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Tino Schneider



Germany, 2012
New York, 2013
Zurich (foreign lawyer), 2016




English , French , German


Stampfenbachplatz 4
P.O. Box 212
8042 Zurich


+41 58 105 2100

Tino Schneider joined LALIVE in 2016. He specialises in international commercial and investment arbitration, with a focus on disputes involving construction projects, intellectual property, merger and joint venture agreements, and issues arising in the energy and transportation sectors. He has acted as counsel in numerous arbitration proceedings under various procedural rules, including the ICC Rules, UNCITRAL Rules, SCC Rules, Swiss Rules, and DIS Rules.

Tino Schneider is an active member of a number of arbitration associations, including the German Arbitration Institution (DIS), the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), ASA below 40, the Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP), the LCIA’s Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG), and the Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Young ICCA). He also currently serves as a regional representative for the DIS40.

Before joining LALIVE, Tino Schneider worked at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague (2015), where he provided assistance to arbitral tribunals in numerous investor-state proceedings conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. He previously worked as an associate at a leading German law firm in Frankfurt a.M. (2012-2015), focusing on international arbitration, domestic and cross-border litigation and intellectual property.

Tino Schneider passed his first and second state examinations in Munich in 2007 and 2009, respectively. He holds an LL.M. from Columbia University Law School (2012), where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He also holds a Ph.D. in intellectual property and competition law from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich (2014). He was a research fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute for Innovation and Competition (2010-2011) and studied business administration at the University of St. Gallen, Executive School of Management (2012-2014).

Listed among the Future Leaders in Arbitration

Who’s Who Legal, Arbitration - Future Leaders 2019

Listed among the Future Leaders in Construction

Who’s Who Legal, Construction - Future Leaders 2019

The Application of Swiss Law to FIDIC Contracts

Sam Moss, Tino Schneider, 2019

In: Donald Charrett (ed.), The International Application of FIDIC Contracts: A Practical Guide, Informa Law, London, 2019

Implications of sanctions on energy-related arbitration

Marc D. Veit, Tino Schneider, 2016

International Law Office, Newsletter (International Trade), 12 February 2016

Verwechslungsgefahr und Herkunftstäuschung

Tino Schneider, 2014

In: Josef Drexl, Reto Hilty et al. (Ed.), Max-Planck-Institute for Innovation and Competition, Series on Intellectual Property Law (Schriftenreihe zum gewerblichen Rechtsschutz), Volume 189, Heymanns, 2014

German Institution of Arbitration below 40 (DIS40)

Extension of time claims in construction disputes

09/04/2019 Bonn Tino Schneider Speaker

For more information, see the programme.

German Institution of Arbitration below 40 (DIS40)

Immaterialgüterrechte in Schiedsverfahren

09/10/2018 Zurich Tino Schneider Moderator

German Institution of Arbitration below 40 (DIS40)

Schweizer Schiedsort, deutscher Schiedsort – austauschbar oder einzigartig?

05/03/2018 Zurich Tino Schneider Moderator

Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP)

Round Table - Construction Arbitration

11/10/2017 Vienna Tino Schneider Speaker