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Diana Akikol

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Diana Akikol represents clients in complex commercial arbitrations and regularly sits as an arbitrator, often as president. She has acted as counsel or arbitrator in more than 60 arbitrations seated in a number of jurisdictions and involving claims governed by various national laws (including, inter alia, French, English, Italian and US laws).


Admitted to the bar in 2002, ranked first of her class. From 2007 to 2014, she specialised in international arbitration. Joining Walder Wyss as a partner in 2020.

Professional Memberships

She is a member of the ICC Swiss National and Committee ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR in Paris, including the Commission’s Task Force.


Diana Akikol is a native German speaker and fluent in English and French. She has basic knowledge of Turkish.