Prof. Dr. Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler

President, ICCA Governing Board


General bio

Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler has been a partner with Levy Kaufmann-Kohler since 1 January 2008 and has also been a professor of international private law at the University of Geneva since 1997. Between 1996 and 2007 she was a partner at the Schellenberg Wittmer law firm.

From 1985 to 1995 she was a partner at Baker & McKenzie law firm. She is a member of the Geneva Bar (since 1976) and of the New York State Bar (since 1981) and is known worldwide for her expertise in international arbitration. Ms Kaufmann-Kohler completed her legal studies at the University of Basel in 1977 and received her doctorate from the same institution in 1979.

She was born on 3 November 1952. Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler is a member of the American Arbitration Association and Honorary President of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA).

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