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Jacques Bonvin

Partner

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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Experience

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

Education

Geneva Bar Exam, ranked 1st (1992)

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

Languages

French, English, German

Ratings

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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