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Christophe Levet, Avocat (Senior Associate)
Christophe specialises in all areas of dispute resolution with particular emphasis on company, commercial and private client disputes.
Christophe has a contentious and non-contentious practice. He conducts litigation and arbitration proceedings before the Swiss courts and arbitral forums with particular emphasis on company, commercial and private client disputes.
He also advises entrepreneurs, families and sports individuals on cross-border private client, commercial (notably Swiss real estate transactions) and sports matters. He frequently works with clients who are living in, or looking to relocate to, Switzerland.
Christophe is fluent in French, German and English.
Christophe is admitted to practise in Switzerland and holds a CAS in arbitration from the Swiss Arbitration Academy.
ODA (Geneva Bar association)
FSA (Swiss Bar Association)
ASA (Swiss Arbitration Association)
ASDS (Swiss Association of Sports Law)
Representing an Italian sportswear company in Swiss arbitration proceedings in relation to the termination of a partnership agreement with a Formula 1 team.
Advising multiple shareholders in the sale (share deal) of a former military bunker in Switzerland operating as a datacentre to a foreign shareholder.
Defending the interests of an heir in a high value multi-jurisdictional estate, through her guardian, against her co-heirs (both contentious and non-contentious).
Assisting a Swiss asset management company in the termination process of its relationship with a founder-shareholder-employee.
Representing a company in Swiss arbitration proceedings against a Swiss IT company in relation to software development contracts.
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Performance of contractual duties under Swiss law and COVID-19 health crisis
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Modernisation of Swiss inheritance law: greater freedom for the testator
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Charles Russell Speechlys SA appointed as Swiss national reporter at the AIJA 2017 Congress held in Tokyo
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