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Juliette Asso (Richard)



Paris, 2013
Geneva (foreign lawyer), 2014




French , English


35, Rue de la Mairie
P.O. Box 6569
1211 Geneva 6


+41 58 105 2000

Juliette Asso (formerly Richard) joined LALIVE in 2013. She specialises in international arbitration, including both commercial and investment treaty arbitration, with a focus on complex disputes involving major construction projects in the energy, transportation and telecom sectors.  She has particular experience advising clients on quantum-related aspects of disputes. She is also specialised in Web 3.0 disputes, including metaverse and NFT related legal issues.

She has acted as counsel in numerous arbitration proceedings under various procedural rules (including ICC, Swiss Rules, LCIA, SCC, WIPO and ICSID), governed by various procedural and substantive laws (including French, Swiss, Swedish, Ethiopian, Algerian, Qatari, Iraqi and international law). She also regularly acts as tribunal secretary.

She is co-chair of the CFA-40 group and member of several professional associations, including the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), ASA below 40, Comité Français de l’Arbitrage (CFA), IBA, Arbitral Women and the Women Business Society.

Before joining LALIVE, Juliette Asso trained in Paris with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (2012) and Sullivan & Cromwell (2011).  She also worked as an intern with DS Avocats (2009) and HSBC (2008) in Paris.

Juliette Asso holds a Master in Business Law from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (2011) and a Bachelor in Law from the University of Cergy-Pontoise (2010).  She also holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School (Grande Ecole Programme) in Paris.

Associate Juliette Richard also showed “outstanding” knowledge of the case.

GAR, 2016

Paris Arbitration Week Recap: Metaverse Related Sessions

Juliette Asso (Richard), Elizabeth Chan, Ekaterina Oger Grivnova, Ipek Ince (Allen & Overy), Emily Hay (Hanotiau & van den Berg), and Yasmin Mohammad (Fortress Investment Group) 2022

In: Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 24 April 2022

Swiss Arbitration Centre Conference

How will Metaverse disputes be resolved?

02/02/2023 Zurich Juliette Asso (Richard) Speaker

For more information, see the programme.

Arbitration and Web3 Disputes: Cryptocurrencies, NFTs, Metaverse and Smart Contracts

International Centre for Dispute Resolution

20/10/2022 Webinar Juliette Asso (Richard) Speaker

For more information, see the flyer here and the link to the video here.

Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH)

Conference on Commercial, Digital and Financial Law Across Borders (CODIFI)

14/09/2022 online Juliette Asso (Richard), Laura Azaria Speakers: “Harmonization of Rules of Private International Law Concerning the Commercial, Digital and Financial Sectors – What about the Metaverse?”

For more information, see the programme here. Link to the video here.


Metaverse Legal

Paris Arbitration Week: “First arbitration conference in the Metaverse: Legal implications of Web 3.0”

30/03/2022 Online in the Metaverse Juliette Asso (Richard) Speaker

ASA Below 40

Fall Seminar – “BACK TO THE FUTURE – Old problems, new solutions?”

22/10/2021 Zurich Juliette Asso (Richard) Moderator: “Fireside chat with special guests (Alexandre Mazuranic, Noradèle Radjai, Philipp Habegger, Marc Veit, Anna-Maria Tamminen, Anne Véronique Schlaepfer, Andrea Meier, Olivier Mosimann and Manuel Liatowitsch) - All the questions you never dared to ask...”

For more information, see the programme.