Associate

Sarah Affolter

About

Sarah Affolter's practice focuses on international and domestic arbitration as well as domestic and cross-border litigation. She advises and represents Swiss and foreign individuals and entities before Swiss courts and acts as counsel in international arbitration proceedings.

Recent Work Highlights
  • Representation of a Belgian company in various court proceedings in connection with a construction project.
  • Secretary in ICC arbitration proceedings concerning a construction project.
LanguagesGerman, English, French
Curriculum
  • Bär & Karrer College, University of St.Gallen: CAS in Law & Management (2020)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (since 2018)
  • Admitted to the Bar Basel-Stadt (2017)
  • Trainee at the Civil Court of Basel-Stadt (2016)
  • Trainee at a Swiss law firm (2016)
  • Trainee at a Big Four Firm in Switzerland (2015-2016)
  • Attaché at the Swiss Embassy in The Hague (2015)
  • Trainee at the Tax Court of Basel-Landschaft (2015)
  • Trainee at the Swiss Embassy in The Hague (2014)
  • Universities of Basel and Geneva: MLaw (bilingual) in Economic Law (2014)
  • University of Basel: BLaw (2012)
Memberships and Public Offices
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • ASA Below 40
Admission

All Swiss Courts

Sarah Affolter's Deals, Cases & News

Practice Areas & Sector

Practice Areas

Contact

Sarah Affolter
P: +41 58 261 55 32
F: +41 58 263 55 32
sarah.affolter@baerkarrer.ch

Bär & Karrer Ltd.
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8002 Zurich
Switzerland

Assistant
Liv Baumann
P: +41 58 261 52 28
F: +41 58 261 50 01
liv.baumann@baerkarrer.ch