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 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.

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

Gabrielle Nater-Bass often acts as president of LCIA and ICC tribunals, as well as 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

The reputed Gabrielle Nater-Bass is very energetic, intelligent, and sharp.

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

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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 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 Association (ASA) and 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 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.

Ms. Nater-Bass was recognized by Global Arbitration Review as one of the magazine’s “all female top 30” women in arbitration and received the Client Choice Award 2020 in the category Arbitration & ADR (Switzerland).

Career

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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