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Born 1952, Geneva 

Nationalities Swiss, Irish 

Languages French, English, passive German and Italian



1988  Admitted as conseil juridique in Paris 

1981 Admitted to the New York Bar 

1977 Admitted to the Bar of Geneva (and Swiss Supreme Court) 


2023 to date  Tschanz Arbitration, Geneva  full-time practice as an independent arbitrator 1989 – 2022 Partner Tavernier Tschanz, Geneva full-time practice of international arbitration as counsel and arbitrator |

1986 – 1988 White & Case, Paris Counsel full-time practice of international arbitration as counsel and arbitrator | 1983 – 1985 Associate White & Case, New York full-time practice of international arbitration as counsel and arbitrator | 1980 – 1983 Associate  Lalive & Budin, Geneva

 full-time practice of international arbitration as assisting counsel and secretary of arbitral tribunals

1978 – 1980 Foreign associate Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, New York U.S. litigation and general international practice, including arbitration | 

1975 – 1977 Trainee Lalive & Budin, Geneva

general practice, including arbitration 



1975 Licence en droit degree, Geneva University Law School

1972 Maturité classique, College Calvin, Geneva


Swiss Arbitration Association; Geneva Bar Association; International Bar Association; Arbitration Ireland; Société suisse des juristes. 

Designated by Switzerland to the ICSID panel of arbitrators (until February 2021).

Curriculum Vitae

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