Philippe Hovaguimian


Admission :

Zürich, 2018

Nationality :


Languages :

English , French , German


Stampfenbachplatz 4
P.O. Box 212
8042 Zurich

Philippe Hovaguimian joined LALIVE in 2019. He specialises in international commercial and investment arbitration.

Prior to joining LALIVE, Philippe Hovaguimian trained with Baker McKenzie in Zurich and completed an internship in the international arbitration group of WilmerHale in London.

Philippe Hovaguimian graduated summa cum laude from the University of Zurich and holds an LL.M. from King’s College London, where he was awarded the Dickson Poon School of Law Prize. His LL.M. dissertation on issues of cross-border enforcement in arbitral matters earned both the Ondrej Petr Creative Writing Prize and the CMS Prize in International Arbitration.


Non-reviewable Facts in Swiss Annulment Proceedings: Undermining the Safeguards of Art. 190 PILA

Philippe Hovaguimian, 2018

ASA Bulletin, Vol. 36 (2018), Issue 1, pp. 89–108

The Res Judicata Effects of Foreign Judgments in Post-award Proceedings: To Bind or Not to Bind?

Philippe Hovaguimian, 2017

ASA Bulletin, Vol. 34 (2017), Issue 1, pp. 79–106

The Enforcement of Foreign Judgments under Brussels I bis: False Alarms and Real Concerns

Philippe Hovaguimian, 2015

Journal of Private International Law, Vol. 11 (2015), Issue 2, pp. 212–251