Domitille Baizeau is “an outstanding strategist who leaves no stone unturned” as well as a “powerful and effective” advocate.
Client comment in GAR 30, 2019
Domitille Baizeau “impresses with the quality of her preparation and her proactive approach”, say interviewees.
Who’s Who Legal, Most Highly Regarded in Arbitration, Switzerland, 2019
Domitille Baizeau is commended as “an absolutely amazing chair” who draws praise for “her high-level organisation throughout the entire procedure, her precision and great attention to detail.” Commentators add, “She is very good at managing both parties.”
Who's Who Legal, Arbitration, 2019
Awarded the 2018 GAR ART Award for Best Prepared and Most Responsive Arbitrator.
Domitille Baizeau receives plaudits as “a very smart lawyer” and “a great specialist” when it comes to arbitration proceedings. One source effuses: “She is at the top of her game and is very pragmatic, particularly in early procedural discussions.”
Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2018 (ranked in the top 10 Most Highly Regarded Individuals)
Domitille Baizeau attracts praise for her work both as counsel and as arbitrator in significant international cases. "She has an extremely good understanding of both the commercial and the legal sides of a dispute," says one source, while another notes her demonstrable experience both as president and as co-arbitrator on arbitral panels.
Chambers Global, Arbitration (International), Europe-wide, 2018
“She has a "huge amount of knowledge in the area of international arbitration and is very good at developing and pursuing overall strategy."
Chambers Global, Switzerland, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel and Arbitrators, 2018
Domitille Baizeau is always “super-prepared” and “absolutely fantastic” according to market sources, who commend her work both as arbitrator and counsel.
Who's Who Legal, Arbitration, 2018
"Extremely thorough and tenacious".
Legal 500, Switzerland, Dispute resolution: Arbitration, 2017
“Really impressive, very active and a quick thinker.” She focuses on commercial and investment arbitration and is experienced acting as counsel and arbitrator under the governing rules of numerous international bodies.
Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2017
Domitille Baizeau is held in high regard for her expertise in investment and commercial arbitration in a variety of sectors and industries, and has acted on cases concerning the misappropriation of assets, joint ventures and sales of shares. One interviewee comments: "The way she runs arbitrations is very effective." She is admitted to practice in England and Wales.
Chambers Global, Arbitration (International) Global and Europe-wide, 2017
Domitille Baizeau is a “dispute resolution expert” known for her “solutions-oriented approach” to cases.
Who’s Who Legal : Arbitration, 2017
Lalive is ‘in a league of its own’ regarding international arbitration and the ‘strength in depth of its first-class team is outstanding’. Among its ‘many exceptionally bright lawyers’ is the ‘excellent fighter’ Domitille Baizeau.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Dispute resolution: arbitration (Tier 1), 2016
Domitille Baizeau is fully focused on international arbitration with a particular specialism in joint ventures, M&A, shareholders, sales, privatisation and investment disputes. She is seen as a “first-class” practitioner, with a “no-nonsense approach”; one peer adds that she is “an inspiration”.
Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, 2016
Domitille Baizeau is an increasingly established presence in the international arbitration market, bringing her "straightforward and determined" approach to a variety of cases.
Chambers Global, Arbitration (International) Europe-wide (Band 3), 2016
Domitille Baizeau is “an exceptional lawyer, both extremely knowledgeable and extremely forthright, and an excellent fighter.”
Domitille Baizeau is “internationally renowned” in this sector.
Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2015
Geneva-based Domitille Baizeau is praised by sources for her "eye for detail." She handles disputes relating to pharmaceuticals, transport and construction, including contentious issues arising from distribution and sales, joint ventures and M&A.
Chambers Global, Arbitration (International) Global-wide (Band 5), 2015
Domitille Baizeau has an international profile and an eye for detail which is much appreciated by interviewees. She works from the Geneva office and has wide experience of disputes in the telecoms, construction and energy sectors.
Chambers Global, Arbitration (International) Europe-wide (Band 3), 2015
International arbitration expert Domitille Baizeau is described as "an excellent lawyer." Her areas of expertise include M&A, construction and energy disputes.
Chambers Global, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel, Switzerland (Band 2), 2015
Domitille Baizeau is commended for her “ability to act as counsel, arbitrator and adviser with equal aplomb”.
Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2014
Increasingly prominent figure Domitille Baizeau in Geneva has an excellent reputation in the Swiss and European arbitration markets for her internationally focused work. Clients state: ‘She is capable of making complicated things as easy as possible, particularly on cross-border work. She focuses on the key issues.”
Chambers Global & Chambers Europe, Arbitration (International) Europe-wide (Band 4), 2014
‘Domitille Baizeau is ‘an energetic and confident lawyer’, say sources. ‘She goes to the heart of the matter and is capable of making complicated things easy. She provides concrete advice.’ Domitille Baizeau ‘is considered to be a leading figure in international arbitration’ ’.
Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel, Switzerland (Band 2), 2014
The ‘brilliant’ Domitille Baizeau is a ‘real star’ who earns the appreciation of clients, counsel and arbitrators alike.
The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration, 2014
Domitille Baizeau is ‘recognised at home and abroad as a ‘first-class counsel and arbitrator”.
The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration, 2013
Domitille Baizeau is ‘very good at finding pragmatic solutions to problems’.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Lalive, 2013
‘Domitille Baizeau is a key name in international arbitration and trade and investment law'.
Chambers Europe, General Business Law: Geneva 2013
Domitille Baizeau is ‘building a reputation as one of the best around’.
The International Who’s Who Legal of Commercial Arbitration, 2012
‘A great lawyer, very skilful, professional, precise, co-operative’.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Dispute Resolution, 2012
Domitille Baizeau selected as one of 45 ‘leading figures’ in international arbitration below the age of 45.
Global Arbitration Law Review, GAR 45under45, 2011
A ‘major player [ ] in Swiss arbitration’.
The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration, 2011
Domitille Baizeau ‘attracting a great deal of praise: Her approach is fact-based, she gets to the point and prefers crisp, clear legal argument to a page- and time-filling approach’.
The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration, 2010