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Janine Häsler


work Schützengasse 1 P.O. Box
8021 Zurich


Attorney at Law / Senior Associate
Janine Häsler

Janine Häsler is a Senior Associate in the Litigation and Arbitration team. She represents clients in disputes before arbitral tribunals and state courts, including the Swiss Supreme Court. She also acts as arbitrator.

She has extensive experience in front of arbitral tribunals and state courts, namely in contract law, construction law, as well as in corporate and pharmaceutical disputes. Janine Häsler also regularly handles mutual legal assistance procedures and criminal law matters as well as internal investigations.

Janine Häsler is admitted to the Swiss bar since 2017. She started her career as an Associate in a leading business law firm in Zurich and subsequently moved to another leading business law firm, where she worked as (Senior) Associate.

She holds a Master's and Bachelor's degree from the Faculty of Law at the University of Bern, an LL.M. in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution (IADR) from the National University of Singapore, and a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Arbitration from the Universities of Lucerne and Neuchâtel.

In addition to her legal practice, Janine Häsler regularly publishes and lectures on litigation and arbitration topics. She is actively involved in various professional associations, including the Steering Committee of the Young Mumbai International Arbitration Centre.

Janine Häsler primarily practices in German and English. She also understands French.

  • 2021-2022: Swiss Arbitration Academy at the University of Lucerne and Neuchâtel (Certificate in Advanced Studies in Arbitration)
  • 2019-2020: LL.M. in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution at the National University of Singapore
  • 2017: Admission to the Bar (Canton of Bern)
  • 2008-2014: Law School at the University of Bern, Switzerland (Bachelor in Law, magna cum laude and Master in Law, summa cum laude)
  • 2004-2008: High School in Interlaken, Switzerland (bilingual degree)
  • Since 2024: Senior Associate at VISCHER AG, Zurich
  • 2021-2023: (Senior) Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer, Zurich
  • 2017-2020: Associate at Lenz & Staehelin, Zurich (2017-2020)
  • 2016-2017: Teaching Assistent at the Department of Civil Law of the University of Bern
  • 2016: Trainee at Lenz & Staehelin, Zurich
  • 2015: Trainee at Kellerhals Carrard, Bern
  • 2014-2015: Trainee at the Public Prosecutor's Office for White-Collar Crimes in Bern
  • 2015: Legal Intern / Court Clerk at the District Court in Thun
  • 2013-2014: Scientific Assistant at the Institute for Private International Law and Civil Procedure of the University of Bern
  • 2011-2013: Paralegal at Krüger Recht, Bern
Memberships in Associations
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association, including Arbitration, Litigation and ADR practice groups (ZAV)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) and ASA below 40
  • Arbitral Women
  • Steering Committee of the Young Mumbai Centre of International Arbitration (YMCIA)
  • Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (DIS40)
  • Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Young ICCA)
  • Young Singapore International Arbitration Centre (Young SIAC)
  • HK45 Arbitration
  • Moot Alumni Association
  • German
  • English
  • French
Practice areas
  • China Desk
  • Environmental Law
  • International Mutual Judicial Assistance in Civil and Criminal Matters
  • White Collar Crime