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PERREARD DE BOCCARD | International Lawfirm Geneva

PERREARD DE BOCCARD | Internaltional Lawfirm Geneva & Zurich

PERREARD DE BOCCARD | International Lawfirm Geneva & Zurich

PERREARD DE BOCCARD | International Lawfirm Geneva

Founded in 1912, the law firm of Perréard de Boccard is amongst the oldest in Geneva. The experience Perréard de Boccard has acquired in a very wide range of legal fields for almost a hundred years is now employed each day for the benefit of its clients.

Established by Marc Peter, historian, lawyer and former Swiss ambassador to the United States, the firm was soon joined by François Perréard, the then Deputy Attorney General of the Confederation, member of the Swiss Parliament and the Swiss Senate, and later by his son, Georges F. Perréard. Today, Perréard de Boccard consists of 15 lawyers who prioritize a personalized service paying very special attention to each of its clients.

Perréard de Boccard is also a member of “The Interlex Group”, an international network of law firms which is present in over 60 countries.

PARTNERS & LAWYERS

Laurent Panchaud

Laurent PANCHAUD
Partner (of counsel)

panchaud@pblex.ch
+41(0)58.851.00.04

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Alessandro DE LUCIA

Alessandro DE LUCIA
Partner

delucia@pblex.ch
+41(0)58.851.00.03

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Bénédict Boissonnas

Bénédict BOISSONNAS
Associate

boissonnas@pblex.ch
+41(0)58.851.00.04

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Aurélie Azra

Aurélie AZRA
Associate

azra@pblex.ch
+41(0)58.851.00.05

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Nathalei Dal Busco

Nathalie VON GUNTEN-DAL BUSCO
Associate

dalbusco@pblex.ch
+41(0)58.851.00.03

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Stéphanie MOUTIEZ-NARGI
Compliance

moutiez-nargi@pblex.ch
+41(0)58.851.00.34

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PRACTICES AREAS

Perréard de Boccard has particular expertise in the following areas of practice :

Corporate and commercial law

Perréard de Boccard offers specialized advice in corporate and commercial national and cross-border law, including commodity trading.

It also delivers legal opinions and consultation on the rights and duties of corporate directors and managers. Finally, it also provides assistance on any issues related to shareholders’ rights.

Philippe de Boccard

Antoine Kohler

Laurent Panchaud

Sébastien Desfayes

Lucien Feniello

Banking law and capital markets

Advice on banking and capital markets law is one of Perréard de Boccard’s major activities. It provides assistance to banks and finance companies on any regulatory issues related to application for FINMA authorization and compliance with FINMA’s supervision.

It advises individuals and companies on raising finance.

It assists companies on any regulatory issues related to securities listing, in particular IPOs, share capital increases, corporate governance and threshold notification.

Perréard de Boccard also provides assistance on bank disputes, in particular on matters related to liability within the framework of wealth management.

Philippe de Boccard

Antoine Kohler

Sébastien Desfayes

Lucien Feniello

Tax law

Perréard de Boccard offers expert advice on all aspects of tax planning under Swiss and international law, including incomes, inheritance, stamp duty, withholding tax, and all taxes for individuals and corporate entities.

Activities in this area include advice and negotiations for lump sum taxation for people wanting to live in Switzerland.

Philippe de Boccard

Antoine Kohler

Laurent Panchaud

Sébastien Desfayes

Real estate law and construction

Perréard de Boccard has considerable experience in all aspects of real estate and construction law, both as counsel or as litigator. Its clients receive answers to their questions from civil matters, in particular lease agreements or entrepreneurship agreement, to administrative law, in particular construction permits or spatial planning

Pascal Pétroz

Anne Sonnex Kyd

André Tombet

Trust foundation and estate planning

With its long experience in trusts and foundations, as well as in estate planning, both in civil and common law, Perréard de Boccard has developed a very diversified expertise in these areas.

Philippe de Boccard

Laurent Panchaud

André Tombet

Arbitration and litigation

An important part of Perréard de Boccard’s activities focuses on dispute resolution through negotiation, mediation, litigation and arbitration before the Geneva and Swiss Courts as well as international arbitration centers.

Perréard de Boccard’s expertise includes representation before any administrative, civil, commercial and criminal courts.

Arbitration :

Antoine Kohler

Laurent Panchaud

Lucien Feniello

Litigation :

Pascal Pétroz

Anne Sonnex Kyd

Sébastien Desfayes

Intellectual, industrial and artistic property

Perréard de Boccard provides services to its clients on patents, trademarks, copyrights, software and intangible assets issues. In particular, in the areas of new technologies, its lawyers undertake all the steps needed for company incorporation and the preparation of legal documents and strategies, while taking any related tax and business issues into consideration.

Antoine Kohler

André Tombet

Administrative law, residence and immigration

Perréard de Boccard has an outstanding tradition of assistance and counsel provided to individuals wishing to move to Switzerland or to leave for another country. Furthermore, the law firm provides assistance in administrative litigation.

As an additional benefit in such cases, it will provide its clients with advice regarding the relocation of their families and other aspects of their settlement.

Philippe de Boccard

Laurent Panchaud

Pascal Pétroz

Anne Sonnex Kyd

André Tombet

Commodities trading

For several years, Perréard de Boccard has provided services to companies and individuals in connection with legal issues relating to commodity trading. These services go from the incorporation of commodity trading companies in Switzerland (granting of work permits, tax status, etc.) to the drawing up of legal documents (financing agreements, joint venture agreements, etc) and representation before the courts and international arbitration tribunals.

Perréard de Boccard is also retained on a regular basis by foreign lawyers in connection with attachment proceedings relating to foreign arbitrations.

Laurent Panchaud

Family law, marriage, divorce and labor law

Family law, marriage, divorce

Perréard de Boccard specializes in family law where it has acquired a solid reputation. In particular, it assists and represents clients before the Civil Courts.

Anne Sonnex Kyd

Labor law

For several years, Perréard de Boccard has carried out important work for companies in labor law, in particular in preparing legal documents, collective lay-offs and wages policy

Perréard de Boccard also represents companies and executives before the labor courts.

Julien Liechti

PERREARD DE BOCCARD | Internaltional Lawfirm Geneva & Zurich

THE INTERLEX GROUP

PERREARD DE BOCCARD - Internaltional Lawfirm Geneva & Zurich

Interlex currently consists of 45 law firms, located in 151 cities in 60 countries. Thanks to its Interlex membership and outstanding relationship with the other members, Perréard de Boccard has direct and privileged access to first-class legal advice in the cities and countries where Interlex is present.

The Interlex Group

PERREARD DE BOCCARD – Internaltional Lawfirm Geneva & Zurich

CONTACT

GENEVA

PERRÉARD DE BOCCARD SA

BP 5710
29 RUE DE LA COULOUVRENIÈRE
1204 GENEVA
SWITZERLAND

T +41(0)58.851.00.00
F +41(0)58.851.00.49

ZÜRICH

PERRÉARD DE BOCCARD SA

UTOQUAI 37
80008 ZÜRICH
SWITZERLAND

T +41(0)58.851.00.00
F +41(0)58.851.00.49

PERREARD DE BOCCARD | Internaltional Lawfirm Geneva & Zurich