Professional History

Present

Stirnimann Fuentes Dispute Resolution, Geneva/Switzerland: Owner

2015-2020

Froriep Legal Ltd, Geneva/Switzerland: Partner

2012-2015

Winston & Strawn LLP, Geneva/Switzerland: Partner

2009-2012

Lalive, Geneva/Switzerland: Counsel

2001-2008

Winston & Strawn LLP, Washington, DC/USA (2001-2002) and Geneva/Switzerland (2003-2008): Associate

1998

Holcim SA, Madrid/Spain: Project Manager

1996-1997

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados, Madrid/Spain: Foreign Associate

1995-1996

Université de Fribourg, Fribourg/Switzerland, Chair for Civil Law (Prof. Bernhard Schnyder): Research and Teaching Assistant

1990-1991

Switzerland Global Enterprise – Swiss Export Promotion Agency (formerly OSEC), Euro Desk, Zurich/Switzerland: Information Officer

Education

1998-2003

Universität Zürich, Zurich/Switzerland: Dr.iur., summa cum laude (S.J.D. equivalent). Professor Walther Hug Prize, awarded to Switzerland’s best doctoral theses in law

2000-2001

Georgetown University, Washington, DC/USA: LL.M., with distinction. Professor Heinrich Kronstein Scholar; Fellow of the Swiss National Science Foundation

1991-1996

Université de Fribourg, Fribourg/Switzerland: lic.iur. utriusque iures (J.D. equivalent). Special honors in EU law and Ecclesiastical law

1993-1994

Durham University, Hatfield College, Durham/UK: Certificate in English Common Law. Erasmus Scholar of the European Union

1984-1990

Literargymnasium Rämibühl, Zurich/Switzerland: Matura Typus A (B.A. equivalent). Honors in Classics (Latin and Ancient Greek)

Bar Admissions

  • Avocat (Geneva, 2011)

  • Solicitor (England & Wales, 2005)

  • Attorney-at-Law (New York, 2002)

Nationalities

  • Switzerland

  • Peru

Languages

  • German

  • Spanish

  • English

  • French

  • Italian (working knowledge)

  • Portuguese (working knowledge)

Monasterio Santa Catalina, Arequipa