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Bär & Karrer Ltd.

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Geneva, Lugano, Zug, Zurich

Aurélie Conrad Hari

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Bär & Karrer Ltd.

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Litigation | Financing | Banking & Insurance | Arbitration | Private Clients | Reorganization & Insolvency | Employment


Aurélie Conrad Hari leads the civil litigation practice at Bär & Karrer.

Aurélie Conrad Hari has a broad experience in handling complex multi-jurisdictional disputes in financial, banking and commercial disputes. She also specializes in private clients' assistance and representation in trust and estate matters.

Her practice encompasses shareholders' disputes, insolvency as well as asset recovery, with the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. She also frequently acts as counsel representing parties in commercial arbitration related to various industries, eg, sale, distribution, agency, construction (including power plant) and energy.

Aurélie Conrad Hari regularly publishes and speaks in her fields of specialization. She serves as president of the litigation commission of the International Association of Young Lawyers and leads the specialized forum on dispute resolution set up by the Geneva Bar Association in 2017.

Who's Who Legal lists her as a leading lawyer in asset recovery and as a future leader in arbitration. She is also recognized by Chambers and Partners, Leaders League, the Global Elite Private Client Directory as well as Citywealth where she was featured in the 2018 Future Leaders Top 100 and in the IFC Powerwomen Top 200.


  • Partner at Bär & Karrer (since 2017)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (since 2009)
  • Research and teaching assistant to Prof. Dr. Luc Thévenoz (since 2009)
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm (2008-2009)
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm (2006-2008)
  • Junior associate at a Swiss law Firm (2003-2005)


French, English


  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Geneva Bar Association (OdA)
  • AIJA
  • AGDA
  • President of the Litigation Commission of AIJA
  • Member of ASA Below 40
  • Moderator of the Specialized Forum on Dispute Resolution of the Geneva Bar Association


  • Admitted to the Geneva Bar (2005)
  • University of Kent (UK): Diploma in European legal Studies (2003)
  • University of Neuchâtel: lic. iur. (2003)


Dispute resolution: litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: litigation

Full-service firm Bär & Karrer Ltd. stands out for its 'in-depth know-how and pragmatic legal advice', as well as its 'experience in complex international cases and good relationships with other relevant entities'. The ten-partner team is best known for M&A, private client, intellectual property, IT litigation and white-collar criminal law matters. In a pending matter before the Swiss Supreme Court, Pierre-Yves Gunter and Aurélie Conrad Hari are instructed by Omea to enforce an award against the Republic of Equatorial Guinea in order to secure a payment of more than €95m, while Matthew T Reiter represented an industrial company in a successful appeal proceeding before the Zurich Superior Court concerning profit margins related to a share purchase agreement. 'Excellent outside-the-box thinkerAndreas Länzlinger acts for an insurance carrier as respondent to the insured in a proceeding regarding alleged claims under a professional indemnity insurance policy. Saverio Lembo is a key partner in Geneva.

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Private client

Within: Private client

Bär & Karrer Ltd. is 'one of the go-to firms in Switzerland' in this space, due to its 'personal commitment, top private client lawyers, strong technical skills and good client relationships' and it has 'an excellent and highly regarded practice'. With an office in every region, the multilingual team often acts as a coordinator in international matters for entrepreneurs, family offices and high-net-worth individuals. Practice head Tina Wüstemann, who 'is bursting with inspiring energy', is well known for handling estate and succession planning, as well as estate administration and contentious trust and estate matters. Clients also recommend 'thoughtful' partner Daniel Leu, 'up-and-coming' Geneva partner Aurélie Conrad Hari, 'experienced and solution-orientedDaniel Bader and 'great notaryMassimo Vanotti.

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