Maxi Scherer

Dr Maxi Scherer is counsel with Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, resident in the firm's London office. She specialises in international arbitration and dispute resolution.Maxi's practice focuses on complex multi-jurisdictional disputes. She has acted in arbitrations under all major arbitral rules and a wide variety of substantive laws. Additionally, Maxi counsels clients on conflict of laws and international jurisdiction issues.Before joining the international dispute resolution department in London, Maxi practised international arbitration and general commercial litigation in Paris. She has been involved in a wide variety of proceedings concerning the enforcement and challenge of arbitral awards before the French courts.Since 1999, Maxi has been a permanent lecturer on private international law at the University of Paris I Sorbonne. She has also taught European civil procedure at the University of Paris X Nanterre as well as comparative law at the University of Basel, Switzerland and at Pepperdine Law School, London. She has published articles on a variety of issues of international and arbitration law.Maxi is a graduate of the University of Paris I and has an LLM degree from the University of Cologne. In 2001, she obtained her PhD at the University of Paris I. She is a member of the Paris Bar.

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