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Bar Admission: Switzerland 1989
Office: Geneva
Languages: French, English, German

Contact

Prof. Dr. Bénédict Foëx
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes / P.O. Box 2088
1211 Geneva 1 / Switzerland

T +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

Prof. Dr. Bénédict Foëx

Of Counsel

Contact

Prof. Dr. Bénédict Foëx
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes / P.O. Box 2088
1211 Geneva 1 / Switzerland

T +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

Bénédict Foëx is Of Counsel in Schellenberg Wittmer's Banking and Finance Group in Geneva. His main areas of practice include secured transactions, real estate and property law, in which fields he regularly advises and renders legal opinions to clients.

Bénédict Foëx has published extensively in the areas of property law and secured transactions as well as on banking and insolvency issues.

He is a professor at the University of Geneva Faculty of Law where he teaches property law and secured transactions. Bénédict Foëx graduated from the University of Geneva (first degree in 1980, diploma of advanced studies in law in 1984, doctorate in law in 1986) and was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 1989. He subsequently became a Visiting Scholar at Duke University School of Law and worked as an associate and as a partner with Geneva law firms before joining Schellenberg Wittmer as Of Counsel.

Recognitions

  • President, Geneva Bar exam comission
  • Swiss delegate to Uncitral Working Group VI on Security Interests
  • Former President, Swiss Society of Jurists

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