Anne-Carole Cremades is a counsel in Schellenberg Wittmer's international arbitration group in Geneva. She specialises in international commercial arbitration and has acted as counsel before international arbitral tribunals in a broad range of disputes involving share purchase agreements, oil and gas contracts, joint venture agreements, sales and distribution contracts, international construction contracts and investment disputes between states and foreign investors. In addition, she has served as arbitrator as well as secretary to arbitral tribunals in several ICC and ad hoc arbitrations. She has also represented parties before the Swiss Supreme Court in proceedings related to challenges of arbitral awards.
Some recent examples of Anne-Carole's expertise in commercial arbitration matters include:
- Representation of a Qatari company in a dispute regarding the termination of a subcontract for the construction of an airport in the Middle East;
- Representation of a Turkish company in a dispute regarding manufacturing of consumer electronics;
- Representation of a North-African state-owned company in a dispute relating to a water desalinisation plant and project finance issues;
- Representation of a Swiss entity of a leading US pharmaceutical company in an arbitration arising out of the termination of a distribution agreement for anti-cancer treatments covering a large territory in the Middle East.
Anne-Carole is recognised by leading directories and publications for her expertise. Who's Who Legal enthuses she is a "very gifted lawyer" who "has a subtle but effective way of making her points".
Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Anne-Carole worked as an associate in a renowned Paris law firm, where she practised international commercial and investment arbitration as well as domestic and international litigation. 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 president of the Swiss chapter of the Spanish Club of Arbitration (CEA). She has authored various publications on international arbitration issues and regularly speaks at arbitration conferences.