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Bruno W Boesch

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Private Client, Litigation, Art Law, Charity & Social enterprise


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Bruno Boesch spent his first fifteen years on corporate transactions and finance. He then acted as counsel and arbitrator in a wide range of international commercial and investment disputes, alongside a growing wealth management and estate planning practice, with a strong component of cultural goods issues. He has been ranked steadily as a leader in these fields of practice. Having resigned as a partner, Bruno remains of counsel to the firm, focusing on a handful of private clients and their families, art collections and philanthropic ventures, while also exploring, writing and speaking on issues relating to the art world and cultural property preservation. Bruno sits on various boards of trustees and foundations.


Bruno speaks French, English, German and Swedish.


Bruno is a member of the Geneva Bar Association and the Swiss Bar Association, the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, and the Art-Law Centre of Geneva University. He is the editor of The Art Collecting Legal Handbook, Thomson Reuters, 2013. And the author of a novel, Le Cardinal Epinglé, published in 1998.


Bruno holds a law degree from the University of Geneva and took an MCJ at New York University and worked with a Wall Street law firm.

Foreign firms : European firms in London


Within: Switzerland

Froriep acts for a wide range of City-based clients, many of whom are US and UK law firms. The London team focuses on corporate and M&A matters, banking and finance, and regulatory work; and it has longstanding relationships with Credit Suisse, BNY Mellon, Lloyds and HSBC. Dunja Koch is a highly regarded corporate and finance lawyer, who led the advice to BNP Paribas, and a group of 23 international banks, on a high-value, reserve-based lending facility that was entered into with Lundin Petroleum. Of counsel Bruno Boesch is a former partner who is recommended for private client work and art law; and Jérôme Pidoux is a key senior associate whose practice focuses on banking, finance and regulatory matters, as well as corporate and commercial transactions.

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