Ivan Paparelli

Ivan Paparelli

lic. iur., Attorney at Law, Partner


Via Canova 15
CH-6901 Lugano

Tel +41 58 200 31 00

Fax +41 58 200 31 11


Deborah Schauer


Ivan Paparelli has for over 20 years provided legal counsel and representation in the areas of civil law (banking, commercial, matters of employment law, and inheritance law), criminal law (representing injured parties in criminal proceedings in matters of financial crime), and administrative law (in matters of construction law and territorial planning); he is an experienced litigator in those areas and in other matters of general law.
Ivan Papararelli also acts as liquidator of companies under appointment by the FINMA.

Practice areas
  • Administrative law
  • Banking and finance law
  • Litigation
  • Civil law
  • Debt enforcement and bankruptcy
  • Criminal law
Practice groups
  • Litigation and insolvency
  • Employment law
  • 1996: Admission to the Bar of the Canton of Ticino
  • 1994: lic. iur., University of Bern
Experience / Career
  • as of September 2017: Partner, Kellerhals Carrard SA, Lugano
  • 2006-2017: Partner, PSMLaw SA, Lugano
  • 1996-2006: Associate, PSMLaw SA, Lugano
  • 1994-1996: Legal and judicial internship, District Court of Mendrisio-Sud and Appeals Office of the Council of State of the Canton of Ticino
  • Italian
  • French
  • German
  • English
  • Bar Association of the Canton of Ticino (OATi)
  • Swiss Bar Association