• "Recommended for dispute resolution matters."

     

    Legal 500 2012

  • "Widely recognized on the market for his employment expertise."

     

    Chambers Europe 2010

 

 

 

Matthew T. Reiter

Partner

Matthew Reiter heads Bär & Karrer’s litigation practice. He specializes in litigation and arbitration. He has extensive experience in a wide range of state court and administrative proceedings, including criminal investigations, white collar crimes, enforcement proceedings and international judicial assistance, but focuses on the resolution of large domestic and international commercial disputes.

Matthew Reiter has successfully represented clients in numerous domestic and international arbitrations, both in ad hoc and institutional proceedings (primarily ICC, ZCC/Swiss Rules), especially relating to joint ventures and shareholders' agreements, large construction contracts, M&A transactions and supply agreements. Recent highlights include the successful defense of EnBW in a CHF 1 billion arbitration proceeding concerning the Thermoselect technology.

Clients of Matthew Reiter include individuals as well as listed and non-listed domestic and foreign companies from various sectors such as the banking and services industry as well as the pharmaceutical, chemical, energy, automotive, aviation and construction industries.

The Legal 500 recommends Matthew Reiter in dispute resolution matters (since 2012).

Languages

German, English

Curriculum

  • Partner of Bär & Karrer AG (since 2005)
  • Member of the New York Bar (not practicing) (2001)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (1999-2004)
  • New York University of Law School: LL.M. (1999)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1998)
  • Clerkship, District Court of Horgen, Switzerland (1995-1997)
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur. (1995)

Memberships and Public Offices

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • International Bar Association (IBA) (Chair of Negligence and Damages Commitee in 2005-2006)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)

Contact Details

Matthew T. Reiter
Bär & Karrer AG
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8027 Zurich
Switzerland

T: +41 58 261 50 00
F: +41 58 261 50 01
matthew.reiter@baerkarrer.ch

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Deals & Cases

11.05.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises Saint-Gobain in connection with the Takeover Battle over Sika more »
29.09.2017
Bär & Karrer Successful in Appeal Proceeding before the Zurich Superior Court more »
27.04.2017
Bär & Karrer Successful in Large Arbitration Proceeding more »
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Publications

Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2019, ICLG - International Comparative Legal Guide 2019 … Download »
Revision of the Swiss International Arbitration Law, Bär & Karrer Briefing October 2018 … Download »
Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2018, ICLG - International Comparative Legal Guide 2018 … Download »
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Speaking Engagements

Rechtsstreitigkeiten nach dem Unternehmenskauf, Praktische Probleme Rechtsstreitigkeiten nach dem Unternehmenskauf, Praktische Probleme im Zusammenh … more »
Das Schiedsgerichtsverfahren, Wirtschaftsrecht für Manager Das Schiedsgerichtsverfahren, Wirtschaftsrecht für Manager (Organizer: Universit … more »
Übungen internationales Zivilprozessrecht, LL.M.-Lehrgang für Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht der Universität Zürich Übungen internationales Zivilprozessrecht, LL.M.-Lehrgang für Internationales Wi … more »
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