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Practice areas


  • Admitted to the bar (Canton of Geneva, 1998)
  • Doctorate (PhD, Nottingham University, 1998)
  • LLM (Nottingham University, 1994)
  • Law degree (University of Neuchâtel, 1993)


  • Intern, UNEP, Nairobi (1995), UNDP, Nairobi (1996)
  • Attorney-at-law (since 1998); 
  • Research fellow and recipient of Swiss National Scientific Research Fund, University of Nottingham / University of Oxford (2001-2003)
  • Lecturer, UNIL (since 2019, arbitration); EPFL (2011-2019, energy), UNIL (2009-2014, energy); University of Glasgow, UK (2005-2009, arbitration)
  • Deputy judge, First Civil Law Court of the Swiss Federal Tribunal (2012-2014)
  • Member of the arbitration committee for swimming of the Swiss Swimming Federation (since 2018)
  • Arbitrator, Court of Arbitration for Sport (general list) (since 2019)

Further information

Broad expertise as counsel and arbitrator in various industries, including oil and gas, renewable energy , construction, luxury products, pharmaceuticals


  • Schweizerischen Vereinigung für Umweltrecht
  • Fédération Suisse des Avocats
  • Swiss Arbitration Association
  • Associazione Italiana per l’Arbitrato
  • International Arbitration Institute
  • Lagos Court of Arbitration
  • Kigali International Arbitration Centre
  • African Arbitration Association
  • Association Suisse de Droit du Sport


Paramètres généraux de répartition des frais d’investigation, de surveillance et d’assainissement des sites pollués

Umweltrecht in der Praxis, 2018

La sanzione per il mancato rispetto di una clausola multistep conciliazione/arbitrato e le conseguenze per gli atti già compiuti dal tribunale arbitrale?


Developments under the CO2 emission reduction regulation

European Energy Journal, 2015

Commentary to Swiss Rules Art. 1 and 2

Isabelle Fellrath Philipp Habegger (Ed.) Christoph Müller (Ed.) Tobias Zuberbühler (Ed.)
Swiss Rules of International Arbitration: Commentary, 2, Kluwer / Schulthess, 2013

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