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“client focused”

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“impressed sources applaud her significant expertise”

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“an exceptional lawyer”

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“combines the highest legal skills with true leadership”

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“expertise in complex multi-jurisdictional fraud cases”

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Clara Poglia
Geneva

Clara Poglia, MAS in Criminology

Partner

+41 22 707 8000

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Vanessa Mannisi

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Clara Poglia is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer’s Geneva office, where she co-heads the Dispute Resolution Group.

Experience

  • Representation of a company in a major Swiss investigation involving potential wrongdoing (allegations of corruption);
  • Representation of a corporation in criminal proceedings targeting a large Ponzi scheme and in related bankruptcy proceedings and assets recovery;
  • Representation of multiple individuals and corporations in large scale requests for mutual legal assistance in tax matters addressed to Switzerland by France, Spain and Netherland notably;
  • Representation of Brazilian individuals and companies in Swiss criminal proceedings related to the lava jato Brazilian scandal;
  • Representation and assistance to a former high ranking executive in proceedings conducted by a sports authority and authorities in Switzerland;
  • Representation of European corporations targeted by a request of mutual legal assistance in criminal matters addressed by the U.S. Department of Justice to Switzerland and representation of the same entities in the related Swiss domestic criminal proceedings

Career

Professional Experience
2019
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
2016
Senior Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
2014
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
2011
Law Clerk at the Swiss Federal Criminal Tribunal
2010
Associate in a law firm in Geneva
2007
Trainee Lawyer in a law firm in Geneva
Education and Admission
2010
Bar Admission in Switzerland
2006
Postgraduate degree in criminology, University of Lausanne
2004
lic. iur., University of Geneva
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