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Bar Admission: Switzerland, 2012
Office: Geneva
Languages: French, English, Italian, German

Contact

Elena Trabaldo-de Mestral
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
1211 / P.O.Box 2088
1211 Geneva 1 / Switzerland

T +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

Elena Trabaldo-de Mestral

Senior Associate

Contact

Elena Trabaldo-de Mestral
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
1211 / P.O.Box 2088
1211 Geneva 1 / Switzerland

T +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

Elena Trabaldo-de Mestral is a senior associate in our International Arbitration Group in Geneva. Her practice focuses on international commercial arbitration. She has acted as counsel and advised parties in complex commercial disputes notably in the fields of commodities trading, construction and engineering, and distribution contracts. In addition, she has represented parties in proceedings before the Swiss Supreme Court related to challenges of arbitral awards.
 
After having spent the last year of her studies at the University of Panthéon-Assas in Paris, where she acquired solid knowledge of French law and EU law, Elena Trabaldo-de Mestral graduated from the University of Geneva School of Law in 2010 with a Master in Business Law. She then went on to complete an internship at the Swiss Supreme Court in Lausanne. In 2011, she obtained a Certificate of advanced studies in legal professions.
 
Elena Trabaldo-de Mestral first joined our firm as a trainee lawyer in 2010 and again as an associate in 2013 after her admission to the Swiss bar (having ranked first of her class). She is a member of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), of ASA below 40, of the LCIA and of the Geneva Bar Association.