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“comes highly recommended by peers in the European market for her skillful handling of complex construction disputes”

 

Katherine Bell is a Senior Associate in our Dispute Resolution Group in Zurich. Her main areas of practice are domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration. She has acted as arbitrator, 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. Katherine also represents parties in commercial litigation proceedings before Swiss courts, and assists clients in the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts.

Career

Professional Experience
2018-
Senior Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
2015-2018
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
2014
Student Trainee at Schellenberg Wittmer
2012-2013
Law Clerk and Chairwoman of the Conciliation Authority for Disputes Relating to the Tenancy and Lease of Property at the District Court of Horgen
2011
Legal Intern at the High Prosecutor’s Office of the Canton of Bern
2007-2011
Legal Analyst / Contract Manager Supply Chain EMEA at an international healthcare company in Zug
Education and Admission
2015
Bar Admission in Switzerland
2011
Master of Law, University of Bern
2009
Bachelor of Law, University of Bern
Additional Professional Activities
  • Regular publications in the area of international arbitration
  • Member of several professional institutions, including the Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations, the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA below 40), the ArbitralWomen Association, ICC YAF and YConstruction
 

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