Luc Argand

Luc Argand

lic. iur., Attorney at Law, Partner

Rue François-Bellot 6
CH-1206 Geneva

Tel +41 58 200 32 00

Fax +41 58 200 32 11


Elodie Morel

Luc Argand holds the office of board member or chairman of several Boards of Directors of banks and public or private companies. He chaired the Salon de l’Automobile (motor show) for three terms. As former president of the Bar Association of Geneva, he sat on the Higher Council of the Judiciary of Geneva and is president of the Notaries' Supervisory Commission. Advisor to numerous companies and private individuals, specialised in banking and corporate law as well as sports law, he regularly works as an arbitrator or mediator in national and international commercial or civil litigation and, in particular, at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne.

Practice areas
  • Business law
  • Banking law
  • Estate and trust law
  • International tax law
  • Immigration law
  • Sports law
  • Commercial and sports arbitration
  • International, judicial and administrative assistance
Practice groups
  • Private clients
  • Sports law
  • 1976: MBA INSEAD, Paris
  • 1974: Bar admission, Geneva
  • 1972: lic.iur., University of Geneva
  • 1969: High school diploma, Collège de Genève Secondary School
Experience / Career
  • since 2019: Partner at Kellerhals Carrard, Geneva
  • 1982-2018: Partner at dePfyffer Avocats, Geneva
  • 1977-1981: Lawyer at Banque Edmond de Rothschild Suisse AG in Geneva
  • 1972-1974: Internships at Benjamin & Edmond de Rothschild Financial Company, Goldman Sachs, New York, NMR, London
  • French
  • English
  • German
  • Italian (spoken)
  • Geneva Bar Association
Further activities
  • 2012-2017: President of the Cercle du Grand-Théâtre in Geneva
  • since 2011: Chairman of the Notaries' Supervisory Commission, Geneva
  • 2005-2011: President of the Geneva International Motor Show
  • 1998-2007: Member of the Higher Council of the Judiciary, Geneva
  • 1996-1998: Former President of the Geneva Bar Association
  • since 1990: Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Lausanne
Board memberships
  • since 2011: Vice President of Palexpo SA, Geneva
  • since 2007: Chairman of the Board of Directors of the bank Syz & Co SA, Geneva
  • since 1993: Director of the Holding Edmond de Rothschild SA, Pregny
  • since 1986: Vice President of Morval Bank/San Paolo Intesa, Geneva
Media / Rankings / Awards
  • 1996-1998: Former President of the Geneva Bar Association

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