Anne Véronique Schlaepfer
White & Case LLP
Quai du Mont-Blanc 5
Partner Schellenberg Wittmer’s (2002 - 2015); Associate Schellenberg Wittmer (former Brunschwig Wittmer) (1996–2001); Herbert Smith London, Foreign Lawyer (1998).
Member of ASA, LCIA, IBA, Geneva Bar Association, London International Arbitration Club; Co-founder of ASA Below 40 and of the Young Arbitration Practitioners (YAP).
Counsel in more than 100 arbitration cases in matters such as joint-ventures, post mergers and acquisitions disputes, corporate affairs, building construction and engineering contracts, energy, sales (building materials; metal; specialized equipment); Arbitrator in institutional arbitrations (ICC; LCIA) and Ad hoc proceedings; Member of the Arbitration Committee of the Geneva Chamber of commerce since 2005; Lecturer on International Arbitration, University of Paris XII.
The Burden of Proof in International Arbitration, in: A.J. van den Berg, ed., Legitimacy: Myths, Realities, Challenges, ICCA Congress Series no. 18, Kluwer Law International, 2015, pp. 127-133; Adaptation of Contracts by Arbitrators: the Example of Gas Price Revision Disputes, in: Müller/Rigozzi/Besson (eds.), New Developments in International Commercial Arbitration 2014, Schulthess Juristische Medien AG, 2014, pp. 105-119; Offers in International Arbitrations and their Impact on the Allocation of Costs: A Focus on Sealed and Final Offers, in: Arbitration: The International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management, Volume 80, Issue 4, 2014, pp. 405-412, co-authored with Alexandre Mazuranic; Jurisdiction and admissibility: a subtle distinction, not always easy to make in international arbitration, in: Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage = The Paris Journal of International Arbitration, Issue 2, 2013, pp. 327-336; “La motivación de los laudos en arbitraje comercial internacional y en arbitraje de inversion”, in: Liber Amicorum in honour of Yves Derains & Bernardo Cremades, Instituto Peruano de Arbitraje, 2013, pp. 1411-1435, co-authored with Anne-Carole Cremades; The Role of the Institution at the Commencement of the Proceedings, in: P. Habegger et al. (eds.), Arbitral Institutions under Scrutiny, ASA Special Series No. 40, Huntington, N.Y.: Juris, 2013, pp. 55-63; Institutional versus Ad Hoc Arbitration, in: Geisinger/Voser/Petti (eds.), International Arbitration in Switzerland: A Handbook for Practitioners, 2nd ed., The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2013, pp. 13-24, co-authored with Angelina M. Petti.