Sabina Schellenberg

Attorney at Law, Partner

Bellerivestrasse 201
CH-8034 Zurich
T +41 44 386 60 00
D +41 44 386 61 16
F +41 44 383 60 50


Sabina Schellenberg is an experienced litigator and represents domestic and foreign companies and individuals in commercial disputes before state courts of all instances and in enforcement and legal assistance matters.

She is also a specialist in the fields of directors’ and officers’ liability law and national and international restructuring and insolvency law.

Prior to joining Froriep as an associate in 2009 and becoming a partner in 2016, she was with the restructuring and insolvency department of a leading audit firm in Zurich and Basel and worked as a law clerk at the District Court of Zurich.


Education & Admission

Admitted to the Bar (2006)
University of Zurich (lic.iur.)


Swiss Bar Association
Zurich Bar Association
International Bar Association (IBA)
INSOL Europe
INSOL Europe Council
Swiss Association for Debt Enforcement and Insolvency Law





The New Swiss International Insolvency Law, International Corporate Rescue, Volume 16, Issue 6 (PDF) Debt Restructuring and Bankruptcy Proceedings under Swiss Law: When the Court Decides in the Company’s or Creditors’ Stead, International Corporate Rescue, Volume 14 – Issue 5 (PDF) The fine line between debt restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings, ILO – International Law Office (PDF) Statute of limitation will apply to claims confirmed in loss certificates older than 20 years, ILO – International Law Office (PDF) Announced Revision of Swiss Rules on the Recognition of Foreign Bankruptcy Proceedings in Switzerland: What Is It About?, International Corporate Rescue, Volume 13, Issue 4 (PDF) News from SAirGroup liquidation, ILO – International Law Office (PDF) Insolvency and licences, International Law Office – Newsletter, 15 January 2016 (PDF) Ruling against Sabena shareholders in debt restructuring liquidation, International Law Office – Newsletter, 11 September 2015 (PDF) A New Chapter in the Swissair Insolvency Proceedings in Switzerland, International Corporate Rescue, Volume 11, Issue 6, p. 375-385 (PDF) Debt collection and insolvency: is it all about money? International Law Office, June 19, 2015 (PDF) Firm that laid ‘golden egg’ hotel goes bust, in: ILO International Law Office, Newsletter, 15 August 2014 (PDF) SAirGroups debt restructuring liquidation leads to new decision, in: ILO International Law Office, Newsletter, 6 June 2014 (PDF) Revision of Swiss Insolvency Law Entered into Force 1 January 2014, in: International Corporate Rescue, April 2014, p. 147 et seq. (PDF) Swiss Insolvency Laws and IP Licence Agreements, International Corporate Rescue, Volume 11, Issue 4, p. 243-244 (PDF) Zurich Supreme Court confirms criminal liability, in: ILO International Law Office, Newsletter, 21 February 2014 (PDF) Revision of Insolvency law enters into force as of 1 January 2014, FRORIEP Newsletter, February 2014 (PDF) Swiss Financial Market Insolvency Regulation revised, in: ILO International Law Office, Newsletter, 22 November 2013 (PDF) Supreme Court decision on provisional removal of debtor’s objections, in: International Law Office – Newsletter, 30. August 2013 (PDF) Recent restructuring case law developments, in: ILO, International Law Office, Newsletter, 21 June 2013 (PDF) Revision of Federal Debt Collection and Bankruptcy Act, in: ILO, International Law Office, Newsletter, June 2013 (PDF) Enforcement of Security in Swiss Involuntary Insolvency Proceedings, in: International Corporate Rescue, Volume 10, Issue 1, 2013 (PDF) Newsflash: Swiss insolvency / Moratorium, Froriep Renggli Newsletter, February 2012 (PDF)
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