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Jacques Bonvin


Jacques Bonvin's practice focuses on international and domestic transactions (M&A, corporate finance, private equity and venture capital) and general corporate/commercial law (corporate governance, shareholders agreement, joint ventures, restructuring, etc.). He has extensive experience and regularly advises listed and non-listed companies in transactions in numerous industries and sectors. He often acts as lead negotiator and has experience negotiating deals on all continents.

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Partner, Tavernier Tschanz, Geneva (since 2000)

Associate, Tavernier Tschanz, Geneva (1998-1999)

Herbert Smith, London (1993)

Slaughter & May, London (1992-1993)

Monckton Chamber (then Four Raymond Buildings), Gray’s Inn, London (1992)

Other positions held

General Counsel, Solar Impulse (2004-Present)

Advisor to Team Principal and Legal Counsel, Artemis Racing (2010-Present)

Lecturer, EPFL-HEC Management of Technology (MoT) Executive MBA (2010-2017)

Bar admission

Geneva Bar (1992) – admitted to all Swiss courts


Geneva Bar Exam, ranked 1st (1992)

Master of Law, University of Geneva, with honors (1989)


French, English, German


Jacques Bonvin is experienced advising clients on M&A deals and corporate finance Chambers (Corporate/M&A), 2019

"Excellent" Leaders League (Corporate/M&A), 2019

M&A Lawyer of the Year ACQ Global Award (Corporate/M&A), 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019

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