Anne-Catherine Hahn is an excellent litigator who is commended for her deep expertise in civil, commercial and criminal disputes.
Anne-Catherine Hahn is a partner with IPrime Legal Ltd in Zurich. Building on more than 15 years of experience in cross-border disputes gained with a leading global firm, she acts as counsel, arbitrator and mediator in commercial disputes, particularly in the life sciences and technology sectors. She also regularly intervenes in complex disputes at the crossroads of civil and criminal law involving, for example, allegations of fraud or bribery; and has advised on the coordination between arbitration proceedings and parallel external and internal investigations. She has acted under the ICC, Swiss, Vienna and SIAC Rules, often in cases involving parties or projects from new growth markets outside Europe.
Prior to joining IPrime Legal Ltd, Anne-Catherine Hahn was a partner for seven years with Baker McKenzie in Zurich. She has for many years been a lecturer at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland, and was an academic visitor at the National University of Singapore. Anne-Catherine regularly publishes and speaks on her areas of practice. Recent peer-reviewed publications have focused on the treatment of bribery allegations in arbitration and related judicial review proceedings, as well as on the role of sovereign wealth funds in cross-border disputes. She also co-authored the chapter “Diversity in International Arbitration: Past, Present & Future” to Baker McKenzie’s most recent edition of its International Arbitration Yearbook.
Anne-Catherine Hahn is a Swiss-qualified lawyer. She holds a bilingual law degree and a doctorate from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, as well as an LLM from the University of Michigan; she is also qualified as a mediator in Germany. She is fluent in German, English and French, and conversational in Italian.