Xavier Favre-Bulle

Xavier Favre-Bulle

Lenz & Staehelin

Recognized since 2010

Geneva, Switzerland

Practice Areas

Arbitration and Mediation


Sports Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Litigation
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Dr. Favre-Bulle has more than 25 years of experience in dispute resolution (arbitration as counsel or arbitrator, ADR, court litigation). He has been involved in more than 245 arbitrations (e.g. sales agreements, agency & distribution, licences, joint ventures, shareholders agreements, post-M&A disputes, etc., in various business industries such as energy, construction, luxury goods, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, banking, aerospace, sports, investment protection, etc.). At Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva, Dr. Favre-Bulle leads the Arbitration group and the Sports law sector. He is the President of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution (SCAI) and Vice-Chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences and the author of some 75 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.

  • Route de ChĂȘne 30
    Geneva 1211
  • English
  • French
  • German
Bar Admissions
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Litigation
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Litigation, Genève, Switzerland (2016)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Switzerland 2023 for work in:
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Litigation
  • Sports Law

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