Who's Who Legal

“one of the best of her generation worldwide”

Who's Who Legal

“stands out in every respect”

Who's Who Legal

“organised and incredibly bright advocate”

Who's Who Legal

“knowledgeable, decisive and pragmatic”

Who's Who Legal

“excellent attention to detail and incredibly responsive”

Legal 500

“a superb and well-connected operator”

Legal 500

“her responsiveness is excellent”

Legal 500

“she has complete control of her practice”

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 setting-aside proceedings before the Swiss Supreme Court.

Anya is considered as an "incredibly bright advocate" and "one of the best of her generation worldwide" (Who's Who Legal), and is praised by clients for her "excellent responsiveness" and "complete control of her practice" (Legal500).


  • Has acted as counsel and arbitrator in over 60 arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, SCC, CAS, UNCITRAL and Swiss Rules, as well as in ad hoc proceedings.
  • Main areas of expertise are energy infrastructure, natural resources, insurance and reinsurance contracts and manufacturing and sales agreements
  • 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 issue


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
  • Lecturer in International Commercial Arbitration at the University of Zurich
  • Co-Chair of the LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)

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