Dr. Favre-Bulle's practice concentrates on dispute resolution (arbitration as counsel or arbitrator, ADR, court litigation). He has been involved in more than 200 arbitrations (e.g. sales agreements, agency & distribution, licences, joint ventures, shareholders agreements, post-M&A disputes, etc., in various business industries such as telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, energy, construction, luxury goods, sports [in particular before the Court of Arbitration for Sport], etc.). A Partner at Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva, Xavier Favre-Bulle heads the Arbitration group and the Sports law sector. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and the author of some 60 books and articles.
He studied in Geneva (LLM, PhD), Florence and London. He is also qualified as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (2000). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1994 and was a visiting foreign lawyer with a major London firm in 1999. He has been a Partner since 2003.