News & Cases

  • 19 May 2017

    Legal 500 (Ed. 2017) named Patocchi & Marzolini amongst the worldwide leading law firms in international arbitration with the following quote: “Patocchi & Marzolini is an excellent boutique that is praised for its outstanding fighting spirit in international arbitrations. Paolo Michele Patocchi is very knowledgeable and experienced and Paolo Marzolini is very thorough”.

  • 30 January 2017

    Paolo Michele Patocchi’s and Paolo Marzolini’s client, a US claimant, has been awarded the full amount of damages and costs sought in a Swiss Rules arbitration against a Swiss company, a Russian high-networth individual and an offshore family office.

    The multi-million dollar dispute arose out of a building project and the proceedings have lasted over three years.


  • P. Marzolini, The Arbitrator as a Dispute Manager – The Exercise of the Arbitrator’s Powers to Act as Settlement Facilitator, in: Baizeau/Spoorenberg (Eds.), The Arbitrators’ Initiative: When, Why and How Should It Be Used, ASA Special Series No. 45, Huntington 2016, 99-119.

  • P.M. Patocchi (coauthors: P. Tercier/J.-F. Tossens), L’usage des langues en arbitrage, Revue de l’arbitrage 2016 – No. 3, 749-790.