3rd September 1960


Education and Professional Experience
Master of Laws, Geneva University (1983); Admitted to Geneva Bar (1986); training course: Etude Oltramare, Hochstaetter, Eardley, Reiser (1984-1986); Bonard & Rivara, partner (1986 – 1997); Etude Bonard (1997-2001); Torello Bonard & Zwahlen, partner (2001-2012), BAZ Legal, partner (since July 2012)
Deputy Judge at the Administrative Court, République et canton de Genève (since 1990); member of the Tax claims commission, Municipality of Geneva (1989-1993).
Investigating Judge (Captain) at the Military Tribunal I (1995-2005).
Former judge at the Court of appeals of the Swiss Football League.

Areas of Expertise
Legal advice to Private Individuals: inheritance and estate planning, law of individuals and family law;
Real estate and Construction Law: tenancy and Lease, contractors and architects, real estate transactions and financing, renovation, permits.
Legal Advice and Representation in Business Law: contracts and commercial law, company law, securities, debt recovery and insolvency;
Legal Advice and Representation in Administrative Proceedings: general administrative law, construction law, planning and urbanization, Swiss residence and negotiation of tax status.

French, English

Professional associations
Geneva Bar Association, Swiss Bar Association, Geneva Association of Business Law (AGDA)