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Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder
Attorney at Law LL.M.
Partner
LITIGATOR AND ARBITRATOR
I resolve disputes! By assisting clients through result-oriented litigation and arbitration or by deciding them as efficient arbitrator.
+41 44 266 56 50
https://www.linkedin.com/in/raphaellefavreschnyder/
Practice Areas

International and national litigation and arbitration
Sports Law
Maritime and Transport Law
Commercial and Contract Law

Education

University of Fribourg, lic.iur. billingue, 1994
Admission to the Bar, 1997
Tulane University School of Law, LL.M., 2002

Memberships

Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations (SAV/ZAV)
Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) (Co-founder Arbitration Forum by ASA local Groups)
List of Arbitrators of the ICC Switzerland
List of Arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)

Experience

Partner at Barandun AG in Zurich
Alternate Judge at the Appellate Court of Valais/Wallis
Member Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Lausanne
Counsel with LALIVE in Zurich
Partner at Rohner Rechtsanwälte in Zurich
Attorney at law with Niederer Kraft & Frey in Zurich

Languages
de
fr
en
it
es
Distinctions

Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder is a “highly experienced” lawyer, distinguished as “a very pragmatic, solution-oriented arbitrator and party representative”.
Who’s Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2020

Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder receives widespread acclaim for her top-tier work on international commercial arbitration proceedings under multiple arbitration institutions.
Who’s Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2019

Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder is a “very active” in the arbitration space and comes highly recommended for her strong expertise in sports and transport-related disputes.
Who’s Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2018

Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder is a highly regarded name in the Swiss market with an impressive record in transportation and sports-related arbitrations.
Who’s Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2017

Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder wins praise for the “creative” advice that she delivers to clients and is described as a “frontrunner” in the field
Who’s Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2016

Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder is “highly recommended”
Who’s Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2015

The ‘excellent’ Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder has been involved in a number of international arbitrations under several institutional rules and is praised for her ‘business sense’ and ‘sound instincts’.
Who’s Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2014

Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder joined the firm in 2012 and is ‘a real asset’, recognised for her expertise relating to transportation and finance disputes in particular.
Who’s Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2013

Publications

Commentary on Articles 1,2,3 and 6 of the ICC Rules Commentary on Articles 24-36 of the WIPO Rules
Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder, 2018
In: Manuel Arroyo (Hrsg.), Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide: Commentary, Wolters Kluwer, AH Alphen aan den Rijn, 2018.

Haftung im Seefrachtrecht und in der Binnenschifffahrt
Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder, 2016
In: Klett Barbara/Furrer Andreas (Eds.), Schaden im Warentransport, HAVE/Schulthess 2016, S. 191-209

Commentary on Article 42 of the Swiss Rules
Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder, 2013
In: Tobias Zuberbühler, Christoph Müller, Philipp Habegger (Hrsg.), Swiss Rules of International Arbitration: Commentary, Schulthess Verlag, Juris, 2. Edition 2013.

Commentary on Articles 1,2,3 and 6 of the ICC Rules
Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder, 2013
In: Manuel Arroyo (Hrsg.), Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide: Commentary, Wolters Kluwer, AH Alphen aan den Rijn, 2013

Conferences

Workshop for prospective arbitrators
WiS Law Annual Conference
Zurich, 15 November 2019

Is sports arbitration in turmoil following the Seraing, Mutu & Pechstein rulings? Is there a viable alternative to arbitration to improve justice in sport?
AIJA Seminar Is the Arbitrator a Good Referee?
Paris, 1 December 2018

Case law review and legislative challenges
CAS/SAV Seminar on International Sports Arbitration
Lausanne, 22-23 September 2018

Minderheiten im Sport. Diskriminierung von Athleten wegen Geschlecht, Behinderung, Religion oder anderen Gründen
ASDS/FSA Seminar Gleichheit im Sport? Rechtliche Herausforderungen und Diskriminierungen
Bern, 23 November 2017

(In)compatibility of national and international sport arbitration with EU law
AIJA-Seminar on Olympic Games, Corruption and Sports Arbitration,
Lausanne, 7 April 2017

Dos and Don’ts in International Dispute Resolution
Negotiating and Drafting International Commercial Contracts
Iran Central Bar Association
Teheran, 9 February 2017

Haftung in der See- und Binnenschifffahrt
Tagung Schaden im Warentransport
KOLT Universität Luzern
Lucerne, 10 January 2017

Neue IBA-Richtlinien und die Anwendung im lokalen Schiedsrecht
Dreiländer-Konferenz 2014
Schiedsverfahren in Österreich, Liechtenstein und der Schweiz
Zurich, 19 September 2014

Investment Treaty – the new finance arbitration?
AIJA Half-Year Conference
Zürich, 9 May 2014

The Appointment of Arbitrators.
AIJA-Seminar International arbitration: Is China different?
Hong Kong, 27 – 29 March 2014

Switzerland as place of arbitration
Franco British Lawyers Society Limited
Paris, 7 November 2013

The IBA International Principles on Conduct for the Legal Profession and their effect on us as daily arbitration practitioners
Arbitral Women, Breakfast meeting
Zürich, 17 June 2013

 

The Future of Maritime Arbitration; The Do’s and Don’ts of Maritime Arbitration
The 5th Asian Maritime Law Conference
Singapore, 11 – 13 April 2013

Panel Discussion on the Litigation of Liabilities, European Perspective
AIJA Half-Year Conference
Montreal, 15 November 2012

Introduction to the Arbitration Rules of the Chinese European Arbitration Centre (CEAC RULES)
Zurich University/ Vis Moot School Switzerland
Zürich, 3 October 2012

Arbitration – an institution for younger lawyers as well?
AIJA Half-Year Conference
Hamburg, 4 May 2012

Working Session on Maritime Arbitration
AIJA Annual Congress
Amsterdam, 25. August 2011

Arbitration clauses in maritime contracts
Schweiz. Vereinigung für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (ASA)
Geneva, 12 May 2011

Die Binnenschiedsgerichtsbarkeit ab 1.1.2011 aus nationaler und internationaler Sicht
Schweiz. Vereinigung für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (ASA)
Bern, 25 October 2010

Interest and Costs in International Arbitration – A Selection of Issues and Solutions
ASA Below 40 Seminar
Geneva, 11 June 2010

The Scope of Application of the CMNI
AIJA Annual Congress
Budapest, 28 August 2009

Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder

Attorney at Law LL.M.
Partner

LITIGATOR AND ARBITRATOR

I resolve disputes! By assisting clients through result-oriented litigation and arbitration or by deciding them as efficient arbitrator.
Practice Areas

International and national litigation and arbitration
Sports Law
Maritime and Transport Law
Commercial and Contract Law

Memberships

Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations (SAV/ZAV)
Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) (Co-founder Arbitration Forum by ASA local Groups)
List of Arbitrators of the ICC Switzerland
List of Arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)

Languages
Education

University of Fribourg, lic.iur. billingue, 1994
Admission to the Bar, 1997
Tulane University School of Law, LL.M., 2002

Experience

Partner at Barandun AG in Zurich
Alternate Judge at the Appellate Court of Valais/Wallis
Member Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Lausanne
Counsel with LALIVE in Zurich
Partner at Rohner Rechtsanwälte in Zurich
Attorney at law with Niederer Kraft & Frey in Zurich

Practice Areas

International and national litigation and arbitration
Sports Law
Maritime and Transport Law
Commercial and Contract Law

Memberships

Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations (SAV/ZAV)
Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) (Co-founder Arbitration Forum by ASA local Groups)
List of Arbitrators of the ICC Switzerland
List of Arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)

Languages
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