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BianchiSchwald LLC

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Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich

Jean-Marc Carnicé

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BianchiSchwald LLC

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Dispute Resolution, International Assistance and White Collar Crime, Private Banking, Criminal Law.


Jean-Marc Carnicé is one of the Founding Partners of BianchiSchwald LLC (formerly BCCC LLC). He leads the business crime team and heads the dispute resolution practice group of the firm. He is widely recognized for his outstanding expertise in white collar crimes as well as international assistance in criminal matters, commercial and banking litigation.hz


  • Since 2017: Founding Partner of BianchiSchwald
  • Since 2017: Lecturer at the "Ecole d'Avocature", University of Geneva
  • 2014-2016: Chairman of the Geneva Bar Association
  • Since 2014: Member of the Board of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services (CCIG)
  • 2011-2013: Lecturer at the "Ecole d'Avocature", University of Geneva
  • 2001-2016: Founding Partner of BCCC
  • 1996-2001: Associate at Bonnant, Warluzel & Partners, Geneva
  • 1996: Admitted to the New York Bar
  • 1996: LL.M. International legal studies, New York University


French, English, Spanish, Italian.


  • Geneva Bar Association
  • Criminal law commission
  • Continuous education commission
  • Member of the Board of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services (CCIG)
  • International Association of Criminal Law
  • Swiss branch of the International Commission of Jurists
  • Swiss criminal law society
  • Schweizerischer Juristenverein
  • Geneva law and legislation society
  • Geneva business association


  • 1994: Admitted to the Geneva Bar, authorized to practice as an attorney-at-law all over Switzerland
  • 1992: Bachelor's Law degree, University of Geneva


Dispute resolution: litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: litigation

BianchiSchwald LLC's 'outstanding litigation team' comprises 'very hands-on and pragmatic practitioners', who 'speak the same language as entrepreneurs' and 'understand the importance of pro-active, sound and thoughtful legal advice'. A major strength is the handling of domestic and international white-collar crime matters for banking and asset management firms, in addition to employment, real estate and corporate litigation. 'Sharp legal mind' and 'always available' managing associate Cyrill Süess, who is recommended as an 'expert in civil proceedings', represented a Swiss abbey in the re-negotiation of contracts with a local cable car company and in opposing the cable car company's plans to merge with a third party; the matter was settled outside of court. The 'outstanding' Christoph Gasser successfully acted for Navita Schweiz as defendant in a trade mark dispute initiated by its former suppliers Reico Vital Systeme. At associate level, 'knowledgeable and skilled negotiator' Adrian Trutmann and 'customer-focused' Philippe Boss are recommended. White-collar criminal law specialist Jean-Marc Carnicé heads the practice.

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