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Attorneys-Lawyers:

> Maurice CHOQUARD

 

BÖHM & COLLEGEN:

> Bertram BÖHM

> Sabine HUBER

Patent Agent:

> Udo RICHTER

 

Support Staff:

> Ueli BUCHELI

> Larissa FREI

> Emanuel HALLER

 

     Maurice P. CHOQUARD

(Born in Québec 1951) is the founder of the firm (2000), Swiss & Canadian citizen, attorney at law / lawyer / solicitor, admitted to the Bar in SWITZERLAND since 1977 (registered in ZH, practicing also in GE, SZ, ZG) and in CALIFORNIA since 1980.

Education:  1977 J.D. University of Geneva, Switzerland; 1979 LL.M. (International Business Transactions) University of California, Berkeley, CA., U.S.A.; 1980 Bar examination of the State of California, U.S.A.

Professional experience:  Thirty years (since 1980) of practice as In-house Counsel (BBC BROWN BOVERI) / General Counsel (KUEHNE & NAGEL Group), as well as independent lawyer (Geneva, San Francisco, Zurich).



Areas of Practice:  Arbitration, Banking, Conflict of Laws, Contracts, Corporations, Foundations & Trusts, Fiduciary Operations, Inheritance, Swiss & International Judicial Assistance, Commercial Matters and Transactions (USA-CH; France-CH), M & A, Real Estate Transactions, Strategic Planning of New Business.

 

Profile:  Maurice is a former General Counsel, a generalist in the fields of Swiss & International Commercial Transactions, an individuals’ personal legal advisor, an entrepreneurs’ Family Office Legal Manager, as well as a legal entities’ External In-House Counsel. Personal strengths are Contract Negotiations, the Strategic Planning of New Business and International Arbitration.
See factual description (samples of cases) of practice in Maurice’s Curriculum Vitae.

Languages:  French, English, German.

Memberships:   CH: Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Geneva Bar Association, Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), Association Genevoise du Droit des Affaires, WIPO Arbitration & Mediation Center, Europa Institut Zurich (EIZ), Zurcherischer Juristenverein, Association for the Application and Promotion of Electronic Technologies (APTE)   USA: State Bar of California, American Bar Association (ABA) Vice-Chair to the Transnational Legal Practice Committee of the ABA Section of International Law (ABA International) Aug. 2010-2011   GLOBAL: International Bar Association (IBA), International Association Boalt Alumni (IABA), British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce (BSCC), Canadian-Swiss Chamber of Commerce, Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce (SACC), Cercle d’Affaires Franco-Suisse.

 

 

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