Julien Tron is a partner of the private clients practice group of MLL in Geneva and has been working with the firm since 2012. He has a strong focus on estate and succession law, real estate and tax issues. Julien Tron has also a valuable experience in complex and mostly international succession and collar-crime litigation with multiple parties involved.
After growing up in Italian-speaking southern Switzerland, Julien obtained a law degree at the University of Basel (magna cum laude). He eventually started his legal traineeship in Geneva, where he was admitted to the bar in 2010. Julien later obtained a LL.M. at King’s College in London specialising in trust law an in international succession law. Julien Tron advises clients in several languages and his international practice is an advantage in dealing with foreign clients with Swiss interests or with complex cases involving several jurisdictions and applicable laws.
Julien Tron is also committed to culture and he is Board member for the Verbier Festival Foundation that organises a very prestigious festival of classical music. He is also active in various boards of foundations and charitable associations managing medical infrastructures for the elderly.
Julien’s working languages are French, English, German, Italian and Spanish.
Rankings & Awards
- “An astonishingly clever man and brilliant at languages, which is a real advantage” – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2021
- “Julien is very analytical, he is very thorough and super good on the details of cases” – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2021
- “His work shows significant cross-border complexity and he often acts for clients with huge levels of wealth” – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2021
- “He is exceptionally charming, very thoughtful and speaks many languages. He is a great private client lawyer” – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2020
- “He is very approachable and dynamic. He is very personable and can work collaboratively” – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2020
- The International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) nominates Julien Tron as Vice-President of the International Private and Family Law Commission
- Julien is listed in “Ones to Watch” in Private Client GLOBAL ELITE by Legal Week
- Julien is also committed in culture as he is Secretary for the Verbier Festival Foundation
Deals & Cases
- Advised the executor of a highly complex and international estate facing illiquidity problems and a very large amount of assets located in various countries
- Participating in a complex « class action » like matter in the context of a very significant Ponzi scheme brought to Courts
- Assisted a family with the reorganisation of a complex trust structure aiming an increased asset protection and tax efficiency
Education & Admission
- King’s College, London, LL.M. (2011–2012)
- Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (2011)
- University of Basel, lic. iur. (2008)
Memberships and public offices
- Geneva Bar Association (ODA)
- AIJA – International Association of Young Lawyers
- CCIS Camera di Commercio Italiana per la Svizzera
- Verbier Festival (Board member to the Verbier Festival Foundation)
- The impact of Brexit for UK nationals considering moving to Switzerland | 01.03.2021
- Fra innovazione e crescita, MLL guarda all’Italia | Between Innovation and Growth, MLL looks towards Italy | 19.10.2020
- Brexit – Questions à Maître Julien Tron | 21.12.2017
- Régimes fiscaux pour la clientèle fortunée en Europe: le forfait à toutes les sauces! | 03.05.2017
“He is very approachable and dynamic. He is very personable and can work collaboratively” - Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2020
- Julien Tron
- Joanna Metaxas
Fra innovazione e crescita, MLL guarda all’Italia | Between Innovation and Growth, MLL looks towards ItalyMAG 149 | 12.10.2020 | LC Publishing Group
sous toutes RÉSERVES - Revue du Jeune Barreau de l'Ordre des Avocats de Genève automne n° 30 – Automne 2017
Lexology, February 2017
Legalcommunity Awards Italy 2022: MLL Legal wins Best Italian Desk in Switzerland Award
“Fiducie, trust et gestion de patrimoine” conference | 12th May 2022
AIJA Event – Trusts and Continental law: is this marriage possible?
MLL searchable in new directory launched by Legal Weeks’s Private Client Global Elite
Four private client lawyers listed as “Ones to Watch” by Legal Week
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