Janine Häsler





Selection of Cases:

• Representation of an international industrial conglomerate from Germany in an ICC arbitration related to a fertilizer plant in Turkey
• Representation of a bank in multiple concurrent Swiss Rules arbitrations concerning warranty claims in the purchase or sale of a (subsidiary) bank, as well as parallel enforcement proceedings in various countries
• Representation of a Middle Eastern state in several Swiss Rules arbitrations related to a tourism project (including various appeal proceedings before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court).
• Representation of a U.S. industrial conglomerate in parallel ICC and LCIA arbitrations related to the supply of power turbines to Angola
• Representation of a U.S. industrial conglomerate in parallel ICC proceedings related to alleged antitrust violations in the steel industry in various jurisdictions (specifically Brazil, EU, and Switzerland)
• Representation of a state in a revision proceeding of a PCA arbitral award before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court related to a satellite project
• Secretary of an arbitral tribunal in a Swiss Rules arbitration concerning the dissolution of an operational company due to a deadlock between shareholders
• Secretary of an arbitral tribunal in a Swiss Rules arbitration related to the production of pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs)
• Secretary of the arbitral tribunal in a Swiss Rules arbitration concerning a contractual penalty for breach of contract related to a know-how transfer from Germany to China in the context of contract manufacturing
• Sole arbitrator in a Swiss Rules arbitration concerning outstanding claims from an oil/gas supply contract to Ukraine


• Bachelor of Law from University of Bern (2012, magna cum laude)
• Master of Law from University of Bern (2014, summa cum laude)
• Admission to the Swiss Bar (2017)
• LL.M. in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from National University of Singapore (2020)
• Certificate in Advances Studies in Arbitration and Arbitration Practitioner (ArbP) from Swiss Arbitration Academy / Universities of Lucerne and Neuchatel (2022)


Speaking Engagements

• Interview at Swiss VYAP Interview Series with Melissa Maligana on M&A Arbitrations (12 September 2023)
• ICC YAAF Event on Artificial Intelligence and International Arbitration (19 October 2023)
• Vierländer-Konferenz in Vienna on the Recognition and Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein and Switzerland (30 November 2023)


• HÄSLER, Economic Sanctions and the Payment of the Advance on Costs in International Arbitration Proceedings in Switzerland, in: Girsberger/Müller, Selected Papers on International Arbitration, Vol. 7, 2023
• GEORGE/MARCHETTINI/BAUER/ADAIR/HÄSLER, ESG Disputes Reporter No. 2, The role of attribution science in climate litigation against companies, published on 18 April 2023
• Buchbesprechung Balthasar, International Commercial Arbitration, in: SJZ 6/2021
• Regelmässige Beiträge in Thomson Reuters, Practical Law UK Legal Update, z.B.:
o GEORGE/HÄSLER, South Sudan bound by arbitration clause in agreement entered into by Sudan, 12 September 2023
o GEORGE/HÄSLER, Further challenge in long-running Palestinian casino project dispute dismissed, 24 July 2023
o RANEDA/HÄSLER, Partial award ordering respondent to reimburse a substitute payment for its share of advance on costs upheld, 15 December 2021
o GEORGE/HÄSLER, New Swiss Arbitration Centre and revised Swiss Rules, 26 May 2021
o GEORGE/HÄSLER, Bankruptcy of party in ongoing arbitration proceedings does not affect enforceability of award, 18 May 2021
o GEORGE/HÄSLER, Award granting Turkmen national gas company EUR1.5 billion upheld (Swiss Supreme Court), in: 17 March 2021
o GEORGE/HÄSLER, Court partially sets aside award on jurisdiction but confirms extension of agreement to non-signatories (Swiss Supreme Court), in: 3 February 2021
o GEORGE/HÄSLER, Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution revises rules to allow for broader services as appointing authority and case administrator, 22 January 2021
• HÄSLER, Swiss Rules of International Arbitration (Swiss Rules) 2021, published on 20 July 2021
• HÄSLER/RAVAZZOLO, High threshold for admission of evidence obtained by private parties in criminal proceedings, in: International Law Office, published on Lexology on 3 November 2020
• HÄSLER, No review by Swiss courts of government's approach to climate change, in: International Law Office, published on Lexology on 30 June 2020
• MÜLLER/HÄSLER, Liking or sharing defamatory Facebook posts can be unlawful, in: International Law Office, published on Lexology on 7 April 2020
• MÜLLER/HÄSLER, Broad jurisdiction for avoidance claims (actio pauliana) – also for Swiss defendants?, in: International Law Office, published on Lexology on 1 October 2019

• Member of the Steering Committee of the Young Mumbai Centre of International Arbitration (YMCIA)

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