Olivier Mosimann

Olivier Mosimann

Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law


Hirschgaesslein 11
CH-4010 Basel

Tel +41 58 200 30 00

Fax +41 58 200 30 11


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Olivier Mosimann specializes in international as well as domestic commercial arbitration and litigation, including enforcement and annulment of arbitral awards and proceedings for interim relief.

Olivier Mosimann has acted as counsel in numerous arbitration proceedings conducted under institutional rules (including ICC and Swiss Rules) as well as in ad hoc proceedings, involving various sectors (including pharma, chemical, hi-tech, energy, consumer goods and financial services) and concerning diverse matters (including licensing, distribution, production, trading, joint venture, post-M&A and financing). He also sits as arbitrator and acts as secretary to arbitral tribunals.

Practice areas
  • International and domestic arbitration (counsel and arbitrator)
  • International and domestic litigation
Practice groups
  • Litigation, arbitration and insolvency
  • 2015: LL.M. with Certificate of Specialization in Law & Technology, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall)
  • 2011: Bar admission Basel-Stadt (admitted to all Swiss courts)
  • 2009: Dr. iur. (Ph.D.), University of Basel
  • 2006: lic. iur. (licentiate in law), University of Basel
Experience / Career
  • since 2017: Senior Associate at Kellerhals Carrard
  • 2015-2016: Associate in Arbitration Practice Group at LALIVE, Zurich
  • 2012-2014: Associate in Litigation/Arbitration Team at Homburger, Zurich
  • 2010-2011: Clerk at Civil Court of Basel-Stadt
  • 2009-2010: Junior Associate at Homburger, Zurich
  • 2008: Court Intern at International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris
  • 2007-2009: Research and Teaching Assistant at Chair of Prof. Dr. Ingeborg Schwenzer
  • 2005-2006: Junior Assistant at Chair of Prof. Ingeborg Schwenzer
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • ASA below 40
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF)
Further activities
  • Since 2008: Arbitrator at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, Vienna
Publications and presentations
  • (mit Christoph Liebscher/Nils Schmidt-Ahrendts) Beweisaufnahme, in: Hellwig Torggler et al. (Hrsg.), Handbuch Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit, 2. Aufl., Wien 2017

  • Art. 61-63, in: Christoph Brunner (Hrsg.), SHK UN-Kaufrecht – CISG, 2. Aufl., Bern 2014

  • (mit Melissa Magliana) Aufhebung eines Schiedsspruches wegen fehlender Zuständigkeit, in: dRSK, 17. Juli 2012

  • Aufhebung eines Schiedsspruches wegen Verletzung des materiellen Ordre public, in: dRSK, 5. Juli 2012

  • (mit Gabrielle Nater-Bass) Effects of Foreign Bankruptcy on International Arbitration, in: Christian Klausegger et al. (Hrsg.), Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2011, Wien 2011, S. 163 - 180

  • (mit Simon Manner) Damages and Fixed Sums for Breach of Arbitration Agreements, in: Andrea Büchler/Markus Müller-Chen (Hrsg.), Private Law, national – global – comparative. Festschrift für Ingeborg Schwenzer zum 60. Geburtstag, Bern 2011, S. 1197 - 1211

  • Anti-Suit Injunctions in International Commercial Arbitration, Den Haag 2010 (= Diss.)

  • (mit Luca Dalla Torre et al.) Sicherheiten nach Bucheffektengesetz – theoretische und praktische Aspekte, recht 1/2010, S. 16 - 29

  • Anti-suit injunctions in der internationalen Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit: Präventions-, Verteidigungs- oder Angriffsmittel?, in: Salome Wolf/Martino Mona/Marc Hürzeler (Hrsg.), Prävention im Recht, Basel 2008, S. 295 – 309

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