Patrick Malek-Asghar

Patrick Malek-Asghar

Bar admission


Professional experience

Mentha, Geneva (since 1998)
Mayor, Member of the executive board of the city of Versoix (State of Geneva) (since 2003)
Poncet, Turrettini, Amaudruz & Neyroud (1987-1994)
Law firm Malek-Asghar (1994-1998)
Geneva Civil Court, Deputy Judge (since 1993)
University of Geneva School of Law, Research and Teaching Fellow (1993-1999)

Practice areas

Financial Institution Law, Commercial contracts, Company law, Commercial dispute resolution, Work permits, International legal assistance, Business crimes, Environmental law


Law Degree, University of Geneva (1986)
Degree in Economics, University of Geneva (1988)
LLM, Banking Law, (Outstanding Graduate Banking Law Student Prize)
Boston University School of Law, USA (1991)
Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures en Droit, University of Geneva (1997)
Prix Arditi, University of Geneva (1999)


French, German, English


Geneva and Swiss Bar Associations
Fédération suisse des avocats
Association Genevoise de Droit des Affaires
Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA)
Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA)

Publications and Conferences

Prestations de services transfrontaliers, co-auteur, in: L'essentiel du Droit, Weka SA, Zürich, décembre 2002 Révision bancaire, Le Tribunal fédéral restreint l'application du droit pénal ordinaire, co-auteur, in: L'Expert-comptable suisse, Zürich, 12/2000