva Bar Association (OdA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Shelby R du Pasquier is a “very talented and experienced lawyer who quickly understands the issues at stake to provide pragmatic advice”.

Biography

Shelby R du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. He is the head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. Shelby R du Pasquier advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, as well as Swiss and offshore private equity, hedge funds and fund managers.

He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and has made a number of scientific publications on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds.

Shelby R. du Pasquier is a board member of the Swiss National Bank. Professional directories (including ChambersThe Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal) repeatedly single out Shelby R du Pasquier as a leading individual in the fields of banking & finance and investment funds. He is also admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes. He is a member of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) committee on self-regulatory organisation as regards money laundering matters (2000–2008); and a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) subcommittee on private funds (2001–2005).

Shelby R du Pasquier completed both a business degree (1981) and a law degree (1983) at Geneva University. He also obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law (1988). He has been admitted to the Geneva bar (1986) and to the New York Bar (1989). Shelby R du Pasquier joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1988 and has been a partner since 1994. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish.

Shelby R du Pasquier is a member of the IBA, the SAV and the Geneva Bar Association (OdA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Shelby du Pasquier is a "very well-known" practitioner, experienced at advising on corporate and board matters at both the domestic and international levels.

Biography

Shelby R du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services  in Switzerland. He is the head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. Shelby R du Pasquier advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, as well as Swiss and offshore private equity, hedge funds and fund managers.

He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and has made a number of scientific publications on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds.

Shelby R du  Pasquier is  board member of  several companies, including the Swiss National Bank and SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA. He is also admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes. He formerly acted as member of   the committee of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) self-regulatory organisation as regards money laundering matters (2000–2008) and as member of the IBA subcommittee on private funds (2001–2005).

Shelby R du Pasquier completed both a  business degree (1981) and a  law degree (1983)  at Geneva University. He also obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law (1988). He has been admitted to the Geneva bar (1986) and to the New York Bar (1989). Shelby R du Pasquier joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1988 and has been a partner since 1994. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish.

Shelby R du Pasquier is a  member of the following professional associations:  International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Geneva Bar Association (OdA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Shelby du Pasquier stands out for his impressive finance expertise and wide-ranging experience representing policyholders on complex insurance claims.

Biography

Shelby R du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services  in Switzerland. He is the head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. Shelby R du Pasquier advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, as well as Swiss and offshore private equity, hedge funds and fund managers.

He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and has made a number of scientific publications on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds.

Shelby R du  Pasquier is  board member of  several companies, including the Swiss National Bank and SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA. He is also admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes. He formerly acted as member of   the committee of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) self-regulatory organisation as regards money laundering matters (2000–2008) and as member of the IBA subcommittee on private funds (2001–2005).

Shelby R du Pasquier completed both a  business degree (1981) and a  law degree (1983)  at Geneva University. He also obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law (1988). He has been admitted to the Geneva bar (1986) and to the New York Bar (1989). Shelby R du Pasquier joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1988 and has been a partner since 1994. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish.

Shelby R du Pasquier is a  member of the following professional associations:  International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Geneva Bar Association (OdA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Switzerland - Investigations 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Shelby du Pasquier “offers extensive experience in financial regulation, advising banks on regulatory investigations" and is lauded for his "great understanding of the client's business”.

Biography

Shelby R du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. He is the head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. Shelby R du Pasquier advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, as well as Swiss and offshore private equity, hedge funds and fund managers.

He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and has made a number of scientific publications on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds.

Shelby R du Pasquier is board member of several companies, including the Swiss National Bank and SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA. He is also admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes. He formerly acted as member of the committee of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) self-regulatory organisation as regards money laundering matters (2000–2008) and as member of the IBA subcommittee on private funds (2001–2005).

Shelby R du Pasquier completed both a business degree (1981) and a law degree (1983) at Geneva University. He also obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law (1988). He has been admitted to the Geneva bar (1986) and to the New York Bar (1989). Shelby R du Pasquier joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1988 and has been a partner since 1994. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish.

Shelby R du Pasquier is a member of the following professional associations: International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Geneva Bar Association (OdA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Shelby du Pasquier is commended for his notable experience advising clients on private equity and investment fund formation.

Biography

Shelby R du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services  in Switzerland. He is the head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. Shelby R du Pasquier advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, as well as Swiss and offshore private equity, hedge funds and fund managers.

He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and has made a number of scientific publications on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds.

Shelby R du  Pasquier is  board member of  several companies, including the Swiss National Bank and SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA. He is also admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes. He formerly acted as member of   the committee of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) self-regulatory organisation as regards money laundering matters (2000–2008) and as member of the IBA subcommittee on private funds (2001–2005).

Shelby R du Pasquier completed both a  business degree (1981) and a  law degree (1983)  at Geneva University. He also obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law (1988). He has been admitted to the Geneva bar (1986) and to the New York Bar (1989). Shelby R du Pasquier joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1988 and has been a partner since 1994. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish.

Shelby R du Pasquier is a  member of the following professional associations:  International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Geneva Bar Association (OdA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Switzerland - Private Client 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Shelby du Pasquier is recognised as an “excellent tax lawyer” who sources highlight for his “outstanding” knowledge of the Swiss banking and finance industry.  

Biography

Shelby R du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. He is the head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. Shelby R du Pasquier advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, as well as Swiss and offshore private equity, hedge funds and fund managers.

He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and has made a number of scientific publications on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds.

Shelby R du Pasquier is board member of several companies, including the Swiss National Bank and SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA. He is also admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes. He formerly acted as member of the committee of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) self-regulatory organisation as regards money laundering matters (2000–2008) and as member of the IBA subcommittee on private funds (2001–2005).

Shelby R du Pasquier completed both a business degree (1981) and a law degree (1983) at Geneva University. He also obtained an LLM from Columbia University school of law (1988). He has been admitted to the Geneva bar (1986) and to the New York Bar (1989). Shelby R du Pasquier joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1988 and has been a partner since 1994. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish.

Shelby R du Pasquier is a member of the following professional associations: International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Geneva Bar Association (OdA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

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