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With offices in Geneva and Zurich, Charles Russell Speechlys provides a unique offering for domestic and foreign clients of integrated national and international legal advice in one of the world's premier centres for private wealth management.

In addition to Swiss law, English law, UK and international tax advice, our legal team has broad experience in multi-jurisdictional matters. Able to approach both common law and civil law issues from a practical perspective, our particular strength is that we are able to offer individuals, family offices, private banks, fiduciaries and financial institutions an integrated private client and commercial service to assist in the international structuring and protection of their wealth. We also offer corporate transactional advice as well as legal counsel on commercial, trade, shipping, insurance matters and the resolution of disputes.

As a significant adviser to the international wealth management and financial services communities, we offer a unique dimension to clients and intermediaries. Through our network, we are one of the few law firms able to provide integrated tax, regulatory, funds, dispute resolution and commercial advice with a full private client offering across Europe's leading centres for financial services and wealth management - London, Luxembourg, Paris and Switzerland – as well as in the Middle East.

How to find us

By air

Geneva airport is served by many airlines (including EasyJet, British Airways and Swiss International Air Lines from the UK) from many cities worldwide. From the UK, the flight takes about 1 hour 30 mins. Geneva is 1hour ahead of GMT.

By road

Once on A40, take the A411 exit on the left towards Gaillard/GenèveVallard. Enter Switzerland. A411 turns slightly left and becomes Route Blanche. Continue onto Route de Malignou and follow signs “Genève Centre/Lac”.

Continue onto Rue Ferdinand-Hodler, turn right onto Boulevard Helvétique and right again onto Quai Général-Guisan. Continue towards Pont du Mont-Blanc.

Enter Parking du MontBlanc on your right just before Pont du Mont-Blanc. Then walk to Charles Russell Speechlys’s office (follow instructions under “on foot”).

By train from the airport and on foot

The airport station (Cointrin) is 300 metres from departure/arrivals. Trains run every 10-20 minutes to the central train station (Cornavin) and the journey takes about 5 minutes.

A free ticket, allowing free travel within Geneva for 90 minutes (including boarding the train between the airport station and Cornavin), is available from machines in the baggage reclaim hall just next to the entrances to Customs.

The office is a 15 minute walk from Cornavin station, following the route below:

  • Walk to the front of the station and walk all the way down rue du Mont-Blanc.
  • Cross the Mont-Blanc Bridge
  • At the end of the bridge, continue walking down to Place Longemalle
  • Turn left on to rue du Rhone
  • Rue du Prince is the third street on your right and the office is as the end of the street
By taxi (from the airport)

The journey should take about 15-20 minutes (longer during rush hour) and cost about CHF 35-40.

Leaving the arrival hall, follow the signs for the taxi rank.

Main taxi Numbers:

  • Taxi Phone Geneva: +41 (0)22 33 141 33
  • Taxi 202: +41 (0)22 32 022 02
By bus (from the airport)

The no. 10 bus runs every 10 minutes to the city centre. The journey takes 20-30 minutes and costs CHF 3.50 (vending machines at bus stops do not have change) if you did not get the free travel ticket.

Get off at “Rive” bus stop. Walk west along rue de Rive; rue du Prince is the third street on your right and the office is at the beginning of the street. Note that is you are staying in Geneva your hotel will provide a free bus pass valid for the duration of your stay.