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Bernd Ehle

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Admission

Germany, 1998

Switzerland, 2004

Nationality

German, Swiss

Languages

German
English, French

Spanish

 


Biography

Bernd Ehle joined LALIVE in 2003. He specialises in international arbitration and has acted as counsel and arbitrator in numerous administered and ad hoc international arbitral proceedings governed by various procedural and substantive laws including Swiss, English, French, German, New York, Turkish and Ukrainian law. He is experienced in disputes involving the main aspects of commercial transactions, in particular disputes relating to joint ventures, M&A, distribution and agency, and projects in the construction, telecommunications and energy sectors. He also represents parties in Swiss court proceedings related to arbitration.

 

Bernd Ehle is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and a former member of the committee of the Institute's European Branch. He acts as co-chair of the Geneva Group of ASA (Swiss Arbitration Association) and is also a member of several other international arbitration associations, including the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS), the Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut), and the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). Bernd Ehle features in The International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration.

 

Bernd Ehle is a frequent lecturer on Swiss construction law to corporate counsel in the construction industry in Germany and in Austria.

 

Prior to joining LALIVE, Bernd Ehle practiced in corporate and commercial law, litigation, and EU law in Germany with Graf von Westphalen, in Freiburg (2000-2003), and Ehle & Schiller, in Cologne (1998-1999). He studied law at the Universities of Freiburg and Heidelberg in Germany, and at the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International Studies (IUHEI) in Switzerland from 1991 to 1996. He passed his First State examination in Heidelberg in 1996 and his Second State examination in Freiburg in 1998. Bernd Ehle holds an LL.M. from Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, USA (2000), and a Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg, Germany (2001).

Publications

Construction (Switzerland)Michael E. Schneider, Matthias Scherer, Bernd Ehle, Samuel Moss, Cédric Lenoir, 2017

In: Robert S Peckar and Michael S Zicherman (Contributing Eds.), Getting the Deal Through. Construction in27 jurisdictions worldwide - 2017, Law Business Research Ltd, 2017, pp. 139-143



Extension of Time Claims and Declaratory Relief in International Construction ArbitrationBernd Ehle, 2015

In: Giovanni Iudica (Ed.), Construction Contract Arbitration and ADR – Papers from the Annual Conference of the European Society of Construction Law, Milan, 10 October 2014, pp. 63-67



Getting Off on the Right Foot: Preparation for Case Management Conferences by Counsel – with a Special Focus on Arbitration Proceedings under the ICC RulesBernd Ehle, Laura Spataru-Negura, 2015

Revista Românǎ de Arbitraj, 2015, No. 4, pp. 40-51



Internationales Bau- und Anlagengeschäft – vom Vertragsschluss bis zur StreiterledigungMichael E. Schneider, Bernd Ehle, 2015

In: Peter Münch/Nicolas Passadelis/Jens Lehne (Eds.), Handbuch Internationales Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht, Helbing Lichtenhahn, Basel, 2015, pp. 271-310



Construction (Switzerland)Michael E. Schneider, Matthias Scherer, Bernd Ehle, Samuel Moss, 2015

In: Robert S. Peckar and Michael S. Zicherman (Contributing Eds.), Getting the Deal Through: Construction in 26 jurisdictions worldwide – 2015, Law Business Research Ltd, 2015, pp. 120-124



Stories from the Hearing Room: Experience from Arbitral Practice. Essays in Honour of Michael E. Schneider (Preface)Domitille Baizeau, Bernd Ehle, 2015

In: B. Ehle and D. Baizeau (Eds.), Stories from the Hearing Room: Experience from Arbitral Practice. Essays in Honour of Michael E. Schneider, Wolters Kluwer, 2015



Construction (Switzerland)Michael E. Schneider, Matthias Scherer, Bernd Ehle, Samuel Moss, 2014

In: Robert S Peckar (Contributing Ed.), Getting the Deal Through. Construction in 31 jurisdictions worldwide - 2014, Law Business Research Ltd, 2014, pp. 156-161



Construction Arbitration in SwitzerlandMatthias Scherer, Bernd Ehle, Samuel Moss, 2014

In: Manuel Arroyo (Ed.), Arbitration in Switzerland - The Practitioner's Guide: Commentary, Wolters Kluwer, The Hague, 2013, pp. 1179-1202



Emergency Arbitration in PracticeBernd Ehle, 2013

In: Christoph Müller/Antonio Rigozzi (Eds.), New Developments in International Commercial Arbitration 2013, Schulthess, Zurich/Basel/Geneva, 2013, pp. 87-109



Moral Damages in Investment Arbitration, Commercial Arbitration and WTO LitigationBernd Ehle, Martin Dawidowicz, 2013

In: J. A. Huerta-Goldman, A. Romanetti and F. X. Stirnimann (Eds.), WTO Litigation, Investment Arbitration, and Commercial Arbitration, Kluwer Law International, 2013, pp. 293-326



Changes to The Swiss Law on General Terms and Conditions: What Do Construction Practitioners Need to Know?Bernd Ehle, Samuel Moss, 2013

Construction Law International, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp. 17-21



SwitzerlandMichael E. Schneider, Matthias Scherer, Bernd Ehle, Samuel Moss, 2013

Getting the Deal Through - Construction 2014



Commentary on Article I of the New York ConventionBernd Ehle, 2012

In: Reinmar Wolff (Ed.), New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, Commentary, C.H. Beck/Hart Publishing/Nomos, 2012, pp. 26-84



Revision der Swiss Rules – erhöhte Effizienz und FlexibilitätBernd Ehle, Werner Jahnel, 2012

SchiedsVZ (German Arb. J.), 4/2012, pp. 169-177



Effective Use of Demonstrative Exhibits in International ArbitrationBernd Ehle, 2012

In: Alexander J. Bělohlávek/Naděžda Rozehnalová (Eds.), Czech and Central European Yearbook of Arbitration 2012, pp. 43-59



Practical aspects of using expert evidence in international arbitrationBernd Ehle, 2012

In: Marianne Roth/Michael Geistlinger (Eds.), Yearbook on International Arbitration, Vol. II, NWV Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, Vienna, 2012, pp. 75-84



Schweizer AGB-Recht im UmbruchBernd Ehle, André Brunschweiler, 2012

Recht der Internationalen Wirtschaft, Betriebs-Berater International, 5/2012, pp. 262-271



The Court of Arbitration for SportBernd Ehle, Guillaume Tattevin, 2012

In:G Wegen and S Wilske (Eds.), Getting the Deal Through - Arbitration 2012, Law Business Research Ltd, London, 2012, pp. 6-9



Privacy and Confidentiality in Arbitration - SwitzerlandBernd Ehle, Noradèle Radjai, 2011

In: A. Sheppard (Ed.), Comparative Smart Charts, Kluwer Law International Practice Tools, 2011



The Arbitrator as a Settlement FacilitatorBernd Ehle, 2010

In: Walking A Thin Line - What an Arbitrator Can Do, Must Do or Must Not Do, Recent Developments and Trends, Colloquium CEPANI40, 29 September 2010, Bruylant, 2010, pp. 77-95



Arbitral institutions – Swiss Chambers of Commerce and IndustryDomitille Baizeau, Bernd Ehle, 2010

In: A. Sheppard (Ed.), Comparative Smart Charts, Kluwer Law International Practice Tools, since 2010



The Court of Arbitration for SportBernd Ehle, Guillaume Tattevin, 2010

In: G Wegen and S Wilske (Eds.), Getting the Deal Through - Arbitration 2010, Law Business Research Ltd, London, 2010, pp. 10-13



Soluţionarea prin arbitraj a disputelor din materia fuziunilor şi achiziţiilor internaţionaleBernd Ehle, 2009

Revista Românǎ de Arbitraj, 2009, No. 1, pp. 59-65



Belated nomination of arbitrator before the Swiss juge d'appui: Three recent decisionsBernd Ehle, 2008

ASA Bull. 2/2008, Vol. 26, pp. 392-399



Combining Swiss arbitration with English enforcement - A powerful toolMichael E. Schneider, Matthias Scherer, Bernd Ehle, 2007

Chambers Client Report, 2007, Issue 22, p. 39



Concurrent jurisdiction: Arbitral tribunals and courts granting interim reliefBernd Ehle, 2007

In: Anita Alibekova/Robert Carrow (Eds.), International Arbitration and Mediation - From the Professional's Perspective, Salzburg, Yorkhill Law Publishing, 2007, pp. 157-169



Arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism in mergers and acquisitionsBernd Ehle, 2005

In: Campbell (Ed.), The Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business, Kluwer Law International, The Hague, 2005, pp. 287-311



Die Freizügigkeit europäischer Anwälte in der Schweiz Bernd Ehle, Dorothea Seckler, 2005

Anwalts Revue de l'Avocat, 6-7/2005, Vol. 8, pp. 269-273



Erste Änderung der Swiss Rules: Sitz des Schiedsgerichts an jedem beliebigen OrtBernd Ehle, 2004

DSJV-Mitteilungen zum Deutsch-Schweizerischen Rechtsverkehr 3/2004, Deutsch-Schweizerische Juristenvereinigung, Bonn, pp. 3, 5



Das Grünbuch 'Rom I' - die Modernisierung des EVÜ steht bevorBernd Ehle, 2003

Zeitschrift für Gemeinschaftsprivatrecht (European Community Private Law Review), 2003/2004, Vol. 1, pp. 49-52



Wege zu einer Kohärenz der Rechtsquellen im europäischen Kollisionsrecht der VerbraucherverträgeBernd Ehle, 2002

Frankfurt am Main, Bern, etc., P. Lang, 2002, 323 pages, ISBN 3631389272 (commercial edition of the thesis of the University of Heidelberg, 2001)



Academic Positions

Lecturer

University of Münster, Faculty of Law

International Commercial Arbitration

2016 -


Lecturer

Fribourg University School of Law, Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Cross-Cultural Business Practice

International Construction Contracts (including dispute resolution) 

2012 -


Conferences

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) / The Nordic Arbitration Centre (NAC)Conference: Effective Dispute Resolution for International Business Transactions
Reykjavík, 7 September 2017
Speaker: Expedited Procedures: Is Faster Always Better?

For further information, see the programme.



Europa Institut at the University of Zurich (EIZ)3rd Seminar on Arbitration: Hot Topics
Zurich, 31 May 2017
Speaker: Discovery: Wieso, weshalb, warum oder die Frage nach dem richtigen Mass

For further information, see the programme.



International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)Seminar: Government Contracts – Public Procurement Law and Contract Law
Lausanne, 8 April 2017
Speaker: Litigating or arbitrating a construction project with a state – some war stories

For more information, see the programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)Annual Conference: Shaping Arbitral Proceedings to Best Examine Quantum
Geneva, 3 February 2017
Speaker: Shaping Arbitral Proceedings to Deal with Claims where Quantum Depends on Information Possessed Solely by the Respondent: the Lawyer’s View

For further information, see the programme.



Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic/KPMG6th Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference
Prague, 13 October 2016
Speaker: Whether non-pecuniary remedies are more readily available in commercial arbitration than they are in investment arbitration, and why that might be so

For further information, see the programme.



Young ICCA & DIS40Skills Training Workshop: Effective Written and Visual Advocacy in International Arbitration
Berlin, 27 September 2016
Speaker: Best Impressions: Capturing the Tribunal’s Attention

For more information, see the programme.



International Bar Association (IBA)Annual Conference – International Construction Projects Committee (ICP)
Washington DC, 21 September 2016
Speaker: Time-related obligations in key jurisdictions: an update (Switzerland)

For further information, see the presentation.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva Group L’intervention du juge d’appui dans l’arbitrage international et interne
Geneva, 16 June 2016
Organiser, Moderator

For further information, see the invitation.



Center for International Legal Studies (CILS)9th Biennial International Arbitration Symposium
Salzburg, 2-5 June 2016
Moderator (Panel on Construction Arbitration)

For more information see the programme.



International Bar Association (IBA)International Construction Projects Committee (ICP): Working Weekend
Lisbon, 7 May 2016
Moderator: Projects under pressure due to the oil price situation: is there any way out?

For further information, see the programme.



German-Swiss Lawyers’ Association (DSJV) Schiedsgerichte im Deutsch-Schweizerischen Rechtsverkehr
Berlin, 6 November 2015
Organiser, Moderator

For further information, see the invitation.



ELSA Switzerland 2nd Summer Law School on Arbitration
Geneva, 26 August 2015
Speaker: Annulment of International Arbitral Awards / Career Panel

For further information see the programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva Group YUKOS – understanding the legal, quantum and tax issues in a US$ 50 billion award
Geneva, 28 May 2015
Organiser, Moderator

For further information, see the invitation.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva GroupSéminaire intensif de formation à la pratique de l’arbitrage international
Geneva, 13 March 2015
Speaker: The Request for Arbitration

For more information, see the programme.



European Society of Construction Law Annual Conference: Construction Contract, Arbitration and ADR
Milan, 10 October 2014
Speaker: Extension of Time Claims and Declaratory Relief in International Construction Arbitration

For more information, see the programme.



Center for International Legal Studies (CILS)8th Biennial Symposium on International Arbitration
Salzburg, 22-25 May 2014
Speaker (Panel on Arbitrator Selection and Challenges)

For more information see the programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva Group Arbitrage global et visions régionales: spécificités de l’arbitrage du point de vue de l’Asie, du Moyen-Orient et d’Amérique latine
Geneva, 15 May 2014
Organiser, Moderator

For further information, see the invitation.



Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) European BranchEuropean ADR: Ethics, Empathy and Exasperation
Warsaw, 25 April 2014
Moderator/Speaker: Remedies for Misconduct under the 2013 IBA Guidelines on Party Presentation

For more information, see the programme.



Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) European BranchRegional Conference on International Arbitration: Arbitration hearings are different from court hearings
Bratislava, 13 March 2014
Speaker: How to prepare for arbitration hearings as counsel

For more information, see the programme.



Permanent Arbitration Court at the Croatian Chamber of Economy21st Croatian Arbitration Days
Zagreb, 5-6 December 2013
Speaker: Calculation of Damages in Construction Arbitration

For more information, see the programme.



University of NeuchâtelNew Developments in International Commercial Arbitration 2013
Neuchâtel, 15 November 2013
Speaker: Emergency Arbitration in Practice

For more information, see the programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva Group Arbitration regarding contracts with intermediaries - procedural and substantive questions, including allegations of illegality
Geneva, 7 November 2013
Organiser

For more information, please see the invitation.



International Bar Association (IBA)Annual Conference - International Construction Projects Committee (ICP): Latest developments in Construction
Boston, 10 October 2013
Speaker: The FIDIC Guidance Memorandum of 1 April 2013 (enforcement of 'binding' DAB decisions)

For further information see the presentation.



Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) North American Branch & Georgetown University Law CenterPrivately-Financed Infrastructure Projects: Managing and Resolving Disputes Involving Commercial and State Actors
Washington D.C., 4 October 2013
Speaker: State Contracts and Commercial Arbitration (Germany- Switzerland- Austria)

For further information see the programme.



International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)Advanced PIDA Training International Commercial Arbitration
Paris, 30 September - 1 October 2013
Speaker, Moderator: Setting-up of Claimant's Strategy in Preparing the Request for Arbitration

For further information see the programme.



ELSA Summer Law School on ArbitrationCareers in Arbitration
Geneva, 4 September 2013

For further information see the programme and paper.



Management Circle SeminarSchweizer Recht im Anlagenbau (Swiss Law in The Plant Construction Industry)
Frankfurt, 16 July 2013
Lecturer, Workshop Director

For further information see the programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva Group Carte Blanche à la Professeure Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler
Geneva, 16 May 2013
Co-organiser, Co-moderator

For further information see the programme



C5 – Business Information in a Global Context Construction Litigation & Dispute Resolution in the Gulf
Dubai, 10-11 December 2012
Speaker: Insiders’ Perspectives on Successfully Resolving Construction Disputes

For further information see the programme.



Management Circle SeminarSchweizer Recht im Anlagenbau (Swiss Law in the Plant Construction Industry)
Frankfurt, 22 August 2012
Lecturer, Workshop Director

For further information see the programme.



Center for International Legal Studies (CILS)International Arbitration Symposium
Salzburg, 24-27 May 2012
Speaker: Getting off on the right foot: Preparing for Case Management Conferences (Art. 24 ICC Rules 2012)

For more information see the programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva Group Joint Seminar with the Association of International Business Lawyers (AIBL): Update on Arbitration for Users – How and Where In-house Counsel could make a Difference
Geneva, 10 May 2012
Organiser

For further information see the programme.



Foundation for International Arbitration Advocacy (FIAA)Workshop: Questioning of Expert Witnesses in International Arbitration
Paris, 8-10 December 2011
Faculty member

For more information, see programme.



Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP)Anniversary Program: Evidence and Conflict of Laws: Emerging Challenges
Vienna, 1 December 2011
Speaker: Law Applicable to the Extension of Arbitration Agreements

For more information, see the programme and presentation.



German-Swiss Lawyers' Association (DSJV)Questions relating to money laundering in the attorney’s practice
Geneva, 15 November 2011
Organiser

For more information see the programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva GroupDispute Boards – their use in the construction industry and other domains
Geneva, 6 October 2011
Organiser

For further information see the programme.



Management Circle SeminarSchweizer Recht im Anlagenbau (Swiss Law in the Plant Construction Industry)
Cologne, 6 July 2011 – Frankfurt, 8 August 2011 – Munich, 6 September 2011
Lecturer, Workshop Director

For further information see the programme.



WTOSymposium: WTO Litigation, Investment and Commercial Arbitration, Cross-fertilization and Reciprocal Opportunities
Geneva, 9 May 2011
Speaker: Legal remedies in International Commercial Arbitration

For more information, see the programme.



German-Swiss Lawyers' Association (DSJV)The Practice of International Arbitration in Switzerland
Lausanne, 30 March 2011
Speaker

For more information see the programme.



Management Circle SeminarSchweizer Recht im Anlagenbau (Swiss law in the plant construction industry)
Cologne, 17 November 2010 – Munich, 13 December 2010 – Frankfurt, 25 January 2011
Workshop Director

For further information see the programme.



German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) / Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) – European BranchCommon Law versus Civil Law Approaches to International Commercial Arbitration – Cultural Divide or Convergence?
Frankfurt, 21-22 October 2010
Chair of panel: Role of the expert – the party-appointed versus the tribunal-appointed expert

For more information see the programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva GroupStructuring short-term dispute resolution proceedings under pressure
Geneva, 16 September 2010
Organiser

For further information see the programme.



Center for International Legal Studies (CILS)6th Biennial Symposium on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
Salzburg, 10-13 June 2010
Speaker: The use of experts in international arbitration

For more information see the programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva GroupSecurity for Costs in Insecure Times
Geneva, 1 October 2009
Organiser

For further information see the programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva GroupL'arbitrage au bord du Léman: hier, aujourd'hui, demain
Geneva, 8 May 2009
Co-organiser

For further information see the programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association - ASA Below 40Challenge of arbitral awards – dos and don’ts
Geneva, 7 May 2009
Speaker: Annulment proceedings – a comparison between Switzerland and the UK

For more information see also the conference programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva GroupRévision du Règlement d’arbitrage de la CNUDCI : état des travaux et discussion des modifications envisagées (Revision of the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules: current status and discussion of the envisaged modifications)
Geneva, 18 November 2008
Organiser

For further information see the programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva GroupRecours au Tribunal fédéral – aspects pratiques de la procédure et débat sur le rôle du juge en arbitrage (Challenge to the Federal Tribunal – practical aspects of the procedure and debate about the role of the judge in arbitration)
Geneva, 2 October 2008
Organiser

For further information see the programme.



European Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)Conflict avoidance and resolution in the eastern mediterranean region
Istanbul, 2-4 May 2008
Speaker: Arbitral practice and procedure in Qatar / handling large volumes of documents in construction arbitration

For more information see the conference programme.



German-Swiss Lawyers' Association (DSJV)Foreign takeover of Swiss listed companies: barbarians at the gate?
Geneva, 11 April 2008
Organiser

For more information see the conference programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association - ASA Below 40Written and oral advocacy: how to win a case
Zurich, 4 April 2008
Speaker: Flooded with documents? A survival guide

For more information see the ASA Below 40 programme.



Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Geneva GroupLes difficultés pratiques des sentences partielles (Practical difficulties with partial awards)
Geneva, 6 December 2007
Co-organiser

For further information see the programme.



European Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC)East meets west in Stockholm
Stockholm, 28-30 September 2007
Speaker: Demonstrative evidence in international arbitration

For more information see the programme.



German-Swiss Lawyers' Association (DSJV)Die Reform des Europäischen Zollkodex und der deutsch-schweizerische Warenverkehr – Welche Änderungen bringt die Einführung des “Zugelassenen Wirtschaftsbeteiligten”?
Stuttgart, 17 November 2006
Organiser, moderator

For more information see the conference programme.



State Chancellery of the Republic of LatviaTopicalities in international commercial arbitration
Riga, 4-5 September 2006
Speaker: Arbitration of merger & acquisition disputes

For more information see the programme.



Center for International Legal Studies (CILS)International arbitration and mediation – from the professional’s perspective
Salzburg, 15-18 June 2006
Speaker: The relationship between courts and arbitral tribunals in granting interim measures

For more information see the programme.



Center for International Legal Studies (CILS)International Business Transactions
Salzburg, 20-23 November 2004
Speaker: Arbitration as dispute resolution mechanism in merger and acquisition disputes


Recommendations

"Knowledgeable"
Legal 500, Switzerland, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration, 2017


“Absolutely excellent” arbitrator and counsel. He is highly regarded by peers and has experience handing a comprehensive range of commercial transactions in a broad variety of jurisdictions.
Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2017


Bernd Ehle is focused on international arbitration and has a strong reputation as counsel. He is also German-qualified and frequently advises on German law matters. Sources describe him as "analytical, strategic, very measured and polished."
Chambers Global, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel, Switzerland (Band 4), 2017


Peers “warmly endorse” Bernd Ehle for his strong expertise in international commercial arbitrations, particularly those relating to commercial transactions.
Who’s Who Legal : Arbitration, 2017


The “well-respected” Bernd Ehle is experienced in disputes involving commercial transactions, and is described by clients as being “very efficient”.
Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2016


Bernd Ehle is “really outstanding: very energetic and equally efficient”.
Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, 2016


Geneva-based Bernd Ehle is "highly active in the arbitration community." He acts as both an arbitrator and counsel, has noted experience of German matters and has acted on arbitrations governed by German law.
Chambers Global, Switzerland, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel, 2016


Clients spoke very highly of Bernd Ehle, citing his “very enthusiastic and professional attitude” and rating him “really outstanding".
Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration, 2016


Bernd Ehle is “intelligent and diligent” according to peers.
Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2015


Bernd Ehle is an accomplished arbitration counsel. He is particularly skilled at handling transaction-related disputes as well as those involving the construction, energy and telecommunications sectors. Ehle has significant experience of handling disputes involving Germany. Interviewees are impressed by his strong capabilities on arbitrations, praising him as a "smart lawyer" with "fantastic writing skills."
Chambers Global, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel (Band 4), Switzerland, 2015


Peers are “proud to recommend” Bernd Ehle who maintains a “great reputation” in the field. He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in proceedings governed by various laws including Swiss, English, German, Turkish and Ukrainian.
Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2014


Bernd Ehle has acted as counsel and arbitrator under various procedural and substantive laws and is praised for his “breadth and depth of expertise”.
Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, 2014


‘Smart lawyer’ with ‘fantastic writing skills’.
Chambers Global & Europe, Dispute Resolution, Switzerland, 2014


Bernd Ehle is regarded as 'an excellent strategist' and one source described him as 'among the best of the new generation of experts'.
The International Who's Who Legal of Commercial Arbitration, 2014


His clients are 'proud to recommend him' and he is viewed in the market as a 'brilliant and very disciplined lawyer'.
The International Who's Who Legal of Commercial Arbitration, 2013


Sources are impressed by his strong abilities and management of multi-jurisdictional cases.
Chambers Global, Dispute Resolution, Switzerland, 2013