Philippe Amsler

Philippe Amsler

Bar admission


Professional experience

Mentha, Geneva (since 1991)
Lecturer (banking law) at the Geneva High School of Management (2007-2012)
Lombard Odier & Cie, Bankers, Geneva, Legal staff (also attending several commissions of the Swiss Bankers Association) (1985-1989)
Pestalozzi Lachenal & Patry (formerly Patry Junet & Simon), Geneva (1980-1984)
Credit Suisse, Head Office, Zürich, Legal staff (1974-1976)
District Courts of Morges and Aigle, Substitute Clerk (1972-1973)

Practice areas

Banking Law, Commercial and Corporate Law, Trusts and Estates, Mutual Funds Law, Environmental Law


Ph.D (Dr. iur.), University of Lausanne, Switzerland (1979)
Law Degree, University of Lausanne (1973)

Other activities

Chairman of Foundation Nordesta, Reafforestation & Education (since 2008)
Member of the Supervisory Board of the Swiss Banks' Code of Conduct (since 2010)


French, German, English


Geneva and Swiss Bar Associations
International Bar Association
Geneva Association of Business Law (former Board Member)
Geneva Law and Legislation Society
Swiss Association for Environmental Law

Publications and Conferences

Donation à cause de mort et désignation du bénéficiaire d'une assurance de personnes, Staempfli, Berne, 1979