Shelby R du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. He is the head of the Banking and Finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. Shelby R du Pasquier advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, as well as Swiss and offshore private equity, hedge funds and fund managers. Professional directories (including Chambers, The Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal) repeatedly single out Shelby R du Pasquier as a leading individual in the fields of Banking & Finance and Investment Funds.
Shelby R du Pasquier is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and has made a number of scientific publications on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds. He is admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for Listing Purposes and is a board member of the Swiss National Bank.
Shelby R du Pasquier graduated from the University of Geneva in 1981 (Degree in Commercial and Industrial Sciences) and 1983 (lic iur-Law Degree) and was admitted to the Geneva Bar in 1986. He obtained an LLM from Columbia University School of Law, New York in 1988 and was admitted to the New York Bar in 1989. Shelby R du Pasquier joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1988 and has been a partner since 1994. He speaks French, English, German and Spanish.
Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 attorneys and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities cover all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.