Jean has experience across all areas of dispute resolution, with particular expertise in international arbitration and in international litigation. Jean is one of the authors of the Commentary on the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration.
Jean has been a Partner in our Geneva office since 2010.
Jean’s practice focuses on international arbitration, litigation and contract law. Jean has experience as party counsel and as arbitrator in numerous institutional and ad hoc international arbitrations involving sale of goods and commodities, distribution and agency, construction, marine works, joint ventures corporate transactions and sport related matters. He also regularly represents clients before the Swiss courts in all fields of commercial disputes and notably those in relation to arbitration (enforcement and challenge of arbitral awards). His activity includes recognition & enforcement proceedings (including attachments) and international legal assistance.
Jean studied at the Universities of Basel and Neuchâtel (lic.iur. 1996) and, after being admitted to the bar in Berne (1999), at the University of Cambridge (LL.M. 2000 - British Chevening Scholar). Joining our firm in 2003, he also worked in business law firms both in Barcelona (2000-2002) and London (2007-2008). Jean regularly publishes and speaks in the field of international arbitration. His working languages are French, English, Spanish and German.
Jean is a member of the following professional associations: Geneva and Swiss Bar Association, Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA, ASA below 40), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA, YIAG), Club Español de Arbitraje (CEA, CEA-40), Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (DIS).