After graduating from university, Clarisse started her career in 2002 with a major commercial law firm in Zurich, and then moved to Beijing in 2005, were she worked mostly as a lawyer advising and representing foreign (primarily European) and Chinese companies in cross-border arbitrations and litigations in the fields of general contract law, joint ventures, and other FDI projects, as well as IP disputes. In recent years, Clarisse has also been increasingly involved as administrative secretary of various arbitral tribunals in international commercial and investment arbitrations.
In 2010, Clarisse obtained her PhD degree from the University of Fribourg on a topic relating to arbitration in China, and was appointed lecturer at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) and at the University Institute of European Studies of Turin (Italy), where she teaches contract and arbitration law. She is also author and co-author of several articles on arbitration law in China and an occasional speaker at conferences. In November 2010, Clarisse founded WunschARB with the objective of providing its clients with hands-on advice in preventing, managing and resolving cross-cultural commercial disputes, with a particular focus on international arbitration and China related disputes.
French, German, English, Mandarin, Spanish
Dr. iur (2010, University of Fribourg, Switzerland); Admission to the Bar (Zurich, 2004)