Prof. Pierre Tercier

Member, ICCA Governing Board


General bio

Pierre Tercier was Chairman of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. A Swiss national and Professor Emeritus at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, Mr Tercier has written numerous articles on Swiss Law (obligation, contracts, tort, and competition). He has an extensive international arbitration and dispute resolution experience, having served on numerous occasions in ICC, ICSID and other cases. He is highly respected in the international legal and business community as an arbitrator, lecturer and author.

Awards, Nominations and Special roles

Mr Tercier formerly chaired the Swiss Cartel Commission and the Swiss Insurance Law Society. Mr Tercier is visiting professor of law at numerous universities, including Geneva and Paris. He graduated from the University of Fribourg summa cum laude and was admitted to the bar in 1969. In 2004, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Paris II.