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WWL Ranking: Future Leader

Peers and clients say

"She is one of the most likely people to become tomorrow's great star of Swiss arbitration"
"Anya is talented, dedicated and multi-lingual"
"She has an impressive familiarity with English practice and procedure"
"An up and coming young partner"

Biography

Anya George is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution group in Zurich. Her practice focuses on international commercial and investment arbitration. She represents states, state-owned entities and private companies in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes across a wide range of sectors, with particular emphasis on insurance and reinsurance, energy, commodities and manufacturing and sales agreements.

Anya has acted in over 50 arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, CAS, UNCITRAL and Swiss Rules and in ad hoc proceedings. Anya has special expertise in arbitration-related litigation, including enforcement and setting-aside proceedings before the Swiss Supreme Court, in both French and German. She also advises clients on business and human rights issues.

Examples of Anya's recent matters include: representing a multinational insurance company in a suite of multi-million-dollar arbitrations; representing a group of PV investors in setting-aside proceedings before the Swiss Supreme Court in a dispute with the Kingdom of Spain; and representing the Russian Federation in a challenge to a jurisdictional award before the Swiss Supreme Court arising out of a "second wave" Yukos arbitration.

Anya is trilingual (English/French/German) and dual-qualified as a Swiss attorney and a solicitor of England and Wales. She is a co-chair of the LCIA's Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) and an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Anya speaks and publishes regularly on a variety of international arbitration topics.

National Leader

Switzerland - Arbitration 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Peers applaud the "very impressive" Anya George for her "tremendously intelligent and thorough" approach to dispute resolution.

Biography

Anya George is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution group in Zurich. Her practice focuses on international commercial and investment arbitration. She represents states, state-owned entities and private companies in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes across a wide range of sectors, with particular emphasis on insurance and reinsurance, energy, commodities and manufacturing and sales agreements.

Anya has acted in over 50 arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, CAS, UNCITRAL and Swiss Rules and in ad hoc proceedings. Anya has special expertise in arbitration-related litigation, including enforcement and setting-aside proceedings before the Swiss Supreme Court, in both French and German. She also advises clients on business and human rights issues.

Examples of Anya's recent matters include: representing a multinational insurance company in a suite of multi-million-dollar arbitrations; representing a group of PV investors in setting-aside proceedings before the Swiss Supreme Court in a dispute with the Kingdom of Spain; and representing the Russian Federation in a challenge to a jurisdictional award before the Swiss Supreme Court arising out of a "second wave" Yukos arbitration.

Anya is trilingual (English/French/German) and dual-qualified as a Swiss attorney and a solicitor of England and Wales. She is a co-chair of the LCIA's Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) and an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Anya speaks and publishes regularly on a variety of international arbitration topics.

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