Sandra De Vito Bieri has been working in the area of litigation and national and international arbitration, alternative dispute resolution, labour law, inheritance law and contract law for almost 20 years. She mainly advises parties in the financial, energy and industry areas in the case of disputes arising from M&A transactions, licence and joint venture agreements, industrial plants and construction projects. She has taken part in more than 60 arbitration proceedings as arbitrator and counsel, primarily in ICC, Swiss Rules and ad hoc arbitration proceedings, as well as in domestic arbitration and as a supervisor and court member of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution (SCAI).
Clients describe her as an "excellent litigator: determined, straightforward and competent" and as a "dedicated arbitrator, who conducts difficult arbitration proceedings in a fair and accurate manner and issues well reasoned orders quickly".
In Who’s Who Legal: Future Leaders 2017, as well as the Global Arbitration Review (GAR), Sandra was listed and received praise in the 'Future Leaders of International Arbitration' section, with peers noting that she “works extremely diligently; she has very good availability and a superb sense for the commercial aspects of a case”.
She has contributed to various publications such as Arbitration in Switzerland - The Practitioner's Guide, a commentary on Art 4 and 5 of the 2012 ICC Rules, edited by Manuel Arroyo (published in 2013); Swiss Rules of International Arbitration: Commentary, a commentary on Art 42 2012 Swiss Rules, edited by Tobias Zuberbühler, Christoph Müller and Philipp Habegger); and International Commercial Arbitration: Model Clauses, Standards and Commentary, edited by Peter Münch and Nicole Conrad, section on Swiss Rules (published in 2013).
WWL says: Sandra De Vito Bieri is “very engaged, proactive and organised” in arbitration matters.
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