Isabelle Fellrath

Executive Board, Governing Council, International Mediators

Bar Admission: Geneva 1998


1998 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), University of Nottingham, School of Law, United Kingdom (environmental law)
1994 Master of Laws (LL.M), University of Nottingham, School of Law, United Kingdom (environmental law)
1993 Licence en droit, University of Neuchâtel, School of Law, Switzerland

Professional Experience:

Since 2016 Brown&Page, Geneva, Switzerland; attorney, arbitrator
Since 2011 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland; lecturer (energy law)
2003-2016 Tavernier Tschanz, Geneva, Switzerland; attorney, arbitrator
2012-2014 Swiss Supreme Court, Lausanne, Switzerland; Deputy Judge, 1st Civil Chamber(commercial contracts and arbitration)
2009-2014 Lausanne Law School, Switzerland; lecturer energy law and regulations (energy law and energy contract law)
2005-2009 University of Glasgow, United Kingdom, School of Law; lecturer (arbitration law)
2001-2003 Swiss National Science Foundation, Switzerland; visiting scholar (arbitration, cultural property law)
1998-2000 Baker & McKenzie, Geneva, Switzerland; legal trainee

Areas of Specialization:

Dispute resolution; domestic and international arbitration (counsel, arbitrator and secretary to arbitral tribunals), energy (oil, gas, shales, renewables, nuclear, CO2) and environmental (contaminated sites, decommissioning, remediation) laws; contract law and international business transactions

Author of numerous publications on arbitration and in energy and environmental laws, cultural property law (full list available upon request)


French (mother tongue), English, Italian and German