LALIVE is an international law firm based in Switzerland renowned for its expertise in international legal matters, in particular dispute resolution.
The ﬁrm comprises lawyers and legal advisers from over twenty countries who together speak more than ﬁfteen languages and whose legal expertise covers Switzerland and several other key jurisdictions.
LALIVE one of the few international law firms with a tradition of consistent involvement in international law which dates back to the 1950s and is largely owed to the specialisation of the firm’s founders in the field. Given its expertise in public international law, it currently advises and represents States on all areas of public international law, including several investment arbitrations (both before the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, a World Bank body, and ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL rules) in addition to interstate matters involving questions of treaty law, the law of international organisations, State responsibility, international human rights, the law of sovereign immunity, international public health law, international trade law, and the law of the sea.
Its practice and practitioners in this field are recognised among the world’s leading experts in the field.