Panel of Investor State Mediators

  • Number of Mediations total

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Mrs Birgit Sambeth Glasner

Partner, Altenburger Ltd legal + tax & Mediator.

Language: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Location: Geneve

Nationality: Swiss

Jurisdiction: Admitted to all Swiss Courts. Sworn Mediator at Geneva & Vaud Courts

Profile: https://ch.linkedin.com/in/birgit-sambeth-glasner-6a3a4718/en


Mrs Birgit Sambeth Glasner

Rue Rodolphe-Toepffer, 11 bis, CH-1206 Genève

Tel: +41588102233+41798591284

Email: sambeth.glasner@altenburger.ch

Membership of Mediation Panels

CEDR, ICSID, IAM, IMI, CML, CPR/ADR, Swiss Arbitration Centre, SCCM, FSA, FSM, ArbitralWomen, INSOL

Areas of Mediation Expertise

Investor-State Disputes, Banking & Finance, Commercial, Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure, Corporate, Employment, Energy, Government & Investment, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International Trade, Life Sciences, Maritime & Transport, Oil Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Professional Services, Real Estate, TMT & IP, Insolvency

Other relevant Mediation Experience

Acting as Counsel in mediations. Acting as Conciliator in ICC proceedings. External Mediator for the WTO since 2016. Mediator at CAS Court of Arbitration for Sport. Organizer and moderator of the monthly “Mediation Breakfasts” under the auspices of the Swiss Chamber of Commercial Mediators and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Geneva (yearly approximately 10 x 2.00 hours, since 2005). Former Vice-Chair of the Mediation Committee of the IBA International Section. Former Member of the Mediation Commission of the Swiss Bar Association (8 years). Former President of the Mediation/ADR Commission of the Geneva Bar Association (10 years)

Training and Professional Development

Training – CEDR (2004), Swiss Federation of Lawyers & CEFOC INPER (1997), Numerous trainings with CEDR, ICC, CPR, IMI, WIPO, SCAI, IBA, ABA, UIA. Visiting professor teaching Commercial Mediation at – MIDS Master in International Dispute Settlements, Graduate Institute HEI, Geneva (CH) (2009-today), CAS and DAS in Commercial Mediation at the University of Fribourg and at HEIG Yverdon (CH) 2008- today), Master of Arts in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping, HEC Geneva (CH) (2009-2017), Master in International Trade law, Contracts and Dispute resolution, University of Torino and IUSE, ITC-ILO in collaboration with UNCITRAL (Italy) (2009-2017), Mediation Advocacy at ECAV Ecole de l’Avocature, Geneva (CH) (2011-2018), Mediation Advocacy at Master in commercial mediation at the BUCERIUS Law School, Hamburg (D)

Other Areas of Dispute Resolution Expertise

Arbitration, Adjudication, Conciliation


Listed in Who’s Who Mediation since 2011 and especially Who’s Who legal Switzerland – Tough Leaders in Mediation. Since 2012, listed as Expert Panelist on WIPO List for Palexpo Fast-Track Procedure – Geneva International Motor Show. Worked on various human right projects to promote and set up Med-Arb regulations and participated in diverse initiatives in this respect, such as an intense training for high qualified professionals in Morocco together with the World Bank and ICC.