Walder Wyss has strengthened its dispute resolution team in Zurich and Geneva with two internationally recognised arbitration experts. Partner Andrea Meier has joined Zurich office and partner Diana Akikol has arrived to Geneva firm.
Andrea Meier practises arbitration and litigation. She has acted as arbitration counsel or arbitrator in more than 70 arbitrations under various national laws and arbitration rules. Before joining Walder Wyss, 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. She holds a law degree and a doctorate degree from the University of Zurich and a post-graduate degree from Harvard Law School.
Diana Akikol represents clients before arbitral tribunals in commercial matters and disputes involving corporate aspects. She has a particular focus on sales of goods and commodities, energy trading, m&a, shareholder agreements, joint ventures, licence and distribution agreements, as well as services and consultancy agreements. Before joining Walder Wyss, she was a partner in a Geneva-based business law boutique. She holds a law degree from the University of Fribourg and a doctorate degree from the University of Lucerne.