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Clara Poglia, MAS in Criminology


Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes

P.O. Box 2088

1211 Geneva 1

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

French, Italian, English, German

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

Clara Poglia is a Partner in our Dispute Resolution Group in Geneva.

Practice Areas / Sectors and Industries

Expertise and 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


Professional Experience
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
Senior Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Law Clerk at the Swiss Federal Criminal Tribunal
Associate in a law firm in Geneva
Trainee Lawyer in a law firm in Geneva

Education and Admission
Bar Admission in Switzerland
Post-graduate diploma in criminology, University of Lausanne
lic. iur., University of Geneva

Additional Professional Activities


  • LMG Expert Guides: Rising Star (White Collar Crime) 2018/2019
  • GIR 100 Women in Investigation 2018
  • Future leader in Investigation in Who's Who Legal 2019 guides
  • Legal 500 Dispute Resolution: Litigation