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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)

Associate, Herbert Smith, London (1993)

Associate, Slaughter & May, London (1992-1993)

Associate, 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 recognised for his work on M&A transactions and venture capital matters. Chambers (Global), 2022

Jacques Bonvin is recognised for M&A transactions and venture capital matters. He is "very smart" and "a very good technician." Chambers (Corporate/M&A), 2021

"Excellent Highly Recommended" Leaders League (Corporate/M&A), 2019-2022

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