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Aileen Truttmann


CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd.
Rue Bovy-Lysberg 2
P.O. Box 5824
1211 Geneva 11
Languages Russian, German, English, French

Aileen Truttmann is Counsel within the CMS Dispute Resolution and Commercial Practice Groups.

Aileen Truttmann specialises in international arbitration and litigation. She mainly acts as counsel and arbitrator in international matters. She also advises and represents clients before Swiss courts in commercial matters, mainly international.

Aileen Truttmann joined CMS in May 2015. Before that, after having obtained a LL.M. in Commercial Law in London, she worked for almost six years in the arbitration departments of a Swiss leading business law firm, in Geneva and in Zurich. She also gained considerable experience at the Swiss Supreme Court where she clerked for nearly three years.

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Relevant experience

  • Involved as counsel in international commercial arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA and Swiss Rules, as well as in ad hoc arbitral proceedings (construction, pharmaceutical, oil & gas matters...)
  • Sole Arbitrator in domestic and international commercial arbitrations
  • Secretary to arbitral tribunals in commercial disputes (oil & gas, other commodities, loan agreements,..)
  • Contract management for Swiss and international companies
  • Representing clients before the Geneva courts in various commercial disputes, mainly international
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  • 2009 – University College London (UK), Master of Law (LL.M.)
  • 2006 – Bar Admission (Geneva)
  • 2003 – University of Geneva)
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  • Genfer Anwaltsverband (ZAV)
  • Schweizerischer Anwaltsverband (SAV)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association
  • London Court of International Arbitration
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  • Switzerland, The European & Middle Eastern Arbitration Review 2011, a Global Arbitration Review Special Report, pp. 90ff (co-author: Elliott Geisinger)
  • Switzerland: round up 2011/2012, PLC Arbitration multi-jurisdictional monthly e-mail for January 2012 (co-authors: Nathalie Voser and Anya George)
  • Chapter 10 – Swiss and Swiss-based Arbitral Institutions in International Arbitration in Switzerland (2nd ed., 2013) (co-author: Georg von Segesser)
  • International Dispute Resolution Involving Russian and CIS Companies – Overview of the conference held on 23-24 February in London, Kluwer Blog, 28 February 2012
  • Revised Swiss Rules of International Arbitration, Practical Law Company PLC Arbitration, 30 May 2012 (co-author: Christopher Boog)
  • The revision of the Swiss Federal Act on Unfair Competition, International Litigation News, IBA Litigation committee newsletter, May 2012 (co-author: Philipp Groz)
  • Litigation Switzerland, GAR Know-How, 2012 (co-author: Martin Bernet)
  • Impact of Foreign Bankruptcy - Proceedings on Pending Arbitrations in Switzerland: Need for a Change in Swiss Legislation?, Kluwer Blog, 25 March 2014
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