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Raphaëlle Favre SchnyderCounsel
PO Box 2779
Phone: +41 44 319 80 00
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Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder joined LALIVE in 2012 and is based in the Zurich office. Her main areas of practice are domestic and international dispute resolution, both litigation and arbitration, and general corporate and commercial law. She has particular expertise in transportation and maritime law, shipping and commodities, as well as banking and finance matters.
Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder has been involved in a number of international arbitration proceedings as counsel, arbitrator, and secretary to the arbitral tribunal under several institutional rules, including the rules of the ICC and the Swiss Rules, and in ad hoc proceedings. She is on the panel of arbitrators of the ICC Switzerland.
She is a member of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV), the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), the Swiss Maritime Law Association and the German Maritime Arbitration Association (GMAA). She is the Swiss National Representative of the Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA) and Vice-President of its Human Rights Committee as well as a co-founder of the Arbitration Forum (ASA Local Groups). Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder is also a guest lecturer at the University of Lausanne, the Swiss Arbitration Academy and the Swiss Moot Court School and is regularly invited to speak or act as moderator at international conferences on issues of international arbitration and maritime law. In 2013 she was selected in the Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration Country Report on Switzerland.
Prior to joining LALIVE, Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder was with Rohner Attorneys-at-Law in Zurich as a partner (2006-2012) and as an associate (1997-2001). She also worked in the litigation/arbitration department of Niederer Kraft & Frey AG (2004-2006) and earlier trained with Couchepin & O. Vocat in Martigny and the Cantonal Court of Wallis in Sion (1994-1997).
Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder graduated from the University of Fribourg (lic.iur., bilingual, 1994) and also holds an LL.M. degree in admiralty and maritime law, obtained with distinction, from the Tulane University School of law in New Orleans, USA (2002), where she worked as a research assistant for a year (2003).