Bernard Lachenal, LL.M.
Bernard Lachenal, LL.M.

Bernard Lachenal, LL.M.

Of Counsel, Geneva

65 rue du Rhône | Case Postale 3199 | CH-1211 Geneva 3 | Switzerland
65 rue du Rhône | Case Postale 3199 | CH-1211 Geneva 3 | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 03 93
bernard.lachenal@mll-legal.com

Profile

Bernard Lachenal is a member of  MLL Legal’s Dispute Resolution practice group in Geneva. He is specialized in Swiss and international dispute resolution in relation to private banking and private clients.

He acts on behalf of private and institutional clients before State courts and arbitration panels in complex proceedings with international ramifications. He also acts as Director of various multinational companies in Switzerland and as Vice-Chairman of Banque Piguet Galland & Cie SA.




Industry Groups


Rankings & Awards

Best Lawyers Recognized in 2023Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2022Leaders League Ranked Firm 2022Who's Who Legal Private Clients Switzerland 2022Best Lawyers Recognized in 2021Best Lawyers Recognized in 2020Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2020Who's Who Legal 2020 SwitzerlandExpert Guides Trust and Estates 2019
  • “Bernard Lachenal is highlighted for his truly excellent private client practice as well as his profound expertise in domestic and international dispute resolution” – Who’s Who Legal, Private Client, 2022
  • Bernard Lachenal is featured as a key lawyer in The Legal 500 EMEA, Litigation, 2022
  • Bernard Lachenal is ranked by Leaders League in Banking & Finance Litigation and Commercial Litigation, Switzerland 2022
  • “Bernard Lachenal is the key practitioner in banking and finance” – Legal 500 EMEA, Banking & Finance, 2019

Deals & Cases

  • Advised Lenders on a US$ 122 million Gold Mine Financing Project in Republic of Guinea

Education & Admission

  • UC Berkeley School of Law, Master of Laws (1977)
  • Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (1975)
  • University of Geneva, lic. iur. (1972)

Memberships and public offices

  • Founding member of the Geneva Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Member of various other national and international associations

Languages

  • French
  • English
  • German

“Bernard Lachenal is the key practitioner in banking and finance”

Legal 500 EMEA, Banking & Finance, 2019