P ierre A KARRER has been in private practice for over 40 years and practices as a full-time arbitrator from his “boutique” premises in Zurich. He has been chairman and arbitrator in well over 300 international commercial arbitrations all over the world.
He is former Honorary President of the Swiss Arbitration Association, former Court Member of ICC, former Vice President of the Stockholm Institute, former Vice President of the LCIA, FCIArb, and listed arbitrator everywhere.
After studies in Zurich, Göttingen, Padova, and The Hague, he obtained a Dr. from the University of Zurich, and an LL.M. from Yale. He taught at the Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana, and at other universities.
He chairs arbitrations in English, French, German, and Italian. He also speaks Dutch and some Spanish.