Martin Molina

Martin Molina

lic. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Partner

martin.molina@kellerhals-carrard.ch

Raemistrasse 5
CH-8024 Zurich

Tel +41 58 200 39 00

Fax +41 58 200 39 11

Assistant:

Viktoria Zink

viktoria.zink@kellerhals-carrard.ch


Martin Molina’s practice focuses on domestic and international litigation and arbitration, including international judicial assistance in civil and criminal matters and the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. He also advises clients in general corporate and commercial law as well as in employment law.

Martin Molina acts as counsel and arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations, in particular in matters relating to sales, distributorships, licensing, financing, share purchases and joint ventures involving, inter alia, the telecommunications, high-tech and energy industries.


Practice areas
  • National and international litigation and arbitration (Swiss Rules, ICC, ZCC, DIS, ICSID, ad hoc)
  • International judicial assistance in civil and criminal matters
  • Debt enforcement and insolvency 
  • Corporate and commercial law
  • Employment law
Practice groups
  • Litigation, arbitration and insolvency
  • Employment law
Education
  • 2004: Admission to the Bar in New York
  • 2003: LL.M., New York University School of Law
  • 1998: Admission to the Bar in Geneva
  • 1995: lic.iur., University of Geneva School of Law
Experience / Career
  • since 2013: Partner, Kellerhals Carrard, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2009-2012: Associate, Kellerhals Attorneys at Law, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2004-2009: Associate, Gloor & Sieger, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2003-2004: Visiting Attorney, Healy & Baillie LLP, New York, U.S.A.
  • 2001-2002: Resident Claims Judge, Claims Resolution Tribunal, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1999-2001: Staff Attorney, Claims Resolution Tribunal, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1998-1999: Associate, Köstenbaum & Lévy, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1995-1997: Legal Trainee, René Merkt & Associés, Geneva, Switzerland
Languages
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
Memberships
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV) 
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV) 
  • American Bar Association (ABA) 
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) 
  • Club Español de Arbitraje (CEA) 
  • Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA)
Media / Rankings / Awards
Publications and presentations
  • Swiss Federal Supreme Court Annuls Belated Award of “Resigning” Arbitrator – A Curse in Disguise? (comments on decision 4A_490/2013 of 28 January 2014 = BGE/ATF 140 III 75) ASA Bull. 2014, pp. 635-644

  • Commentary on Art. 188 and 189 PILS (Partial Award; Arbitral Award) in: Arbitration in Switzerland - The Practitioner's Guide (M. Arroyo, ed.), Kluwer Law International 2013

  • Commentary on Art. 31 to 33 Swiss Rules (Decisions; Form and Effect of the Award; Applicable Law, Amiable Compositeur) in: Arbitration in Switzerland - The Practitioner's Guide  (M. Arroyo, ed.), Kluwer Law International 2013

  • Enforcing the Award: A Long and Winding Road?, General Report, AIJA Annual Congress, Buenos Aires, 2013 (co-author)

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