Ms Ludivine Boisard > Pestalozzi > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Financial services / Real estate / Corporate M&A


Member of the Financial Services, the Real Estate & Environment and the Corporate/M&A groups in Geneva. Practice covers all types of domestic and cross-border banking transactions, with an emphasis on financing transactions. Advises clients on financial services regulations, including regulatory and contractual issues relating to the establishment and the business of banks, securities dealers, asset managers and exchanges.                                   


Junior associate at Swiss law firm (2003). University of Geneva (lic. iur., 2003). New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2006). Bar Admission (2006). Bar admission: New York (USA, 2007). Associate at major Swiss law firm (2007). Associate at Pestalozzi (2014). Partner at Pestalozzi (2017).


French, English and German.


Swiss Bar Association, Zurich Bar Association.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Pestalozzi’s Geneva office has a strong reputation for advice regarding regulatory matters, financial transactions and M&A transactions as well as representation in litigation and arbitration proceedings including white-collar crime cases. Christophe Emonet and Nicolas Herren are the key contacts for dispute resolution. Sébastien Roy, Ludivine Boisard and Jean-Baptiste Lhôte are the key practitioners handling a broad variety of banking and finance as well as M&A transactions.

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Geneva

Pestalozzi advises a broad array of national and international banks and financial institutions, including securities firms, exchanges and asset managers, on the full range of contentious and non-contentious matters. Specialisms of the ‘superb team‘ team, headed by the ‘highly experiencedChristophe Emonet and Sébastien Roy, are finance matters, including commodities trade financings, mezzanine financings, project finance agreements and syndicated loans, as well as digital regulatory matters, financial restructurings, investigations and regulatory enforcement. Nicolas Herren, Ludivine Boisard and Christophe Berclaz round off the team with expertise in contractual and regulatory banking disputes, financing transactions and white-collar crime disputes.