Paolo Marzolini is a founding partner of Patocchi & Marzolini, an international arbitration law firm based in Geneva. Paolo acts as counsel representing clients and sits as arbitrator in a number of jurisdictions under various sets of arbitration rules (including, but not limited to, the ICC Rules, Swiss Rules, UNCITRAL Rules, DIAC Rules and WIPO Rules).
Paolo’s practical experience includes the following systems of law: Italian, Swiss, French, English, Spanish, US, German, Dutch, Bahamian, Libyan, Iranian, Qatari, Emirati, Egyptian, Chinese, South Korean and Japanese.
Paolo has worked in the international dispute resolution departments of leading law firms in Geneva and London; his expertise includes construction disputes, IP disputes, turnkey contracts, consultancy agreements, joint venture agreements, agency, licensing in the pharma industry, state contracts, contracts in the aviation industry, M&A and post-M&A disputes, gas price review disputes, banking and finance disputes, sport and sponsoring disputes, and commodities disputes.
Paolo regularly represents clients in arbitration-related matters before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court as well as Italian Courts.
He has published extensively on international arbitration and is often called as lecturer in seminars dealing with arbitration-related matters.
Paolo is admitted in Italy and Switzerland.