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Anya George

Vanessa Wehrli



Anya George is a Partner in our Dispute Resolution Group in Zurich. As a trilingual and dual qualified lawyer, she represents clients in complex international commercial and investment arbitration matters, as well as in enforcement and commercial litigation proceedings before the Swiss courts.


  • Has represented states, state-owned entities and private companies in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes under different laws and across a wide range of sectors, with particular emphasis on energy infrastructure, natural resources, insurance and reinsurance contracts and manufacturing and sales agreements
  • Has handled arbitrations under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, SCAI and before the PCA, as well as in ad hoc proceedings
  • Has special expertise in arbitration-related litigation, including enforcement, interim relief and setting-aside proceedings before the Swiss Supreme Court, in both French and German
  • Advises clients on business and human rights issues


Professional Experience
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
Senior Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Secondment to Essex Court Chambers in London
Foreign Associate in a Magic Circle law firm in London
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Clerk at the District Court of Horgen
Trainee Lawyer in a Zurich business law firm
Education and Admission
Bar Admission in England and Wales
Bar Admission in Switzerland
Master in International Relations, University of Cambridge
Master of Law, University of Fribourg
Additional Professional Activities
  • Co-Chair of the LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)
  • Committee member of the Young Professional Group of the British Swiss Chambers of Commerce
  • Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

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