Andrea Marco Steingruber is an Attorney-at-law based in Berne, Switzerland.
Andrea studied law at the University of Berne, Switzerland. In Berne he was admitted to the bar ("Fürsprecher" - Attorney-at-law). Andrea also holds an MA HSG from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (Business Administration/Economics), an LL.M. in Commercial Law with distinction from the University of Edinburgh and a Ph.D. in International Arbitration from the University of London, Queen Mary, School of International Arbitration.
The University of Edinburgh awarded him 2004 the W.A. Wilson Prize in International Law.
Andrea further developed his skills in the area of international law at The Hague Academy for International Law, was a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, Cambridge, and is a Ph.D. Candidate in International Law at the University of Cambridge.
Andrea lectured at the University of London and at the 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 regularly represents and advices clients on a broad spectrum of international law matters in English, German, Italian, Spanish and French.