Andrea Marco Steingruber is an independent Attorney-at-law based in Bern, Switzerland
Andrea studied law at the University of Bern, Switzerland. In Bern he was admitted to the bar (Attorney-at-law). Moreover, he is also admitted as Solicitor (non-practising) in England and Wales.
Andrea also holds an LL.M. in Commercial Law with distinction from the University of Edinburgh, a M.Litt. in International Law from the University of Cambridge and a Ph.D. in International Arbitration from the University of London, Queen Mary, School of International Arbitration.
Besides he graduated with an MA HSG in Business Administration/Economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.
The University of Edinburgh awarded him 2004 the W.A. Wilson Prize in International Law.
Andrea further developed his skills in international law at The Hague Academy of International Law and was a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge.
Andrea lectured, held courses and gave presentations at the University of Bern (World Trade Institute), Switzerland, University of London, University of Lucerne, Switzerland, and University of Siena, Italy.
His research and publication activities have focused on consent in international arbitration [author of the monograph “Consent in International Arbitration”, (2012), OUP], jurisdiction and admissibility, the comparison of the use of arbitration in different fields (commercial arbitration, investment arbitration and sports arbitration), investment law and investment arbitration, soft law and WTO law.
Andrea represents and advices clients on a broad spectrum of law matters (regularly also with an international or transnational law component) in English, German, Italian, Spanish and French.