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CURRICULUM VITAE
NAME - SURNAMES : SCHIFFERLI Peter Charles

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH :November 2, 1947 in Chêne-Bougeries
(Geneva) - Citizen of Döttingen (Aargau/Switzerland)

Married to Dao SCHIFFERLI-HUYNH (Vietnam);

Two children: Kim-Pierre (1980) and My-Linh (1983)

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  • Primary schools in Zurich, London and Geneva
  • Geneva Calvin College : 1959 to 1966 : Classical Maturity diploma obtained in 1966
  • Studies at the Law Faculty of the Geneva University : 1966 to 1971 : Degree (licence) in law obtained in 1971
  • Assistant to the Law Faculty of the Geneva University (civil procedure, inheritance law and intellectual property) : 1971 to 1974
  • Stage of law to the Law Firm of Messrs MARTIN-ACHARD and HAISSLY (Geneva) : 1972 to 1974
  • "Brevet d'avocat" of Geneva (Admission to the Geneva Bar) : December 1974
  • Associate to the Law firm of Messrs LENZ, SCHLUEP, BRINER, DE COULON (Geneva) : 1975 to 1982
  • Foundation of the Law Firm PIRENNE PYTHON SCHIFFERLI & PARTNERS (Geneva) : 1982
  • Deputy to the Geneva "Grand Conseil" (Parliament) : 1987 to 1989 and 2001 to 2006
  • Captain in the Swiss Army : 1981 - 1994 (Intelligence service)
  • Honorary Consul of Latvia : since June 1993-1998

Member:

  • Geneva and Swiss Bar Associations; International Bar Association; Swiss Arbitration Association.

Languages:

  • French, German, English (Proficiency/Cambridge University) and Italian
  • Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese (understanding)

Arbitration:

  • Participation in various international arbitration proceedings in Geneva and abroad (ICC Paris, Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie Genève, ICSID Washington Convention 1965, UNCITRAL)

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