Jonathan Bernasconi

Jonathan Bernasconi

lic. iur., Attorney at Law, Partner
CAS in Civil Litigation

Via Canova 15
CH-6901 Lugano

Tel +41 58 200 31 00

Fax +41 58 200 31 11


Deborah Schauer

Jonathan Bernasconi provides legal counsel and representation in contentious disputes, both civil and administrative. He has particular experience as counsel in litigation in the areas of banking and labor law.

Practice areas
  • Litigation
  • Commercial law
  • Banking and finance law
  • Civil law
  • Debt enforcement and bankruptcy
  • Administrative law
Practice groups
  • Litigation and insolvency
  • Employment law
  • 2016: CAS in Civil Litigation, Faculty of Law of the University of St. Gallen, in collaboration with the Center for Conflict Resolution of the University of Lucerne
  • 2006: Admission to the Bar of the Canton of Ticino
  • 2001: lic. iur., University of Fribourg
Experience / Career
  • as of September 2017: Partner in the law firm Kellerhals Carrard Lugano SA, Lugano
  • 2006-2017: Associate in the law firm PSMLaw SA, Lugano
  • 2004-2006: Legal and notarial internship at the law firm PSMLaw SA, Lugano
  • 2001-2004: Legal counsel at the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, State Secretariat (Seco), Labor Directorate, Berne
  • Italian
  • German
  • French
  • English
  • Bar Association of the Canton of Ticino (OATi)
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • International Association of Lawyers
Further activities
  • Representative for Switzerland at the International Labour Organisation's Symposium "Tripartite Meeting on the Employment Effects of Merger and Acquisitions in Commerce", Geneva, April 7th-11th, 2003
  • Member of the steering group for the study "Prekäre Arbeitsverhältnisse in der Schweiz", Seco, Bern 2003
  • Member of the steering group for the study "Eine empirische Analyse der Arbeit auf Abruf in der Schweiz", Seco, Bern 2004