Louis Burrus (dual-qualified in both Switzerland and in England and Wales) (solicitor of the Senior Courts) is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution group, based in Geneva. He specializes in domestic and international commercial litigation, in particular in banking and financial disputes. He has extensive experience in conducting cross-border corporate internal investigations, including white-collar matters, and regularly represents companies and individuals before Swiss and foreign authorities.
Louis's recent expertise in litigation matters include: Acting as lead counsel to an international private banking group on all litigation aspects related to an acquisition of another large bank; Representation of a large transport company before the Swiss courts in the context of several court litigations initiated by a former shareholder; and assistance to a large international bank in the context of a large on-going litigation before the courts of the Southern District of New York (SDNY).
In 2017, Global Investigations Review (GIR) recognized Louis as one of the world's top investigations lawyers under the age of 40.
Louis has a strong expertise and understanding of the use of technology in litigation matters (in particular e-discovery, analytics tool, predictive coding, etc.). As a Board advisory member of the Swiss LegalTech Association, Louis is additionally recognized as an industry specialist in supporting the legal industry with a better understanding of the legal technology market. He is regularly invited to speak as the consultative voice on matters related to technology and the legal profession.
Louis has been a partner at Schellenberg Wittmer since 2016.