Shelby R. du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. He is the co-head of the Banking and Finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. Mr du Pasquier advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions, as well as Swiss and offshore private equity, hedge funds and fund managers. He has been nominated by Chambers in 2011 as a leading individual in banking & finance and as regards investment funds. Mr du Pasquier is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds. Mr du Pasquier is a board member of the Swiss National Bank. He is admitted to the Bar in Geneva and New York. He has a bachelor of laws and a bachelor of business administration from the University of Geneva (Switzerland), as well as an LL.M. degree from Columbia University School of Law (USA).