"A big name in Geneva", Tavernier Tschanz punches above its weight, advising international and domestic banking and corporate clients on a variety of matters including corporate finance, investment funds and syndicated loans.
Frank Spoorenberg is an "excellent professional, he is quick and reliable and he has a bright spirit," according to sources. He acts as arbitrator on commercial arbitration cases, including construction as well as supply and distribution agreement disputes. He also represents clients in post-M&A cases. Chambers Global and Europe (Counsel, Arbitrators), 2021
Frank Spoorenberg is recommended in the Who's Who Legal global leader (Arbitration) 2021 and national leader (Arbitration) 2021
Frank Spoorenberg assists clients with commercial and post-M&A disputes. Sources highlight his "thorough analysis and ability to develop the best strategy" and add that "even under pressure, he is able to remain on top of things." He also chairs commercial, construction and contractual arbitrations, particularly in the energy industry. Interviewees describe him as "very efficient and smart." Chambers Global and Chambers Europe (Arbitration), 2020
Frank Spoorenberg acts for clients on competition and commercial arbitration cases, including advising on shareholder and post-M&A disputes. Interviewees report that they are " impressed by his drafting style," and additionally note that "he is always to the point."
Chambers Global and Chambers Europe (Arbitration), 2019
'High-quality Swiss boutique' Tavernier Tschanz stands out for its 'professional, pragmatic and hands-on approach' and 'thorough case analysis'. Its caseload is largely focused on the corporate, M&A, pharmaceutical, energy, commodity and transport fields. Frank Spoorenberg, who is 'clear thinking and vastly knowledgeable', and the 'reliable' Pierre-Yves Tschanz represent Çukurova in an ongoing post-M&A dispute
Legal 500 (Arbitration), 2019
Frank Spoorenberg at Tavernier Tschanz earns plaudits as "very effective and deeply analytical practitioner" whose "work is appreciated" by commentators. He stands out for his 'excellent legal skills and pragmatism' across a range of commercial matters
Who's who Legal (Arbitration), 2019
Frank Spoorenberg enjoys a strong reputation as a "superb and very knowledgeable" arbitration counsel
Who's who Legal (Arbitration), 2018
Frank Spoorenberg garners praise from clients for his approach, which his hailed as "very commercial and strategic". He acts as counsel and arbitrator on M&A, construction and licensing agreement disputes in sectors such as energy and food and beverages
Chambers Global and Chambers Europe (Arbitration), 2018
Frank Spoorenberg is praised as "excellent" counsel and arbitrator in Arbitration & ADR
Leaders League (Arbitration), 2017
Frank Spoorenberg enjoys a strong reputation as arbitration counsel. Souces say he is a "very experienced, excellent lawyer with a balanced approach". Many of his recent cases have been concerning the oil and gas and commodities sector
Chambers Global (Arbitration), 2017
Frank Spoorenberg is praised as "excellent" counsel and arbitrator in Arbitration & ADR 2017-2018
Leaders League (Arbitration), 2017
Peers describe arbitration counsel Frank Spoorenberg as "very good, calm and experienced" and "a very clever guy". He has notable experience of power and construction cases
Chambers Global (Arbitration), 2016
Co-head of the department Frank Spoorenberg is appreciated for his efficient, friendly and productive style. One source particularly appreciates the fact that "whenever the client needs clarification he takes the time to help them understand the issues", and another says: "He asks the right questions and when the process gets hostile he deals with it well"
Chambers Global (Arbitration), 2015
Frank Spoorenberg provides "practical solutions" and is "excellent" by all accounts
Who's who Legal (Arbitration), 2015
Frank Spoorenberg is noted for his known-how on corporate-related arbitrations. His wide-ranging experience of various international arbitrations is appreciated
Chambers Global and Chambers Europe (Arbitration), 2014
Very active in arbitration and has good connections with leading international law firms
Chambers Europe (Arbitration), 2014
Tavernier Tschanz deals exclusively with major corporate and commercial cases, acting as advocates, arbitrators and counsel
Legal 500 (Arbitration), 2014
Clients admire Frank Spoorenberg's skill at handling tough international cases and describe him as "receptive, and always enthusiastic"
Chambers Global (Arbitration), 2013
Frank Spoorenberg is a "young, dynamic arbitration practitioner", according to interviewees, who are impressed with his work on a large number of interesting cases. "He creates real value for his clients", they add
Chambers Global (Arbitration), 2012
Frank Spoorenberg is praised as "highly organised and motivated"
Chambers Europe (Arbitration), 2011
Frank Spoorenberg specialises in arbitration in the area of commercial contracts. Sources say he is "highly talented in drafting legal documents and creates real value for his clients"
Chambers Global (Arbitration), 2011
Pierre-Yves Tschanz and Frank Spoorenberg, who has "profound knowledge of arbitration proceedings and Swiss law", lead the "high-quality, responsive and cautious" team at Tavernier Tschanz, which exclusively handles major corporate and commercial arbitration cases. Its recent caseload includes telecoms, pharmaceuticals, and construction disputes, and also cases involving shareholder agreements, technology licences and investments
Legal 500 (Arbitration), 2011
Frank Spoorenberg's background in contract and business law brings added value to his arbitration cases
Chambers Global (Arbitration), 2010
"Outstanding arbitrator" Pierre-Yves Tschanz and Frank Spoorenberg head the very strong arbitration team at Tavernier Tschanz, which deals exclusively with major corporate and commercial cases. Its recent caseload has included telecoms, pharmaceuticals, industrial facilities, shareholder agreements, technology licences and investments
Legal 500 (Arbitration), 2010