Julie Raneda at Schellenberg Wittmer is “extremely intelligent and well respected in the Singapore arbitration community”. She is known for her “strong oral advocacy” as well as her “ability to handle matters with a clear strategy”.
Julie Raneda is a partner (as of 1 January 2019) in Schellenberg Wittmer's international arbitration practice in Singapore. She specialises in international arbitration and has acted as counsel in a broad range of disputes involving international sales, licence and distribution agreements, construction and engineering contracts and joint venture agreements. In addition, she has served as sole arbitrator in several Swiss Rules and SIAC arbitrations. She has also represented parties before the Swiss Supreme Court in proceedings related to challenges of arbitral awards and advised parties on matters connected to international trade sanctions.
Examples of Julie's expertise in arbitration include representing a state-owned company, providing advice on Swiss substantive law and Swiss law of international arbitration in ICC proceedings seated in Switzerland related to a dispute in the engineering and construction sector; representing a leading pharmaceutical company in a dispute arising from a manufacturing and supply agreement; and representing the Russian Federation in Swiss Supreme Court proceedings relating to the setting-aside of two separate arbitral awards on jurisdiction in two investment dispute matters.
After completing a degree in international relations at the Graduate Institute Geneva, Julie graduated with a law degree from the University of Geneva. Julie Raneda joined the Geneva office as a trainee in 2008 and again as an associate after her admission to the Swiss Bar in 2011. She also worked as a senior associate at the London office of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in 2014-2015.
Julie is the chair of the ASA South East Asia chapter, vice chair of the IPBA Next Generation Committee and a committee member of YSIAC. She is a co-founder of the Women's Business Society established in Geneva in 2012.