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Areas of practice

Litigation; Arbitration; Construction

Personal Information

Bar Admission: Switzerland 2004
Office: Zurich
Languages: German, English, French

Contact

Dr. Isabelle Berger-Steiner
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P.O. Box 2201
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 3438
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Dr. Isabelle Berger-Steiner

Counsel

Contact

Dr. Isabelle Berger-Steiner
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P.O. Box 2201
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 3438
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Isabelle Berger-Steiner is a Counsel in our Dispute Resolution Group in Zurich and also member of the firm's Construction Group. Her practice focuses on domestic and cross-border litigation and arbitration. She has acted as counsel in various commercial proceedings across a wide range of sectors.

Isabelle Berger-Steiner graduated from the University of Berne in 2001 (lic. iur., award for best licentiate). She was admitted to the Swiss bar in 2004. She then worked as a research and teaching assistant in civil law at the University of Berne. In 2007, she received a doctorate degree (summa cum laude) for her thesis on the degree of proof in civil law. From 2008 until 2010, Isabelle Berger-Steiner was an associate in the litigation department of another leading business law firm in Zurich. Before joining us in 2011, she worked at the Federal Office of Justice where she was a member of the legal team that represented Switzerland in a dispute before the International Court of Justice.

Isabelle Berger-Steiner regularly publishes in the field of civil procedure and civil law. She is a member of several professional associations, including the Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations, and the Swiss Arbitration Association.