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Andrea Meier

Zürich, Switzerland Europe Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Arbitrators , Arbitration Counsel
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Arbitrators - Switzerland

Band 5

Andrea Meier joined Walder Wyss from Wartmann Merker in April 2020. She is noted for her expertise representing clients in construction disputes, as well as acting as president, co-arbitrator and sole arbitrator in ICC arbitrations. One source praises her proactivity, saying she is "thinking on her own, not just replying to questions but also proposing how to act, not just providing legal analysis." Meier is also reported to be "very timely, attentive and fast" by interviewees.
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Arbitration Counsel - Switzerland

Band 3

Andrea Meier joined Walder Wyss from Wartmann Merker in April 2020. She is noted for her expertise representing clients in construction disputes, as well as acting as president, co-arbitrator and sole arbitrator in ICC arbitrations. One source praises her proactivity, saying she is "thinking on her own, not just replying to questions but also proposing how to act, not just providing legal analysis." Meier is also reported to be "very timely, attentive and fast" by interviewees.
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Andrea Meier practises arbitration and litigation and is recognised as a leader in her field. She has acted as arbitration counsel or arbitrator in more than 70 arbitrations under various national laws and arbitration rules (ICC, SCAI, DIS, VIAC, WIPO, UNCITRAL, CAS, ad-hoc, etc.). A particular focus of her work is the construction sector. For many years, she has represented parties in disputes relating to large industrial and infrastructure projects, most recently regarding the development of an offshore gas field and a large production plant, M&A and joint venture disputes, and disputes in the pharmaceutical and mobility sectors.

Career

Andrea Meier joined Walder Wyss as a partner in 2020. Previously, she was a partner in a renowned boutique law firm for dispute resolution and from 2003 to 2010 an associate and senior associate in a leading major law firm. Andrea Meier holds a law degree and a doctorate degree from the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 1999, Dr. iur. 2007) and a post-graduate degree from Harvard Law School (2005).

Professional Memberships

Vice President of ASA and member of ASA's Executive Committee, member of the Arbitration Court of SCAI (Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution) and of SCAI’s Special Committee, and an arbitrator of the CAS.

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