Legal 500

“Charles Goumaz is known to be an excellent strategist and white-collar crime litigator”

Legal 500

“His name appears at the forefront of business criminal defence”

Legal 500

“He is regarded as one of the most insightful and talented white-collar crime litigators of his generation”

Legal 500

“He is very dedicated and provides outstanding services to his clients”

Charles Goumaz is a Senior Associate in our Dispute Resolution Group in Geneva. His areas of practice are litigation, business crime, international mutual legal assistance (including extradition), asset tracing and recovery, corporate and banking investigations as well as compliance.


  • Charles Goumaz provides legal and strategic representation to high-profile individuals, corporate clients and financial institutions in complex white-collar crime cases involving corruption, money laundering, fraud and cybercrime
  • He is frequently involved in complex litigation with multi-jurisdictional aspects and he has experience in crisis management and reputation protection
  • His practice also focuses on anti-money laundering enforcement proceedings before regulatory authorities


Professional Experience
Senior Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Trainee Lawyer at Schellenberg Wittmer
Education and Admission
Bar Admission in Switzerland
Certificate of Advanced Studies in legal professions, University of Geneva
Master of Law, University of Fribourg and University Pontificia Comillas of Madrid
Bachelor of Law, University of Fribourg
Additional Professional Activities
  • Member of the Geneva Bar Association (OdA), of the Association Genevoise de Droit des Affaires (AGDA) and of the International Bar Association (IBA)

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