Shelby R du Pasquier is considered as a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. He is the 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 repeatedly nominated by professional directories (e.g. Chambers, Who is Who Legal, etc) as a leading individual in banking and 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 LLM degree from Columbia University School of Law (USA).