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Lic. iur. Selime Katharina Berk, LL.M.

Mediator SBA

Preferred Areas of Work

Professional Activities

  • Attorney at HUMBERT HEINZEN HISCHIER since 2023
  • Self-employed mediator for business mediation, certified by SAV/SKWM/SDM (since 2021)
  • Lawyer at the OAK BV (2014 to 2022), the Swiss Federal Supervisory Commission for Occupational Pension Plans
  • Legal Counsel at Bank Julius Baer & Co. AG (2013 until 2014)
  • Attorney at law with Homburger AG (2011 to 2013)
  • Intern at strategy consulting firm Roland Berger AG (2010)
  • Lawyer at RBS Coutts Bank AG (2008)
  • Substitute at NKF Niederer Kraft Frey AG (2006 to 2007)


  • European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (D), in training for LL.M. in mediation and conflict management
  • Mediation in business and the world of work, specialization training at the Constance School of Mediation, Constance (D), (2020)
  • Mediation, basic training at the Constance School for Mediation, Constance (D), (2019)
  • Admitted to the bar of the Canton of Zurich (2010)
  • Universities of Zurich and Geneva (lic. iur., 2006)

Further education

  • CAS Occupational Pensions, HSG University of St. Gallen (2017)


  • Member of the Board of the Swiss Chamber for Business Mediation SKWM (since 2023)
  • Founded and managed his own gallery for contemporary three-dimensional Swiss art in Zurich (2015 to 2018).
  • Vice President of the Reppisch Building Cooperative (2011 to 2017)


  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Swiss Chamber for Business Mediation (SKWM)
  • Swiss Mediation Association (SDM)


  • German
  • English