Mr Paul Gully-Hart > Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes
P.O. Box 2088
1211 Geneva 1
Switzerland

Work Department

Geneva / Litigation / White-Collar Crime and Compliance / Internal Corporate Investigations

Position

Paul Gully-Hart is Of Counsel in Schellenberg Wittmer’s Dispute Resolution Group in Geneva, where he heads the White-Collar Crime and Compliance Group. He has developed a strong practice in complex litigation that frequently involves an international component and multi-jurisdictional aspects. He has specialized in regulatory and compliance issues, asset-tracing, business crime defense work, and international mutual assistance in criminal and regulatory matters. Paul Gully-Hart is active in banking and commercial disputes and involved in major litigation. He is familiar with common law and often requested to advise on multi-jurisdictional disputes.

Career

2000 – Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer

1980 – Associate & Partner at Poncet Turrettini Amaudruz Neyroud & Partners

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships

  • Former chairman of the Business Crime Committee of the International Bar Association, where he continues to be active, AIDP. ECBA

Education

1978 – Bar Admission in Switzerland

1977 – lic. iur., University of Geneva

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd is particularly well known for its activities in all forms of dispute resolution, encompassing international arbitration and litigation as well as white-collar crime cases and investigations, as well as its banking and finance practice, with further strength in the real estate and construction sector. Key contacts for dispute resolution are Philippe Bärtsch, Louis Burrus, Benjamin Borsodi and Paul Gully-Hart while Caroline Clemetson, Tarek Houdrouge and Grégoire Wuest are the key figures for banking and finance advice. Real estate and construction specialist Yves Jeanrenaud and corporate and M&A-focused Christoph Vonlanthen are also noted.

Switzerland > Regulatory, compliance and investigations

Clients praise Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd for its ‘ability to engage constructively with the Swiss prosecutors.’ The firm fields a sizeable team of lawyers specialising in internal investigations, white-collar crime and related litigation. It works closely with the tax, M&A, competition and banking & finance practice groups to cover topics such as bribery and corruption; fraud and violation of tax, banking and capital market rules; and sanction violations. The ‘formidable’ Benjamin Borsodi and white-collar crime expert Peter Burckhardt jointly head up the group. Other notable team members include litigator Louis Burrus and of counsel Paul Gully-Hart.