MARC BLESSING 2017-12-22T12:00:22+00:00

Project Description

Marc Blessing

AddressBar & Karrer, Brandschenkestrasse 90, Zurich, Switzerland, Postcode: CH-8027.
Phone(+41) 58 261 50 00
Education– University of Zrich and Geneva, Faculty of Law (lic.iur.1969/ Dr.iur.1973, magna cum laude)
– Studies at the City of London Polytechnic (1969)
– Bar examinations in Zurich, admitted 1972
– Admitted in many other Swiss Cantons.
Bar AdmissionZurich and Swiss Bar, 1972.
Work ExperienceHandled some 180 international arbitration cases, whereof about 50% an presiding arbitrator and the remaining 50% as sole arbitrator, party- nominated arbitrator or counsel representing (mostly non-Swiss) parties; mediated several large disputes (commercial, industrial, antitrust and BIT disputes).
Present PositionSince 1974 with the Law firm Bar & Karrer; Partner since 1979; Lecturer, LL.M. and executive M.B.L-programe of the Universities of Zurich & St. Gallen, tesching the subject of international arbitration & EU competition Laws, since 1996.
Past positions
PublicationsIntroduction to International Arbitration, in: International Arbitration in Switzerland (Kluwer, 2000); Introduction of Arbitration- Swiss and International Perspectives, 1999 (320 pages); Arbitrating Antitust and Merger Control Issues (Helbing & Lichtenhahn), 2003 (215 pages) and about 65 further publications and conference reports.
LanguagesGerman, English, French