Jean Marguerat, LL.M.
Jean Marguerat, LL.M.

Jean Marguerat, LL.M.

Partner, Geneva

65 rue du Rhône | Case Postale 3199 | CH-1211 Geneva 3 | Switzerland
65 rue du Rhône | Case Postale 3199 | CH-1211 Geneva 3 | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 01 00
jean.marguerat@mll-legal.com

Profile

Jean Marguerat has experience across all areas of dispute resolution, with particular expertise in international arbitration and in international litigation. Jean Marguerat is one of the authors of the Commentary on the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration.

Jean Marguerat has been a Partner in our Geneva office since 2010 and is the Co-Managing Partner since January 2020.

Jean Marguerat’s practice focuses on international arbitration, litigation and contract law. Jean Marguerat has experience as party counsel and as arbitrator in more than 90 institutional (ICC, SCAI, LCIA, VIAC, CAS, etc.) and ad hoc international arbitrations involving sale of goods and commodities, distribution and agency, construction, marine works, joint ventures, corporate transactions and sport related matters. He also regularly represents clients before the Swiss courts in all fields of commercial disputes and notably those in relation to arbitration (enforcement and challenge of arbitral awards). His activity includes recognition & enforcement proceedings (including attachments) and international legal assistance.





Rankings & Awards

Chambers Global 2022 Jean MargueratChambers Europe 2022 Jean MargueratLegal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer2022 Leaders League 2022WWL Arbitration 2022WWL Thought Leader Switzerland 2021Chambers Global 2022 Jean MargueratChambers Europe 2021 Jean Marguerat
  • “Jean Marguerat is a smart and reactive colleague, extremely easy to work with and straightforward. He understands quickly the needs and provides practical and just legal analysis.” – Legal 500 EMEA, Arbitration, 2022
  • Jean Marguerat is recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA 2022, Litigation
  • Jean Marguerat is recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA 2022, Sports Law
  • Jean Marguerat is ranked by Leaders League as an expert in International Arbitration, Switzerland 2022
  • Jean Marguerat is “a very efficient and no-nonsense lawyer and is very easy to work with.” – Chambers and Partners Global, Arbitration, 2022
  • Jean Marguerat is noted for his expertise in international arbitration matters. He represents football clubs and athletes. – Chambers and Partners Europe, Sport, 2022
  • “Jean is really excellent as counsel in international proceedings. He always takes an impressive, creative approach.” – Who’s Who Legal, Arbitration, 2022
  • “The fantastic Jean Marguerat cuts a distinguished figure as a very pragmatic practitioner who always produces well-structured work.” – Who’s Who Legal, Arbitration, 2021
  • Jean Marguerat is noted for his expertise in international arbitration matters. One impressed client states: “He is a highly recommended lawyer; he is very dynamic and active, with great legal knowledge and charisma.” – Chambers and Partners Europe, Sport, 2021
  • Sources report that Jean Marguerat has an open mind to issues of cultural differences and a good understanding of complex factual situations. He is well versed in representing companies from the mining and life sciences sectors in commercial arbitrations. – Chambers and Partners Europe + Global, Arbitration, 2021

Education & Admission

  • University of Cambridge, LL.M.
  • Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (1999)
  • Universities of Basel and Neuchâtel, lic.iur.

Memberships and public offices

  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Geneva Bar Association
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • London Court of International Arbitration
  • Club Español del Arbitraje
  • Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit

Languages

  • French
  • English
  • Spanish
  • German

Assistant

Jean Marguerat is noted for his expertise in international arbitration matters. He represents football clubs and athletes.

Chambers and Partners Europe, Sport, 2022
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