Who's Who Legal

“one of the smartest young partners in Switzerland”

Who's Who Legal

“impressive multi-cultural and multi-lingual background”

Who's Who Legal

“convincing and ethically impeccable”

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“one of the best of her generation worldwide”

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“stands out in every respect”

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“organised and incredibly bright advocate”

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“knowledgeable, decisive and pragmatic”

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“excellent attention to detail and incredibly responsive”

Legal 500

“a superb and well-connected operator”

Legal 500

“her responsiveness is excellent”

Legal 500

“she has complete control of her practice”

Anya George

Aygul Vallotton



Anya George is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Dispute Resolution Group in Zurich. As a trilingual and dual qualified lawyer, she represents clients in complex international commercial and investment arbitration matters, as well as in enforcement and setting-aside proceedings before the Swiss Supreme Court.

Anya is considered as an "incredibly bright advocate" and "one of the best of her generation worldwide" (Who's Who Legal), and is praised by clients for her "excellent responsiveness" and "complete control of her practice" (Legal 500). She is ranked as one of the most highly regarded arbitration practitioners under 45 worldwide (Who's Who Legal: Thought Leader Global Elite).


  • Has acted as counsel and arbitrator in over 60 arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, SCC, CAS, UNCITRAL and Swiss Rules, as well as in ad hoc proceedings
  • Main areas of expertise are: insurance and reinsurance, energy infrastructure, natural resources, commodities, manufacturing, sales and distribution agreements
  • Has special expertise in arbitration-related litigation, including enforcement, interim relief and setting-aside proceedings before the Swiss Supreme Court, in both French and German
  • Advises clients on contentious and non-contentious ESG and business and human rights issues


Professional Experience
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
Senior Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Secondment to Essex Court Chambers in London
Foreign Associate in a Magic Circle law firm in London
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Clerk at the District Court of Horgen
Trainee Lawyer in a Zurich business law firm
Education and Admission
Bar Admission in England and Wales
Bar Admission in Switzerland
Master in International Relations, University of Cambridge
Master of Law, University of Fribourg
Additional Professional Activities
  • Lecturer in International Commercial Arbitration at the University of Zurich
  • Member of the Board and of the Marketing Committee of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Delegate of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
  • Immediate past co-chair of the LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)
  • Member of the IBA Arbitration ESG Subcommittee

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