Julie Raneda is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's international arbitration practice in Singapore. She specialises in international commercial and investment arbitration and has acted as counsel in a broad range of disputes involving international sales, licence and distribution agreements, energy, construction and engineering contracts and joint venture agreements. In addition, she has served as sole arbitrator in several Swiss Rules and SIAC arbitrations. She has also represented parties before the Swiss Supreme Court in proceedings related to challenges of arbitral awards and advised parties on matters connected to international trade sanctions.
Examples of Julie's expertise in arbitration include: representing a state-owned company; providing advice on Swiss substantive law and Swiss law of international arbitration in ICC proceedings seated in Switzerland related to a dispute in the engineering and construction sector; representing a leading pharmaceutical company in a dispute arising from a manufacturing and supply agreement; and representing the Russian Federation in Swiss Supreme Court proceedings relating to the setting-aside of two separate arbitral awards on jurisdiction in two investment dispute matters.
After completing a degree in international relations at the Graduate Institute Geneva, Julie graduated with a law degree from the University of Geneva. Julie Raneda joined the Geneva office as a trainee in 2008 and again as an associate after her admission to the Swiss Bar in 2011. She also worked as a senior associate at the London office of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in 2014-2015.
As a key partner of the Asian Regional Desks, Julie is responsible for further developing the firm's international arbitration practice in Asia.
Julie is Chair of the Swiss Arbitration Association's South-East Asia chapter, Vice Chair of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association's Next Generation Committee, Committee Member of the Young Singapore International Arbitration Centre and Member of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre's Users Council.