Vincent Guignet advises individuals and corporate entities in national and international litigation and arbitration. He has developed a solid experience in the management and conduct of complex multi-jurisdictional disputes, mainly in commercial matters.
His practice focuses on contracts as well as enforcement, asset recovery, insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings. He also frequently acts as counsel representing parties in commercial arbitration related to various industries (international sale, distribution, agency and commodity trading). He is also active in employment law disputes and regularly represents clients before the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
Partner at Borel & Barbey
Associate at Borel & Barbey
St. Gallen University (Certificate in Advanced Studies in Law and Management)
Associate at a Swiss law firm, in Geneva and Zurich
Boston University, School of Law (LL.M. in International Business Practice)
Legal intern at a law firm in Geneva
Geneva University, Humboldt University in Berlin (Master of Law)
Swiss Lawyers Federation
Geneva Bar Association
“L’obtention de moyens de preuve dans le contentieux bancaire”, co-authored with Jean-René Oettli, Focus Droit (2021), available online
“Confidentiality in Arbitration Proceedings: from Myth to Reality”, co-authored with Saverio Lembo, ABA (2015)
“Interim Measures of Protection: The Concurrent Jurisdiction of Courts and Arbitral Tribunals in Switzerland”, co-authored with Saverio Lembo, ABA (2011)