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“Pierre-Yves Tschanz of Tavernier Tschanz combines an ‘extremely impressive ability to master a huge amount of factual and legal material’ with ‘exemplary judgement and diplomacy’.“ Who's Who Legal (Arbitration), 2021

“One source describes him as 'extremely fair, balanced and very analytical in his reasoning'.” Chambers Global, Switzerland, 2021


"He is wonderful to appear before." "He is good at getting to solutions and good at taking an innovative approach." (Chambers Europe, Europe-wide, 2021) 


"Interviewees enthuse that he is 'good at getting to solutions and good at taking an innovative approach.' He is also described as a 'meticulous lawyer who provides good-quality work.' " (Chambers Europe, Switzerland, 2021)


« Geneva-based Pierre-Yves Tschanz of Tavernier Tschanz is one of the top names in arbitration in Switzerland […] 'confirms a source. » (Chambers 2015)

« The ‘terrific’ Pierre-Yves Tschanz has served as arbitrator in over 100 cases and is regarded as ‘one of the best in the country’. » (Who’s Who Legal (Switzerland/Arbitration) 2014)

“Senior and highly respected Swiss figure Pierre-Yves Tschanz of Tavernier Tschanz in Geneva is increasingly recognised across Europe […], with interviewees also pointing out his ‘very thorough and strategically clever’appearances as counsel on numerous recent cases. » (Chambers (Global) 2014)

« Pierre-Yves Tschanz of Tavernier Tschanz is a hugely experienced arbitrator and counsel who is frequently instructed in both civil and common law cases. » (Chambers (Europe) 2013)

« Pierre-Yves Tschanz is a ‘meticulous and technically impressive practitioner’ who regularly acts in high-value arbitration. » (Chambers (Global) 2008)

« Pierre-Yves Tschanz is held in ‘extremely high regard’. » (Legal 500 EMEA (Arbitration) 2009)

« ‘Absolutely outstanding’ was how one client summed up Pierre-Yves Tschanz. Peers applaud his ability to bridge the divide between common and civil law. » (Chambers (Global) 2006) 

« Tavernier Tschanz boasts a highly regarded arbitration practice, which enjoys a particular reputation for acting as counsel. The firm’s prowess in this area is largely due to the presence of the massively experienced Pierre-Yves Tschanz, who has led the firm in an impressive number of large and complex cases. » (Legal 500 EMEA (Dispute Resolution) 2005) 

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