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Katherine Bell is an associate in our Dispute Resolution Group in Zurich. Her main areas of practice include domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration. She has acted as counsel and legal secretary to arbitral tribunals in complex international arbitrations involving an array of matters, including in particular large construction and engineering projects around the globe. She also represents parties in commercial litigation proceedings before Swiss courts.
Katherine regularly publishes in the area of international arbitration. She is a member of several professional institutions, including the Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations, the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), the Arbitral Women Association and ICC YAF.
Katherine studied law at the University of Berne (MLaw 2011) and at the University of Stockholm (2010). During her studies she worked as a legal intern at the European headquarters of an international healthcare company in Zug.Following the completion of her studies, Katherine Bell gained experience as a legal intern at the High Prosecutor’s Office of the Canton of Berne. Thereafter she served as a law clerk with the District Court of Horgen, Zurich, where she was also a chairwoman of the conciliation authority for disputes relating to the tenancy and lease of property.
Katherine joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 2014 as a trainee lawyer. After her admission to the bar she rejoined us as an associate in 2015.
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