Sabina B. Schellenberg
Sabina B. Schellenberg

Sabina B. Schellenberg

Partner, Zurich

Schiffbaustrasse 2 | P.O. Box | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
Schiffbaustrasse 2 | P.O. Box | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 08 00
sabina.schellenberg@mll-legal.com

Profile

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 MLL Legal 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.




Rankings & Awards

Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2024Chambers and Partners Europe 2024 Sabina SchellenbergLegal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2023Chambers and Partners Europe 2023 Sabina SchellenbergChambers and Partners Europe 2022 Sabina SchellenbergLegal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2022Chambers and Partners Europe 2021 Sabina SchellenbergLegal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2021Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2020Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2019
  • “Sabina Schellenberg has deep knowledge of insolvency law” – Legal 500 EMEA, Insolvency and Corporate Recovery, 2024
  • “Sabina always has the client’s interest at heart and takes a practical approach to solve matters in the best possible way” – Chambers and Partners Europe, Insolvency & Restructuring, 2024
  • Sabina Schellenberg “has a good understanding of the law and a good eye for business-effective answers” – Chambers and Partners Europe, Insolvency & Restructuring, 2022
  • Sabina Schellenberg is recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA, Litigation, 2022
  • “Sabina Schellenberg is very pleasant to work with on a regular basis. The coordination is fast, reliable and at the highest level” – Legal 500 EMEA, Insolvency and Corporate Recovery, 2022
  • Sabina Schellenberg often acts on insolvency-related claims, with further activity advising distressed businesses. One source remarks: “I was impressed about the manner in which she was able to translate a highly complicated matter into understandable advice.” – Chambers and Partners Europe, Insolvency & Restructuring, 2021
  • “Sabina Schellenberg is very knowledgeable and has a practical approach to handling difficult legal situations for clients in financial stress. The combination of her professional and personal way of working together stands out.” – Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Education & Admission

  • Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (2006)
  • University of Zurich, lic.iur.

Memberships and public offices

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • INSOL Europe
  • INSOL Europe Council
  • Swiss Association for Debt Enforcement and Insolvency Law (SCHkG)
  • Member of the Bar Examination Commission of the Canton of Zurich

Languages

  • German
  • English


Publications


Firm News

Sabina Schellenberg often acts on insolvency-related claims, with further activity advising distressed businesses. One source remarks: “I was impressed about the manner in which she was able to translate a highly complicated matter into understandable advice.”

Chambers and Partners Europe, Insolvency & Restructuring, 2021