Lenz & Staehelin advised the Geneva opera, the Grand Théatre de Genève, in connection with a dispute over the sale of the Opera des Nations, a wooden structure belonging to the opera. A complaint had been filed by Wu Promotion the Chinese purchaser company claiming in excess of 7 million francs in damages. A settlement could be reached between the parties that did not involve any additional cost for the institution.
In the autumn of 2020, Wu Promotion filed a civil suit against the Grand Théâtre. Dissatisfied with the circumstances in which it had recovered the imposing wooden structure.
Lenz & Staehelin acted on a pro bono basis in this matter. The team included the partners Shelby du Pasquier (pictured left) and Daniel Tunik (pictured right), along with Adrien Vion.