About this office:
LALIVE is a full service Swiss law practice, renowned for its expertise and experience in international legal matters. It has offices in Geneva and Zurich, as well as Doha, Qatar, LALIVE IN QATAR LLC.
The Firm operates on a worldwide basis and its clients include private and public sector entities, states and international organizations. LALIVE currently comprises lawyers and legal advisers from Switzerland and 15 other countries, who together speak more than a dozen languages and whose legal expertise covers several key jurisdictions including common law jurisdictions. The main working language of the firm however is English.
LALIVE is an independent law firm and often works in close cooperation with major firms from around the world. Over a fifty-year period, it has developed a strong reputation among clients and peers for its professional services. It has been ranked for many years by leading directories, such as Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.
LALIVE's main areas of practice:
•International dispute resolution in particular international arbitration, acting as counsel, experts, and arbitrators in complex international disputes
•Litigation, including freezing of assets and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards
•White collar crime and compliance, including mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, tracing and recovery of assets, compliance and investigation relating to anti-terrorism, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering laws and regulations
•General corporate and business law with a wide range of services to Swiss and foreign clients on corporate, commercial, banking and finance law matters
•International projects, contractual and regulatory framework advice for large-scale domestic and international projects
•Public international law, including advice to states and international organizations on international boundaries, state responsibility, state successions and international administrative law
•Private clients, inheritance and estate planning and double taxation matters.
LALIVE's core business sectors: energy (petroleum, electricity and renewable energy), construction, infrastructure and engineering projects, telecommunications, life sciences and biotechnology.