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Bar Admission: Switzerland 1980
Office: Geneva
Languages: French, English, German

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Bernard Vischer, LL.M.
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

Bernard Vischer, LL.M.

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Contact

Bernard Vischer, LL.M.
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

Bernard Vischer is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Geneva office, where he heads the Private Clients Group. He advises private clients in private banking matters, enterprise succession, trusts, and estate planning. He also has extensive practical experience in corporate and transactional matters, with a focus on the shipping and aviation industries.

Bernard Vischer graduated from the School of Law of the University of Geneva in 1978 before being admitted to the Swiss bar in 1980. He worked as a research and teaching assistant in the area of corporation and banking regulations at the University of Geneva from 1981 to 1983, when he obtained a Master of Laws from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1984 and became a partner in 1990. He was managing partner from 2002 to 2007.

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