Laurent Hirsch is a Geneva-based sole practitioner handling international arbitration worldwide. He advises and represents companies before arbitral tribunals in international commercial disputes, and serves as an arbitrator.
Laurent Hirsch is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the Geneva Bar ADR Committee.
Laurent Hirsch publishes regularly on arbitration topics. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Business Law Journal (IBLJ) and a co editor responsible for international arbitration in the Swiss electronic law review Jusletter. He is an organizer of, and speaker at, arbitration conferences.
Whether in arbitration or for transactional purposes, his practice extends to all fields of business law. In recent years, Laurent Hirsch advised companies involved in M&A transactions and negotiated and drafted on a regular basis patent licensing agreements in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries. When assisting clients, Laurent Hirsch carefully avoids resorting to ready-made recipes and strives to find tailor-made solutions matching client's needs and interests as closely as possible.
He is fluent in French and English and has good knowledge of German and Swiss German.