Who's Who Legal

“He is the first port of call for asset recovery matters”

Who's Who Legal

“He is a trusted advisor and has a brilliant work ethic”

Chambers Global

“He has tremendous court and negotiation strategy experience.”

Chambers Europe

“quick comprehension of a case, synthetic approach to strategy and granular knowledge of jurisprudence”

Chambers Europe

“fantastic communicator”

Vincent Jeanneret is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution Group in Geneva, where he also heads the Restructuring and Insolvency team. He was also the firm's MP from 2009 to 2014.

Experience

  • Vincent specializes in commercial and banking litigation with a focus on complex, international cases. He has been recognized as one few specialists who deals with major insolvency cases both at a Swiss and international level
  • He is regularly appointed by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) either as receiver or liquidator
  • He is frequently retained as counsel in connection with white-collar crime cases at the federal or state level, as well as with international legal assistance

Career

Professional Experience
2009-2014
Managing Partner of Schellenberg Wittmer
1996
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
Education and Admission
1989
Bar Admission in Switzerland
1985
lic. oec., University of Geneva
1982
lic. iur., University of Geneva
Additional Professional Activities
  • Publications in the fields of insolvency law and criminal law
  • He has also been an active member of the AIJA (president of its Insolvency Commission) and is a member of the Fédération Suisse des Avocats and of the Association Genevoise du Droit des Affaires, where he was a board member and treasurer (1996-2002), as well as the former chairman of the Société Genevoise de Droit et de Législation
  • Vincent was also appointed to the Management Board of the "Ecole de l'Avocature"
  • Member of the board of the Geneva Bar Association (2003 - 2009)
 

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