The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Python

RUE CHARLES-BONNET 2, 1206 GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 22 702 15 15
Fax:
Fax +41 22 702 14 14
Email:
Web:
www.pplex.ch
Bern, Brussels, Geneva, Lausanne, Sion, Tehran and 2 more

Christophe de Kalbermatten

Tel:
Work +41 22 702 15 15
Email:
Python

Position

Parner specializing in: * Corporate * Mergers and Acquisitions * Contracts * Venture Capital * Banking and Finance * Real Estate, Construction and Environment * Commercial Litigation * Competition Law.

Career

* Attorney with Jones Day Reavis & Pogue, Geneva (1998-2001) * Attorney with Jones Day Reavis & Pogue, Cleveland, USA (1995-1998) * Attorney with Hayman & Baldi, Zurich (1993-1994) * Trainee with Dallèves & Allet, Sion (1990-1992).

Languages

* French * English * German.

Member

* Swiss Notary Public Association * American and New York State Bar Associations.

Education

* Geneva Bar (2000) * New York Bar (1996) * Ohio Bar (1996) * Zurich Bar (1993) * Valais Bar, also admitted as a Notary Public (1992) * New-York University (M.C.J., 1995) * Heidelberg University (LL.M., 1991) * University of Geneva (Licence en droit, 1989).


Switzerland

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

The four-partner practice at Python handles corporate advice, reorganisation and transaction matters for domestic and international clients in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Marc IynedjianChristophe de KalbermattenThomas Steinmann and Benjamin Humm are the key contacts.

[back to top]

Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Python covers banking, corporate, real estate, tax and private client work. Nicolas de Gottrau, Marc IynedjianChristophe de KalbermattenHomayoon Arfazadeh and Etienne von Streng are the names to note.

[back to top]

Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Mainly active in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, the real estate department at Python is considered to be 'very professional, client focused and reliable'. Key areas of expertise include residential and commercial transactions, construction projects, permit procedures and environmental issues, as well as financing, leasing, contractual and contentious matters. Marc Iynedjian, who 'has the capacity to translate the clients' need into contracts', advised Angelo Gordon and Westcore on the sale of an industrial building in Zurich to Akara Funds, and also assisted Realstone with the $130m share-deal purchase of an office building in Geneva. Clients also recommend the 'responsive and thoroughOlivier Klunge and Christophe de Kalbermatten.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments in Switzerland

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to