Jean de SaugyPartner

Languages

  • French, English

Main fields of activity

  • Commercial law - transfer of assets
  • International arbitration
  • Contract law
  • Banking law
  • Bankruptcy law
  • Trusts and Charities
  • Inheritance law
  • Recognition and enforcement of foreign orders and judgments
  • International judicial assistance in civil matters

Memberships

  • Geneva Bar Association
  • Swiss Lawyers' Federation
  • Geneva Association of Business Law
  • Swiss Lawyer's Society
  • Swiss Arbitration Association
  • International Union of Lawyers (Union Internationale des Avocats)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitration, London
  • Institute of Energy, London
  • Consultant with CEELI

Education

  • Law Degree at the University of Geneva (1973)
  • Diploma “Etudes juridiques supérieures” ( 1974)
  • Bar Exam, Geneva (1976)

Professional experience

  • Partner of the Firm BRS Avocats, of which he was one of the three founders in 1985
  • Associate of the Firm PONCET, TURRETTINI, AMAUDRUZ & NEYROUD (1977 – 1985)

publications

  • International Trust and Divorce Litigation ( October 2013)
  • AIJA Various National Reports on International Commercial Arbitration
  • Droit bancaire et responsabilité du banquier, in L'expert comptable suisse, 3/03
  • Swiss National Reports for the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) (New-York 1981, Luxembourg 1983, The Hague 1985 )