Senior Legal Counsel
Attorney at Law, LL.M., FCIArb, FSIArb

Dr. Bernhard Meyer

Internationally experienced, founding partner and multiple award winner: A renowned arbitration and litigation lawyer

Hanna Winkler
+41 44 254 98 90


Dr. Bernhard Meyer, one of the three founding partners of MME, is an internationally renowned arbitrator and litigation specialist. He is Past-Vice-President of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), Past-President of the ICC Arbitration Commission Switzerland, former Head of the Arbitration Section of the Zurich Bar Association, and the ASA Zurich Local Group.

In the international arena, Bernhard was a Jurisdictional Council Member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), Vice-Chair of the IPBA Dispute Resolution Committee, and Co-Chair of the International Sales Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Bernhard is the author and co-author of numerous books and publications, particularly in the field of arbitration and procedural law.


2007 Fellow Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (FSIArb)
1999 Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
1979 University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
1977 Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago (LL.M.)
1975 Admitted to the bar in Zurich and throughout Switzerland
1972 University of Zurich (lic. iur.)


German, English, French, Italian

Professional Experience

More than 240 international arbitration tribunals in all capacities: As chair (majority), co-arbitrator, sole arbitrator and/or party representative.
Many years of practice in international litigation, in particular in cross-border proceedings with European, US and Asian parties and/or jurisdictions
Chairman of a permanent arbitration board for a large-scale transalpine tunnel construction project
Experience in numerous individual arbitration proceedings
Long-standing practice in international contract and corporate law, in particular in the areas of M&A, intellectual property, medical technology and pharmaceutical law, as well as international construction consortia and joint ventures.


  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • International Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • and others