Gabrielle Nater-Bass

Partner

Gabrielle Nater-Bass' practice focuses on domestic and international litigation and arbitration. She is an experienced party counsel and arbitrator in international commercial arbitration, ad hoc and institutional, with in-depth experience in matters relating to joint ventures, shareholder agreements, M&A disputes, natural resources and energy (including gas pricing and electricity trading), long-term supply contracts, construction and infrastructure projects, agency and distribution contracts, international commodity sales, telecommunications and pharmaceuticals.

Gabrielle Nater-Bass is listed on the panel of arbitrators of the ICC National Committee (Switzerland), the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). She was recognized by Global Arbitration Review as one of the magazine's "all female top 30" women in arbitration and currently serves as President of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution (SCAI). She is also a board member of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA).


Gabrielle Nater-Bass co-chairs the ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages in International Arbitration and is a member of the SIAC Users Council, the ICDR-AAA International Advisory Committee and the Advisory Board of ArbitralWomen.


Gabrielle Nater-Bass also regularly acts as counsel in large commercial litigations before the state courts in all Swiss cantons.


Another focus of Gabrielle Nater-Bass' practice are high net worth individuals, family offices and trustees whom she advises in complex cross-border matters relating to estate and succession planning, the setting-up of wealth protection structures (e.g. trusts) and in relation to foundations. She also has extensive knowledge in art matters, including estate planning for art collections, and art purchases and sales. Ms. Nater-Bass further advises high net worth individuals in relation to relocations to Switzerland, the acquisition and sale of real estate in Switzerland, wills, marriage and inheritance agreements.


In addition, Gabrielle Nater-Bass is a member of Homburger's Employment Law group. She advises international companies on all aspects of Swiss employment law and also regularly represents Swiss companies in employment law disputes.

Career
  • 2006 Partner at Homburger
  • 2000 Associate at Homburger
  • 1999 Foreign Associate at a Washington D.C. and London law firm
  • 1999 University of Virginia School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 1997 Associate at Homburger
  • 1996 Bar admission
  • 1995 Junior Associate at a Zurich law firm
  • 1994 Law clerk at the District Court of Meilen
  • 1994 University of Zurich (lic. iur.)
Languages
German, English, French, Italian
Bar registration
At all Swiss courts
Address
Prime Tower
Hardstrasse 201
CH-8005 Zurich
P+41 43 222 10 00
F+41 43 222 15 00

Gabrielle Nater-Bass' practice focuses on international commercial arbitration (as counsel and arbitrator) and on complex state court litigation. She also advises private clients on estate and succession planning, foundations, trusts and relocations.

Career
  • 2006 Partner at Homburger
  • 1999 Foreign Associate at a Washington D.C. and London law firm
  • 1999 University of Virginia School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 1997 Associate at Homburger
  • 1996 Bar admission
  • 1994 University of Zurich (lic. iur.)
Languages
German, English, French, Italian
Bar registration
At all Swiss courts
P+41 43 222 10 00
F+41 43 222 15 00
Address
Prime Tower
Hardstrasse 201
CH-8005 Zurich