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RABAB YASSEEN

Bar admission

Solicitor (England & Wales) 2001; Genva Bar 1986

Professional Experience

/Mentha, Geneva (since 2005)

/Lalive & Partners, Senior Associate (2003 – 2005)

/University of Geneva, General Legal Counsel (2003)

/Lalive & Partners, Consultant (2002)

/Lenz & Staehelin, Geneva, Senior Associate (1989 – 1999)

Practice areas

In addition to Swiss general practice: International Commercial Arbitration; International Business Law; WTO/International Organizations; International Commercial Contracts and Transactions; Private International Law; Real Estate Transactions; Art Law; Trusts & Estates; Islamic Law

Education

/LL.M. in International Business Law, King's College London (2000)

/Master of Arts, University of Geneva (1997 and 2002)

/Master of Laws, University of Geneva (1986)

/Private International Law course, Hague Academy of International Law (1985)

Other activities

/Geneva Civil Court, Deputy Judge (since 2007)

Languages

French, English, Arabic, German

Memberships

/Geneva and Swiss Bar Associations

/Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)

/Comité Français de l'Arbitrage (CFA)

/International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Swiss Arbitrator

/International Law Association (ILA)

/The Law Society (England & Wales)

/London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)

/Arab-Swiss Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Publications and Conferences

/Co-author; ITC Incorporated Joint Venture Model Agreements and User's Guide in: ITC Trade Law Series, UNCTAD/WTO Geneva 2005;

/ITC Contractual Joint Venture Model Agreements and User's Guide in: ITC Trade Law Series, UNCTAD/WTO, Geneva 2004.

Email
rabab.yasseen@mentha.ch

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