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Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law, LL.M. (LSE), TEP
Detailed professional record
Spoken languages
  • French
  • English
  • German
Bar admissions
  • Zurich Bar (1999)
  • Geneva Bar (1998)
  • Harvard University Executive Program on Negotiation (2017)
  • Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance law (2012)
  • Certified SBA Mediator (2007)
  • London School of Economics (LL.M., 1996)
  • University of Geneva (Licence en droit, 1995)
Positions held
  • Co-Moderator of the Specialized Forum on Inheritance law of the Geneva Bar Association (2018 to date)
  • Member of the Group of Experts appointed by the Swiss Federal Office of Justice in connection with the current revision of the inheritance law provisions of the Swiss Civil Code (2017 to date)
  • Chairman Association MediationS (2008-2012), Committee Member (2012 to 2017)
  • Associate with Lenz & Staehelin, Geneva (2003-2006)
  • Associate with Lenz & Staehelin, Zurich (1999-2003)
  • Committee member of the Swiss-German and Liechtenstein Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) (2002-2003)
  • Trainee with Oltramare, Hochstaetter, Eardley & Reiser, Geneva (1996-1998)
  • International Bar Association
  • Geneva Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Société Romande des Avocats Spécialistes en droit des Successions (SASS)
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Association MediationS
Recent Publication
  • Matrimonial property and inheritance law, in Switzerland Business & Investment Handbook, Ed. Ch. Kaelin, Orell Füssli/Wiley, Editions 2006, 2011 and 2017
Recent Speeches
  • Speaker and Panelist on “The EU Succession Regulation: The First Three Years” , STEP Cross-Border Estates Special Interest Group Seminar, September 20, 2018, London
  • Speaker on “Successions between Switzerland and Israel”, June 19, 2018, Grand Hotel Kempinski, Geneva
  • Speaker and panelist at Session on "The EU Succession Regulation: Exchanging experiences and practical pointers”, AIJA Double Winter Seminar, January 22, 2018, Valbella;
  • Speaker on “The Representative of the community of heirs under art. 602 para 3 of the Swiss Civil Code”, Seminar of the Société Romande des Avocats Spécialistes en Succession, November 22, 2014, Yverdon-les-Bains;
  • Speaker and panelist at Session on "Marital property regimes and prenuptial agreements - beware before you move!", German-Anglophone Judicial Conference 2012, September 7, 2012, Thun;
  • Art et techniques de médiation, Ecole Supérieure de la Magistrature d'Alger, February 22, 2011, Alger;
  • L'expérience suisse en matière de médiation, Assises Nationales des Médiateurs Judiciaires d'Algérie, February 21, 2011, Alger.
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