Switzerland - National Report - World Arbitration Reporter (WAR) - 2nd Edition

Philippe Bärtsch
Dorothee Schramm
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126 pages
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PDF from "World Arbitration Reporter (WAR) - 2nd Edition"
December, 2010
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Philippe Bärtsch is a Senior Associate in Schellenberg Wittmer’s International Arbitration Group in Geneva. He has acted as counsel in more than 30 international arbitrations involving a broad range of matters, including international construction contracts, joint venture agreements, sales and distribution contracts, license agreements, share purchase agreements and post-acquisition disputes. He has also represented parties before Swiss courts in arbitration-related court proceedings, such as judicial appointments of arbitrators or challenges of arbitral awards before the Swiss Supreme Court. Mr. Bärtsch holds a law degree from the University of Geneva Law School (2000) and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Harvard Law School (2004). He has been admitted to the Swiss Bar since 2002. He is a member of several professional associations, including the Geneva Bar Association, the Swiss Arbitration Association, the London Court of International Arbitration, the London Court of Arbitration Young International Arbitration Group, and the Harvard Club of Switzerland. He is an active member of the Marketing Committee of the Swiss Arbitration Association and co-chairs the Y.A.P. (Young Arbitration Practitioners).

Dorothee Schramm is an Associate in Schellenberg Wittmer’s International Arbitration Group. Her main areas of practice include domestic and international commercial arbitration and litigation, private international law, and Swiss and German contract and tort law. After graduating from the University of Göttingen (Germany) in 2001, Ms. Schramm obtained a doctorate of laws from the University of Lucerne (Switzerland) in 2004. She was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 2007.