Gabrielle
Nater-Bass

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Gabrielle Nater-Bass’ practice focuses on international commercial arbitration and litigation. She is an experienced party counsel and arbitrator in ad hoc and institutional arbitration proceedings (ICC, Swiss Rules, LCIA, DIS, and others). She also represents clients in complex state court litigations.

Gabrielle Nater-Bass’ practice focuses on international commercial arbitration and state court litigation. She is an experienced party counsel and arbitrator in international commercial arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and institutional, with in-depth experience in matters relating to joint ventures, shareholder agreements, M&A disputes, sales contracts, long-term supply contracts, agency and distribution contracts, construction and infrastructure projects, commodity trading (precious metals, concentrates and mining agreements), natural resources and energy (including gas pricing and electricity trading), telecommunications and pharmaceuticals.

2022
Appointment to Vice President of LCIA Court
2021
Board Member of Swiss Arbitration Centre
2021
Winner of Client Choice Award – Arbitration & ADR Switzerland
2020
Appointment to LCIA Court
2020
Winner of Client Choice Award, Arbitration & ADR Switzerland
2017
Co-chair of ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages in International Arbitration
2016
President of Arbitration Court of Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution (SCAI)
2014
Board Member of Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
2006
Partner at Homburger
2000
Associate at Homburger
1999
Foreign Associate at a Washington D.C. and London law firm
1999
University of Virginia School of Law (LL.M.)
1997
Associate at Homburger
1996
Bar Admission
1994
University of Zurich (lic. iur.)

Bar Registration

Admitted to the Swiss bar

a brilliant lawyer with an in-depth knowledge of the industry. She is very responsive and pragmatic and always able to come up with operational strategies on how to address legal issues in a meaningful way for the client.

2022

Gabrielle Nater-Bass often acts as president of LCIA, Swiss Rules and ICC tribunals. She also often assumes co-arbitrator roles. Commentators report that she is ‹well respected in the international arbitration community›. Nater-Bass also represents clients in contractual arbitration disputes.

2020

Gabrielle Nater-Bass is ‹a brilliant lawyer and strategic thinker›.

2022

Gabrielle Nater-Bass is highly committed and truly personally engaged, very reliable and responsive.

2020

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Homburger partner Gabrielle Nater-Bass appointed vice president of the LCIA Court

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Homburger partners Jürg Frick, Claude Lambert, Gabrielle Nater-Bass and Georg Rauber honored with Client Choice Awards

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Gabrielle Nater-Bass

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Gabrielle Nater-Bass’ practice focuses on international commercial arbitration and state court litigation. She is an experienced party counsel and arbitrator in international commercial arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and institutional, with in-depth experience in matters relating to joint ventures, shareholder agreements, M&A disputes, sales contracts, long-term supply contracts, agency and distribution contracts, construction and infrastructure projects, commodity trading (precious metals, concentrates and mining agreements), natural resources and energy (including gas pricing and electricity trading), telecommunications and pharmaceuticals.

Gabrielle Nater-Bass also represents clients in investment treaty arbitrations and complex cross-border litigations.

Ms. Nater-Bass is listed on the panel of arbitrators of the ICC National Committee (Switzerland), the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). She is a board member of the Swiss Arbitration Centre, the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) and Vice President of the LCIA Court. She served as President of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution (SCAI) from 2016 – 2020.

Furthermore, Gabrielle Nater-Bass co-chairs the ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages in International Arbitration and was actively involved in the development of the DIA app (Damages in International Arbitration). Moreover she is a member of the SIAC Users Council, the advisory board of ArbitralWomen (former vice president) and the steering committee of the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge.

Gabrielle Nater-Bass received the Client Choice Award 2020 and 2021 in the category Arbitration &ADR (Switzerland).

Career

2022
Appointment to Vice President of LCIA Court
2021
Board Member of Swiss Arbitration Centre
2021
Winner of Client Choice Award – Arbitration & ADR Switzerland
2020
Appointment to LCIA Court
2020
Winner of Client Choice Award – Arbitration & ADR Switzerland
2017
Co-chair of ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages in International Arbitration
2016
President of Arbitration Court of Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution (SCAI)
2014
Board Member of Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
2006
Partner at Homburger
2000
Associate at Homburger
1999
Foreign Associate at a Washington D.C. and London law firm
1999
University of Virginia School of Law (LL.M.)
1997
Associate at Homburger
1996
Bar Admission
1995
Junior Associate at a Zurich law firm
1994
Law clerk at the District Court of Meilen
1994
University of Zurich (lic. iur.)

Languages

English, French, German, Italian

Bar Registration

Admitted to the Swiss bar

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