Anne-Carole Cremades is a counsel in Schellenberg Wittmer’s international arbitration group in Geneva. She specialises in international commercial arbitration and investment arbitration.
Anne-Carole has acted as counsel before international arbitral tribunals in a broad range of disputes involving inter alia oil and gas contracts, joint venture agreements, share purchase agreements, sales and distribution contracts, international construction contracts as well as investment disputes between states and foreign investors. She has handled arbitrations under the rules of ICC, UNCITRAL, ICSID, SCAI and before the PCA, in English, French and Spanish.
Anne-Carole has also represented parties before the Swiss Supreme Court in proceedings related to challenges of arbitral awards rendered both in commercial and investment arbitrations. Anne-Carole regularly sits as arbitrator.
Examples of Anne-Carole’s expertise in recent arbitration matters include representation of the Russian Federation in several investment treaty cases; representation of a North-African state-owned company in a dispute relating to a water desalination plant and project finance issues; representation of a Qatari company in a dispute regarding the termination of a subcontract for the construction of an airport in the Middle East and representation of a Turkish company in a dispute regarding manufacturing of consumer electronics.
Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Anne-Carole worked as an associate in a renowned Paris law firm. Additionally, she was a teaching assistant in contract law at the University of Paris and a trainee lawyer in a Madrid based-law firm.
Anne-Carole Cremades is a member of several professional associations, including the Spanish Club of Arbitration (CEA), the Comité Français de l’Arbitrage (CFA), the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) and ICDR Young & International. She is former president of the Swiss chapter of the Spanish Club of Arbitration (CEA). Anne-Carole has authored various publications on international arbitration issues and regularly speaks at arbitration conferences.