Gunter Pierre-Yves
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Pierre-Yves Gunter

Conscientious and well prepared.

Source in Chambers Global 2020

Is widely regarded as one of the world's top arbitrators.

Interviewee in Chambers Global 2022

He not only understands the legal problems, but also the economic and technical issues that are complex.

Source in Chambers Europe 2021

A delight to work with.

Source in Chambers Europe 2021

Careful, decisive, hard-working and has flawless English.

Source in Chambers Europe 2021

Top-tier presentation skills.

Source in WWL 2021

Being on top of things.

Source in WWL 2021

Knowledge, wisdom and experience.

Client in Chambers Europe 2021

Has a truly international outlook.

Source in WWL 2021

Performs excellently as an arbitrator.

Source in WWL 2021

One of the best!

Source in WWL 2021

Pierre-Yves is a great chairperson!

Source in WWL 2021

Clearly one of the top-shot arbitrators.

Source in WWL 2021

He is a first-rate arbitrator.

Source in WWL 2021

Pierre-Yves is a great chairperson.

Client in Who's Who Legal Arbitration 2021

Clearly one of the top-shot arbitrators.

Peer in Who's Who Legal Arbitration 2021

He is a first-rate arbitrator.

Client in Who's Who Legal Arbitration 2021

One of the very best.

Who's Who Legal Arbitration 2019

One of the most well-respected arbitrators in Switzerland.

Who's Who Legal Arbitration 2019

A big name in the field.

Who's Who Legal 2019

An exceptionally good lawyer.

Chambers Global 2019

Experienced chairman in arbitrations.

Chambers Global 2019

Really well prepared.

Chambers Global 2019

Very impressive.

Interviewee in Chambers Global 2019

He is a very accomplished lawyer who is well known and well regarded in the field.

Chambers Europe 2018

A highly sought-after arbitrator with experience as chair, co-arbitrator and sole arbitrator.

Chambers Europe 2018

A very experienced and senior figure in the field.

Who's Who Legal Arbitration 2018

He is formidable.

Source in Chambers Global 2020

He is conscientious, well prepared and amiable.

Source in Chambers Global 2020

Brilliant.

Client in Chambers Global 2020

Knows how to find the right pieces of evidence.

Client in Chambers Global 2020

Conscientious and well prepared.

Source in Chambers Global 2020

Is widely regarded as one of the world's top arbitrators.

Interviewee in Chambers Global 2022

Porträt

Pierre-Yves Gunter ist Co-Leiter der Abteilung Schiedsgerichtsverfahren bei Bär & Karrer.

Seit 1991 ist er im Bereich der internationalen Handelsschiedsgerichtsbarkeit tätig. Pierre-Yves Gunter verfügt über umfangreiche Erfahrung als Parteivertreter und Schiedsrichter in den Bereichen Agentur, Verkauf, Distribution, Joint-Venture, Bau und komplexe Projekte, Öl & Gas, Telekommunikation & IT, Immaterialgüter, Pharma, Immobilien, Hotel Management, Rohstoffe und internationaler Handel sowie Corporate/Post M&A. Sein Tätigkeitsbereich umfasst ferner Prozessführung vor staatlichen Gerichten und Behörden.

Er ist Vorstandsmitglied des Swiss Arbitration Center und war zuvor Co-Vorsitzender des Ausschusses für internationale Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit der American Bar Association (Sektion für internationales Recht und Praxis) sowie ehemaliges Vorstandsmitglied des Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), wo er auch dem Ausschuss für die Überarbeitung der Schiedsgerichtsordnung angehörte.

Work Highlights
  • Co-counsel in an ICC gas arbitration case.
  • Co-counsel in an ICC arbitration case in the automotive sector.
  • Co-counsel in an UNCITRAL arbitration case concerning non-solicitation issues.
  • Co-counsel in an ICC arbitration case concerning an international gas sales contract and gas price review.
  • President of the Arbitral Tribunal in two parallel ICC arbitration cases concerning a design-build construction project in Latin America.
  • President of an ICC Arbitral Tribunal in a dispute concerning the development of a large industrial plant.
  • President of an LCIA Arbitral Tribunal in a dispute over a share purchase agreement in the renewable energy sector.
  • President of two consolidated Swiss Rules arbitration cases concerning a dispute between shareholders.
  • President of a Lebanese Arbitration Center case relating to a dispute over a subordination agreement relating to a telecom operator in the Middle East.
  • President of an ICC arbitration case relating to the construction of highways in Eastern Africa.
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration case relating to a large industrial project in Eastern Europe.
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration case relating to a large construction project in North Africa.
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration case relating to a construction dispute in the Middle East.
SprachenFranzösisch, Englisch
Lebenslauf
  • Partner bei Bär & Karrer (seit 2017)
  • Partner bei einer Schweizer Anwaltskanzlei (1999-2016)
  • Associate bei zwei Schweizer Anwaltskanzleien (1995-1999)
  • Associate bei Clifford Chance (1993-1995)
  • Associate bei einer Schweizer Anwaltskanzlei (1991-1993)
  • LL.M. Harvard (1991)
  • Universität Neuchâtel (Abschluss in Rechtswissenschaften, summa cum laudae, 1987)
  • Lehrerassistent an der Universität Neuchâtel (1989-1990)
Mitgliedschaften und Ämter
  • ICCA
  • LCIA
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Schweizerische Vereinigung für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (ASA)
  • Schweizerischer Anwaltsverband (SAV/FSA)
ZulassungAn allen schweizerischen Gerichten

Von Leaders League in Commercial Litigation als 'leading' bewertet

Leaders League 2019

Von Who's Who Legal Switzerland als 'Recommended' bewertet

Who's Who Legal Switzerland 2021

Von Chambers Europe und Chambers Global in Arbitration Band 1 bewertet

Chambers Europe und Chambers Global 2020

Von Leaders League in Commercial Litigation als 'leading' bewertet

Leaders League 2019

Von Who's Who Legal Switzerland als 'Recommended' bewertet

Who's Who Legal Switzerland 2021

Kontakt

Bär & Karrer AG
12, quai de la Poste
CH-1211 Genf 3
Schweiz

Assistentin

Pierre-Yves Gunter's letzte Publikationen