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Bar Admission: Switzerland 1972
Office: Zurich
Languages: German, English, French, Dutch

Contact

Dr. Georg von Segesser, FCIArb.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P.O. Box 1876
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 5254
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5296

Dr. Georg von Segesser, FCIArb.

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Contact

Dr. Georg von Segesser, FCIArb.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P.O. Box 1876
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 5254
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5296

Georg von Segesser is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer’s Dispute Resolution Group as well as the Private Clients and Estates Group in Zurich. He has acted as chairman, co-arbitrator, sole arbitrator and counsel in over two hundred domestic and international arbitrations (ICC, Swiss Rules, DIS, VIAC, LCIA, UNCITRAL and others) and as co-director of the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland. He is an arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Georg von Segesser has authored publications on international arbitration, property and trust law, and cultural and art law. He is a member of the Swiss Arbitration Association, IBA, LCIA, the German Institution of Arbitration, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Fellowship), the ICDR of the American Arbitration Association and arbitration institutions in England, Austria, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Brunei, and Hong Kong etc. He is the past President of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law.

In 1971, Georg von Segesser graduated from Zurich University. After serving as a district court clerk in 1971–72, he worked as an associate and partner in a large Zurich law firm from 1973 until 1982, and in 1974–75 as a foreign associate in a leading New York law firm. In 1982, Georg von Segesser co-founded the law firm in Zurich which in 2000 merged with a Geneva firm and became Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd.

Recognitions

  • Chambers Europe and Global (Arbitration), Who’s Who Legal (Arbitration), Legal 500 

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