Sabine Neuhaus

Sabine Neuhaus

MLaw, LL.M., Attorney at Law

Effingerstrasse 1
CH-3001 Berne

Tel +41 58 200 35 00

Fax +41 58 200 35 11

Sabine Neuhaus advises primarily in the areas of M&A, commercial and business law and assists clients in drafting and negotiating contracts. A particular focus of her practice is advising Chinese clients in Switzerland as well as Swiss and European clients in the People's Republic of China. She also has extensive knowledge in international arbitration and has been involved in arbitration proceedings in the construction sector and post-M&A disputes. Sabine Neuhaus‘ other focus of interest lies in new technologies and developments in the MedTech industry.

Practice areas
  • Corporate Law and M&A (incl. advice on Private Equity Financing, advising of Companies conducting business in China)
  • Contract Law
  • Swiss and international trade law
  • Litigation and international Arbitration
Practice groups
  • M&A, capital markets and corporate
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation and insolvency
  • Life Science
  • 2018: Bar Exam, Canton of Aargau
  • 2016: LL.M. (with distinction), The University of Hong Kong; Annual Scholarship of the Swiss Study Foundation for studying abroad
  • 2016: MLaw (summa cum laude), The University of Zurich
  • 2014: BLaw (summa cum laude), The University of Zurich
  • 2011: BA (piano, summa cum laude), Zurich University of the Arts
Experience / Career
  • since 2019: Attorney at Law at Kellerhals Carrard
  • 2017-2018: Deputy Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of the Canton Aargau, Commercial Court
  • 2016-2017: Junior Associate at Homburger AG
  • 2015-2016: Research Assistant at the University of Hong Kong
  • 2014: Intern at leading business law firms in Zurich
  • 2013: Research Assistant at the University of Zurich
  • 2013: Intern at Credit Suisse AG (Litigation Switzerland)
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Chinese
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • ASA Below 40, DIS40 Zurich
  • Moot Alumni Association
Further activities
  • Co-Organizer Generations in Arbitration Conference Hong Kong
  • Arbitrator at the Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot
  • Mentor of the Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot Mentor Program
  • Assessor of the Swiss Study Foundation
Board memberships
  • Vice President of the Moot Alumni Association
  • Member of the Board of Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai
Media / Rankings / Awards
  • Vis East Moot 2014/15: Werner Melis Award Best Memorandum for Respondent, 2. Platz

  • Honourable Mention Best Individual Oral Advocate und Memorandum for Claimant

Publications and presentations
  • Cheng Chen, Sabine Neuhaus, New Foreign Investment Law of the People's Republic of China, What Equity Joint Ventures Need to Know, publiziert im Jusletter vom 30. September 2019, Link

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  • ICCA Queen Mary Task Force on Third Party Funding in International Arbitration, Country Reports: Switzerland, Co-Authored with Kirstin Dodge and Simon Vorburger

  • The Emergence of Soft Law as an Applicable Source of Procedural and Substantive Law, forthcoming in Cambridge Compendium of International and Investment Arbitration, Co-Authored with Shahla Ali

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