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Nicolas Kuonen

Partner

Nicolas Kuonen acts as counsel before all Swiss Courts. His cases are related among others to, banking and asset management, distribution, license agreement, construction, employment and service agreements, debt and judgement enforcement, including asset recovery, bankruptcy and white collar crime. His industry experience includes among others trading, construction, private equity, luxury industry, bank and finance, broadcasting industry, and real estate.

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Experience

Partner, Tavernier Tschanz, Geneva (since 2015)

Professor at the University of Fribourg (Prof. tit. since 2019)

Lecturer at the University of Fribourg (2007-2018)

Senior Associate, Swiss law firm, Geneva (2011-2014)

Associate, Tavernier Tschanz (2010-2011)

Trainee, Swiss law firm, Geneva (2007-2009)

Bar admission

Geneva Bar (2009) – admitted to all Swiss courts

New York Bar (2007)

Education

PhD in Law, Fribourg, summa cum laude (2007)

LL.M., Yale Law School (New Haven CT, USA) (2006)

Master of Law, University of Fribourg, summa cum laude (2003)

Expertise
Languages

French, English, German (read and understood)

Deals and cases

Recently represented a maritime tonnage provider in over half bio debt enforcement proceedings in Switzerland

Representing a major insurance company in construction dispute relating to building of a company’s international HQ

Representing a French broadcasting company in debt enforcement proceedings relating to license fees

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Membership

Geneva and Swiss Bar Associations

New York State Bar Association

International Bar Association

DRI, For the Defense