Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

Christian Girod

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Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation; Banking Litigation; Estate and Trust Disputes.


University of Geneva, Law degree (1982). Swiss bar (1985). Harvard Law School, Master of Laws (1986). Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) (2006). Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law (2012). Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer (1986), Partner (1994).

Professional Memberships

Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law, Trust and Estate Practitioner (STEP); member of professional associations, such as: Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) and the Société Romande des Avocats Spécialistes en Droit des Successions.


Letters rogatory as a proper means for the heir in a foreign succession to obtain information about bank accounts of the deceased with Swiss banks.


Languages: French, English, German.