Of Counsel
Jean-Bernard Schmid

Jean-Bernard has gained a strong professional expertise as a trial lawyer before being elected to the judiciary of Geneva as investigating magistrate and public prosecutor specialized in financial crime, asset recovery and mutual legal assistance.

He spoke regularly in conferences and workshops notably for the OECD, the UNODC and the World Bank / StAR Initiative.

In 2018, he went back to private practice, keeping an elected function as substitute judge at the Penal Court of Geneva.


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Something you should know


  • Business litigation


  • University of Geneva (Lic.iur.)


  • French
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish


  • Responsible Art Market (RAM) Initiative
  • PAZ Consultants SA
  • Financial Transparency Advisors (FTA) GmbH


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