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Bar Admission: Switzerland 1990
Office: Zurich
Languages: German, English, French, Italian

Contact

Prof. Dr. Nathalie Voser, LL.M.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P.O. Box 2201
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 5280
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Prof. Dr. Nathalie Voser, LL.M.

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Contact

Prof. Dr. Nathalie Voser, LL.M.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P.O. Box 2201
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 5280
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Nathalie Voser is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Dispute Resolution Group in Zurich. She has acted as counsel and arbitrator in a vast number of cases and has advised clients involved in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes before state courts. Her areas of specialization include general contract law and international procedural law such as (pre-trial) attachment and recognition of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. Her practice focuses on contracts regarding construction, civil engineering and energy related projects, research and development, distribution and license agreements, joint ventures as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Nathalie Voser is well known for her expertise in the construction, power production, pharmaceutical and automotive industries. She is recognized by the major directories. According to Chambers 2016, Nathalie is highlighted as a «strong leader» with an «impressive depth of understanding», which is «not matched by everyone». Who's Who Legal praises her for her «ability to handle complex multi-jurisdictional disputes» and not only describes her as «a leading figure in disputes resolution» who has «formidable presence» and «enviable expertise» but also as an «accomplished» adviser whose «skilful» handling of complex cross-border disputes is «unparalleled». In addition, she has been recognized as one of the top commercial litigators in the world by Who's Who Legal 2015. Nathalie Voser is currently a Board member of the Swiss Arbitration Association, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) and the VIAC International Advisory Board. Moreover, she is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the SCC Rules Revision Committee and the SIAC Users' Council.

In 1988, Nathalie Voser graduated summa cum laude from the University of Basel and was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 1990. In 1992, she became a juris doctor with summa cum laude and earned an LL.M. from Columbia University (New York) in 1994 with honors. In 2005, she received the venia docendi for private law, conflicts of laws and comparative law and, in 2014, she was awarded the title of Professor in private law, arbitration law, private international law and comparative law (Titularprofessur) by the University of Basel, where she regularly teaches courses in commercial arbitration and other areas of Swiss private law.

Selected deals and cases

  • Counsel in ICC arbitration concerning the delivery of equipment and other services in relation to the expansion of a power plant in Russia
  • Counsel in ICC arbitration concerning different aspects of a license and supply agreement regarding an active pharmaceutical ingredient
  • President in ICC arbitration, involving various Eastern European companies regarding a dispute relating to an investment in a joint-venture project in the energy production sector

Recognitions

  • Chambers: Europe 2007 to 2015, Global 2008 to 2015
  • Who's Who Legal: 2005 to 2015
  • Expert Guides: 1999 to 2014
  • Legal 500: 2010 to 2015

All Awards and Recognitions