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Dr. Cesare Jermini

Praised for his creativity and incisive mind.

Who's Who Legal 2014

Excellent and experienced lawyer

Source in Chambers Europe 2021

Common sense approach and in-depth understanding of the issues at hand.

Source in WWL 2021

He is highly competent, hard working and unfailingly courteous.

Source in WWL 2021

Cesare is a very balanced person, reliable arbitrator and easy to work with.

Source in WWL 2021

He is an excellent arbitrator!

Source in WWL 2021

Cesare is a very balanced person, reliable arbitrator and easy to work with.

Client in Who's Who Legal 2021

He is an excellent arbitrator.

Client in Who's Who Legal 2021

Very practical and to the point, has a natural authority and so it has been a nice experience with him.

Source in Chambers Global 2020

An excellent lawyer.

Who's Who Legal 2019

A firm yet unfailingly courteous arbitrator.

Who's Who Legal 2019

An excellent arbitrator.

Chambers Europe 2019

Very experienced and sharp-minded.

Chambers Europe 2019

An outstanding arbitrator.

Who's Who Legal 2019

Really international and with great experience.

Chambers Global 2017

He's absolutely brilliant - always quick to see the problem and of course the solution.

Client in Chambers Europe 2016

Known for his strong academic qualitites.

Whos's Who Legal 2016

A real star in the field.

Whos's Who Legal 2016

Frequently sits as an arbitrator on disputes involving Italian law.

Chambers Global 2015

Totally reliable and always impressive.

Client in Who's Who Legal 2014

Praised for his creativity and incisive mind.

Who's Who Legal 2014

Excellent and experienced lawyer

Source in Chambers Europe 2021

À propos de

Cesare Jermini has extensive experience in international and domestic arbitration, in which he specialises, as well as in court litigation. He regularly acts as a party counsel in domestic and international arbitration proceedings, as well as before State Courts (in civil, criminal and administrative matters).

Cesare Jermini is often appointed as chairman, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in international and domestic arbitration proceedings, conducted under the ICC Rules, Swiss Rules, Rules of the Camera Arbitrale Milano, DIS Rules, UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and in ad hoc proceedings.

He is regularly invited to speak at international conferences.

He also advises clients in commercial and company law, private international law, joint ventures, transportation, labour, administrative, real estate and inheritance law.

Cesare Jermini holds a law degree (Dr. iur.) from the University of Zurich and a master's degree (LL.M.) from Columbia University, New York.

He sits on the board of ASA (Swiss Arbitration Association) and has been a member of the editorial board of the ASA Bulletin (Kluwer) since 2001. He is a member of the SCAI Arbitration Court, administering arbitration proceedings under the Swiss Rules and member of the international and domestic panels of arbitrators of several arbitral institutions.

Cesare is admitted to the Swiss Bar and is also a Notary Public (Canton Ticino). He speaks and works in Italian, German, English and French.

Recent Work Highlights
  • Chair of an ICC Arbitral Tribunal in a large construction dispute involving French companies and an African State.
  • Successful representation of a company and an individual involved in a joint venture with a South African individual.
  • Representation of an Italian energy sector company in an ICC arbitration concerning an agency agreement.
  • Co-arbitrator in ICC arbitration proceedings concerning a construction dispute between Italian and Turkish parties.
  • Co-arbitrator in SCAI (Swiss Rules) arbitration proceedings concerning a distribution agreement in the Middle East area.
  • Representation of an individual and coordination of an international team in a substantial inheritance case involving Spain, Italy, Greece and Liechtenstein.
  • Co-arbitrator in a complex multi-party ICC arbitration concerning a European pipeline.
  • Advice to an Italian general contractor in relation with a large construction project in Germany.
  • Sole Arbitrator appointed by the ICC in a large dispute concerning a supply agreement involving two Italian parties.
LanguesItalian, German, English, French
Curriculum
  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2003)
  • Guest Professor, University of Brasilia (1999)
  • Senior Associate at Bär & Karrer (1998)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1998)
  • Columbia University, New York: LL.M. (1998)
  • Civil Law Notary in the Canton Ticino (1997)
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm (1997)
  • University of Zurich: Dr. iur. (1997)
  • Admitted to the Ticino Bar Association (OATI) (1996)
  • Trainee at a Swiss law firm (1994-1996)
  • Teacher of Labour law (1992)
  • Teaching Assistant to Prof. Dr. iur. Weber-Dürler (1991-1994)
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur. (1991)
Associations et fonctions publiques
  • Swiss Bar Associations (SAV/FSA)
  • Ticino Bar Associations (OATI)
  • Associations of Swiss and Ticino Notaries Public
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • GASI, Swiss Italian Chapter of ASA
AdmissionTous les courts suisses

Ranked as 'leading' in Commercial Litigation by Leaders League

Leaders League 2019

Ranked as 'leading' in Commercial Litigation by Leaders League

Leaders League 2019

Ranked as 'leading' in Commercial Litigation by Leaders League

Leaders League 2019

Contact

Cesare Jermini
P: +41 58 261 58 00
F: +41 58 261 58 01
cesare.jermini@baerkarrer.ch

Bär & Karrer SA
Via Vegezzi 6
CH-6901 Lugano
Suisse

Assistant
Tilla Cavallini
P: +41 58 261 58 00
F: +41 58 261 58 01
tilla.cavallini@baerkarrer.ch