Claire Mordelet

Claire Mordelet

Attorney at Law

Via Canova 15
CH-6901 Lugano

Tel +41 58 200 31 00

Fax +41 58 200 31 11


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Claire Mordelet provides legal counsel primarily in the areas of domestic and international commercial arbitration procedure, both ad hoc and institutional (in particular under the auspices of the ICC and the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution). She acts as counsel and as Secretary of the Arbitral Tribunal respectively. She is admitted to the Bar of the jurisdictions of Paris and New York.

Practice areas
  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Commercial law
Practice groups
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation and insolvency
  • 2007: Admission to the Bar Association of Paris
  • 2006: Master of Science in Litigation, Arbitration and ADR, University of Paris II - Panthéon-Assas (France)
  • 2005: Master of Science in International Business Law, University of Paris V - René Descartes (France)
  • 2004: Admission to the Bar Association of New York 
  • 2003-2004: Juris Doctor, New England School of Law, Boston (USA)
  • 2003: "Maîtrise de droit", bilingual degree, University of Paris X - Nanterre (France)
Experience / Career
  • as of September 2017: Associate, Kellerhals Carrard Lugano SA, Lugano
  • 2010-2017: Associate, PSMLaw SA, Lugano 
  • 2008-2010: Assistant (part-time) Prof. Henry Peter, University of Geneva
  • 2008-2010: Associate (part-time), Molino Adami Galante, Lugano
  • 2008: Legal internship, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris (France)
  • 2007: Legal internship, PSMLaw SA, Lugano
  • 2007: Legal internship in international arbitration, Wilmer, Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, London (UK)
  • 2006: Legal internship in international arbitration, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Paris (France)
  • French
  • English
  • Italian
  • Bar Association of Paris
  • Bar Association of New York
  • Public Register of EU Lawyers in the Canton of Ticino