Katia Alexandra Rener

Dr. iur. | LL.M. | Maîtrise en droit | Attorney at law (Germany)
Katia Alexandra Rener

Katia Rener works mainly in the area of arbitration.

After completing her studies in Germany, France, and Poland, she initially worked as a research associate at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität of Würzburg, Germany, while working on her doctoral thesis. During her legal clerkship as well as during a secondment, she gained experience at various international business law firms.

Prior to joining Wenger & Vieli Ltd., Katia Rener worked for three years as Counsel with the German Arbitration Institute (DIS) where she advised on approximately 400 arbitration proceedings in German and English relating to various legal systems and fields of law. In addition to this, she was a member of the English-language Editorial Committee for revising the 2018 DIS Arbitration Rules.

Katia Rener is a regular speaker, guest lecturer, and author in her areas of expertise.


Areas of Expertise


Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
Dufourstrasse 56
CH-8034 Zürich

  +41 58 958 58 58
  k.rener [SECURE E-MAIL - REWRITE MANUALLY] *at* wengervieli.ch
Since 2019 Associate at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
2018 Secondment, WilmerHale, London, UK
2017 Julius-Maximilians-Universität of Würzburg, Germany (Dr. iur.)
2016-2019 Counsel, German Arbitration Institute (DIS), Cologne, Germany
2015 Oberlandesgericht (Court of Appeal) Frankfurt/Main, Germany, second state examination (Ass. iur.)
2013-2015 Legal clerkship, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
2009-2014 Research Assistant, Julius-Maximilians-Universität of Würzburg, Germany
2011 Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany (Mag. iur.)
2010 Jagiellonian University Krakow, Poland (LL.M.)
2009 Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany (first law examination)
2007 University of Burgundy, Dijon, France (Maîtrise en droit)
German, English, French, Italian, Polish



Cologne Bar Association

Publications by Katia Alexandra Rener

Zurich office

Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
Dufourstrasse 56
CH-8034 Zürich

Zug office

Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
Metallstrasse 9
CH-6300 Zug


Tel.: +41 58 958 58 58
Fax: +41 58 958 59 59
mail [SECURE E-MAIL - REWRITE MANUALLY] *at* wengervieli.ch

Social media