Baier, Jonatan

RA

b. 1977

DIS40-Member

Current activity

Partner at MME Legal | Tax | Compliance, Zurich

Professional focus

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  • International arbitration and litigation
  • live entertainment and ticketing
  • life science
  • international contracts
  • oil and gas
  • construction and engineering
  • distribution and agency.

Areas of law

My career

  • 2004: Master of Laws (lic.iur.) at University of Freiburg i.Ue., Switzerland
  • 2006: Admission to the Zurich Bar, Switzerland
  • 2009: Master of International Business Law (MIBL), University of Sydney, Australia
  • 2011: PhD (Dr. iur.) at University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2015: Arbitration Practitioner (ArbP), Swiss Arbitration Academy, Switzerland.

Arbitration experience

Counsel and sole arbitrator in numerous international and domestic arbitration proceedings under various institutional (ICC, Swiss Rules, CAS) and ad hoc rules.

Publications

  • 2017: Die Rechtswahlvereinbarungen nach Schweizerischem Kollisionsrecht, in: Czernich/Geimer (eds) Handbuch der Streitbeilegungsklauseln im Internationalen Vertragsrecht, with Andreas Furrer
  • 2017: The Swiss Federal Supreme Court’s view on Arbitrator Consultants and Secretaries, and its practical implications, TDM Special Issue on “Non-Legal Adjudicators in National and International Disputes”
  • 2016: Review of the Recent Case Law of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in: Müller/Rigozzi/Besson (eds.), New Developments in International Commercial Arbitration 2016
  • 2015: Arbitrator Consultants – Another Way to Deal with Technical or Commercial Challenges of Arbitrations, ASA Bulletin, Volume 33, No 1/2015

Languages

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  • German
  • English

Memberships

  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut)
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Endorsed as arbitrator on the panels of ICC Switzerland, the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC) and the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA).
  • Listed in the 2018 edition of “Who's Who Legal: Arbitration” as “Future Leader” in the partner section.

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