- Bar Admission: Bern Bar: 1992; Geneva Bar: 1994
- Areas of Specialisation: All matters of Swiss civil and commercial law and procedure, international litigation, particularly arbitration, international contracts, construction disputes, company law, intellectual property and international trade, mergers and acquisitions.
- Arbitration Experience: Aside from providing advice regarding international arbitration to numerous Swiss and foreign clients, Mr. Scherer acted, since 1994, in more than 30 arbitrations (ICC and other) as sole arbitrator, party-appointed arbitrator, counsel to a party or secretary to Arbitral Tribunals. The proceedings were governed by a variety of procedural and substantive laws.
Mr Matthias Scherer is a Partner at LALIVE Attorneys-at-law, a Geneva-based, internationally operating law firm with no formal links to other law firms, alliances or accounting companies. However, over a fourty year period, Lalive has developed an extensive network of highly qualified legal specialists in all parts of the world, which ensures that all cases requiring co-operation between firms are dealt with by attorneys selected for their outstanding experience and reliability.
The Firm advises clients from around the world, major corporations, as well as small and medium-sized companies, governments, State corporations, international organisations and individuals. The Firm is particularly renowned for its experience in international litigation and arbitration.