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Click here to enlarge.   Xavier FAVRE-BULLE IAI Member   
Lenz & Staehelin
30 route de Chêne
CH-1211 Geneva 6
Tel: +41.58.450.7000
Fax: +41.58.450.7001

Languages   French (native); English (fluent); German (working knowledge); Italian (passive)
Nationality   Switzerland
Bar Admission   Geneva - 1996
Solicitor, England & Wales - 2000
Education   The College of Law, England (1999); University of Geneva (Doctorate - 1998; Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures en droit - 1991; Licence en droit - 1988); European University Institute, Florence (Academy of European Law - 1992)
Lecturer in Law - Swiss Arbitration Academy; Founding Member Swiss Arbitration Academy; Former Lecturer in Law - University of Versailles; Former Lecturer in Law - University of Zurich; Former Lecturer in Law (various fields) - University of Geneva
as Arbitrator  
Chair, sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNICTRAL) and under the aegis of the ICC, SCAI, DIAC
as Counsel  
Numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, SCAI, DIAC, AAA, Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) (sales agreements, agency & distribution, licences, joint ventures, shareholders agreements, post-mergers and acquisitions disputes, etc., in various business industries such as telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, banking, energy, construction, luxury goods, sports, etc.)
Relating to  
• "Case Notes on International Arbitration, in: RSDIE/SZIER, 3/2017, Switzerland," in: Getting the Deal Through - Arbitration 2017, Law Business Research (with H. Frey, D. Durante) 447

• "Case Notes on International Arbitration" in: RSDIE/SZIER, 4/2016 Arbitration procedures and practice in Switzerland, in: Practical Law Multi-Jurisdictional Guide to Arbitration, 2015/2016 (with H. Frey, M. Aebi) 673

• "Pechstein v. Court of Arbitration for Sport: How Can We Break the Ice?," in New Developments in International Commercial Arbitration 2015 (C. Müller, S. Besson, A. Rigozzi eds., 2015) 315

• Case Notes on International Arbitration in: RSDIE/SZIER, 2/2015, in: Getting the Deal Through - Arbitration 2015, Law Business Research (with D. Durante) 287

• "CAS Arbitration Proceedings: Is Sports Arbitration so Different?," 4(2) J. Int'l Trade & Arb. L. 123 (2015) (with D. Durante)

• "Arbitration procedures and practice in Switzerland," in Practical Law Multi-Jurisdictional Guide to Arbitration, 2014/201 (with H. Frey, M. Aebi)

• "Case Notes on International Arbitration," in: RSDIE/SZIER, 2/2014, 297

• "Case Notes on International Arbitration (II)," in RSDIE/SZIER, 3/2013 (with P.M. Patocchi) 541

• "Case Notes on International Arbitration (I)" in RSDIE/SZIER, 2/2013 (with P.M. Patocchi) 305

• "Monismo y dualismo de las leyes de arbitraje: ¿Son todas ellas dualistas?," in Arbitraje Internacional Pasado, Presente Y Futuro, Libro Homenaje a Bernardo Cremades e Yves Derains, (Vol. 2, 2013) (with E. Muñoz) 1437

• "Le Règlement Suisse d’Arbitrage International (« Swiss Rules ») : de 2004 à la révision (légère) de 2012," 2013 Rev. dr. aff. int. 21

• "L'effet cassatoire des décisions du Tribunal fédéral suisse et les pouvoirs (circonscrits) des arbitres de restatuer," in 2013(2) Cahiers de l'arbitrage / Paris J. Int'l Arb. 417

• "First Arbitral Award Set Aside for Breach of Substantive Public Policy in Switzerland (the "Matuzalém saga")," 35 Rev. Arb. Med. 393 (2012) (with M. Viret)

• "The 2012 Swiss Rules of International Arbitration: an Overview," in Arbitration News - Newsletter of the IBA Legal Practice Division, Vol.17(2) (Sept. 2012) (with S. Nessi) 68

• "Recent amendments to the CAS Code (2010-2012)," in GSLTR (Global Sports Law and Taxation Reports), (2012/2) 46

• "2012 Revisions to the ICC and Swiss Rules on Arbitration: the Codification of New Trends in International Arbitration," in Practical Law Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2012/2013, Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2: Arbitration (6th ed.), (with H. Frey, F. Lengenhaffer, S. Nessi) 25

• Case Notes on International Arbitration, in RSDIE/SZIER 2012 (with P.M. Patocchi) 365

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