Lezgin Polater > Archipel > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

11 ruelle du Couchant
1207 Geneva

Work Department

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Search and recovery of assets
  • Business and Financial Crime
  • Labour and Immigration Law
  • Cross-border investment 




Lezgin specializes in domestic and international commercial litigation and business crime matters. He also specializes in labor law and act as a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs and investors.

Lezgin assists corporate and private clients in cross-border enforcement proceedings and white-collar crime matters. He is experienced in asset tracing and recovery, especially in obtaining freeze order, attachment of assets and enforcement of foreign judgements.

In addition, he assists private clients as a trusted advisor, particularly from the Middle East, in their Swiss or global investment projects.

Lezgin also has strong experience in labor litigation and advises companies, in particular in connection with private placements and the leasing of services, the establishment of companies or employees in Switzerland and the handling of the international components of various employment contracts. In addition, he acts as a court registrar at the Geneva Labor Court.


French, English, Turkish


  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Geneva Bar Association
  • Groupement des Jeunes Dirigeants d’Entreprises
  • Association CODE_IA


Lezgin is a graduate of the Universities of Lausanne and Geneva as well as of the Humboldt University of Berlin.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation

Archipel‘s team, which is praised for its ‘practical and creative approach’, is active in a range of cross-border cases for Swiss and international clients. The department has a focus on white-collar crime mandates, enforcement matters and asset recovery issues. Guillaume Tattevin, Lezgin Polater and Laurence Ponty co-lead the team.