Chambers Global

“a high-calibre arbitration counsel who is described as a fantastic technician and construction specialist”

Legal 500

“outstanding”

Who's Who Legal

“garners praise for his “sharp” and “well-organized” practice”

Who's Who Legal

“appreciated for his “commercial insight” and “forensic approach"”

Client

“as a lawyer flexible enough to think like an engineer or a project manager”

Client

“he's very careful with the details but never lets go of the big picture. He's reliable, responsive and quick”

Elliott Geisinger heads Schellenberg Wittmer's International Arbitration Group. Since 1994, his practice has focused on international arbitration. He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in complex commercial disputes involving international construction contracts, consortia and joint venture agreements, sponsorship contracts, sales and distribution contracts, and consultancy contracts.

Experience

  • Elliott has acted as counsel and arbitrator in complex commercial disputes involving international construction contracts, consortia and joint venture agreements, sponsorship contracts, sales and distribution contracts, among others.
  • He regularly represented clients in arbitration-related court proceedings, and several of his cases have been reported on in the official collection of Swiss Supreme Court cases and in arbitration journals

Career

Professional Experience
2018
Member of the Board of FRANCARBI
2014
President of the Swiss Arbitration Association (“ASA”)
2014
Member of the Board of Trustees FIAA (Foundation for International Arbitration Advocacy)
2002
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
1996
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Education and Admission
1994
Bar Admission in Switzerland
1990
Master in Laws, University of Geneva
1986
lic. iur., University of Geneva
Additional Professional Activities
  • Author and co-author of several publications in the fields of international arbitration and private international law
  • Gave the Clayton Utz / University of Sydney International Arbitration Lecture in November 2016 on International Arbitration and Independence – Off the Beaten Track
 

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