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Alexandra C. Johnson

Partner

Alexandra Johnson has more than fifteen years of experience in international arbitration. She has acted as counsel and co-counsel in numerous arbitration proceedings, both ad hoc and institutional, in various matters such as international joint venture agreements, gas sales, construction and engineering, distribution and licensing agreements, sale of goods, pharmaceutical, M&A and sport-related disputes. In addition to her counsel work, Alexandra Johnson also sits as arbitrator.

Moreover, Alexandra Johnson frequently advises clients on Swiss contract law and represents parties in enforcement or setting aside proceedings before Swiss cantonal courts and before the Swiss Supreme Court.

Alexandra Johnson regularly speaks and writes on international arbitration topics. She is a member of the marketing committee of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA). She is listed in Who's Who Legal's Future Leaders Arbitration 2017.

Languages

French, English

Curriculum

  • Partner at Bär & Karrer (since 2017)
  • Partner at a Swiss law firm (2016)
  • Counsel at a Swiss law firm (2012-2015)
  • Senior Associate at a Swiss law firm (2010-2011)
  • Senior Associate at a Swiss law firm (2005-2010)
  • Associate at Clifford Chance in New York (2001-2002) and London (2002-2004)
  • Admitted to the New York Bar (2001; not practicing)
  • Harvard Law School: LL.M (2001; Fulbright Scholar)
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm (1999-2000)
  • Assistant to Prof. François Knoepfler (1999-2000)
  • Trainee at a Swiss law firm (1997-1999)
  • University of Neuchâtel: lic. iur. (1997)

Memberships and Public Offices

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Past Board Member of ICDR Young & International
  • ArbitralWomen; LCIA; IAI
  • Harvard European Law Association

Contact Details

Alexandra C. Johnson
Bär & Karrer AG
quai de la Poste 12
CH-1211 Genève
Switzerland

T: +41 58 261 57 00
F: +41 58 261 57 01
alexandra.johnson@baerkarrer.ch

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