Philippe Bonna

Philippe Bonna

Associate
Attorney-at-law

t: +41 (0)22 702 0700

f: +41 (0)22 702 0701

Philippe is a member of the tax group of Chabrier Avocats SA and is also active within the commercial group of the Firm. His practice focuses on advising companies and individuals on tax, commercial and contract matters. He qualified as an Attorney at the Geneva bar in summer 2014 and joined Chabrier Avocats SA as an Associate upon qualification.

Notable work
  • Tax planning and optimisation;
  • Negotiation of tax ruling;
  • Negotiation of companies tax status;
  • Relocation of individual (including permit);
  • Setting up of companies in Switzerland;
  • Mergers, acquisitions, dispositions of corporate assets and other types
    of reorganizations;
  • Drafting, negotiating, implementing and enforcing commercial contracts;
  • Commercial negotiations;
  • Corporate governance;
  • Regulatory issues.
Background

After obtaining his bachelor in International Relations in 2008, Philippe graduated from the University of Geneva in 2010 and obtained a Master in Economic Law and a Certificate of Transnational Law. During his studies, he worked as an intern for two Swiss private banks, respectively in the Products and Investments department and Legal and Tax department. After a four months training with a leading Swiss bank’s Wealth and Tax Planning department in Singapore, Philippe worked as a legal trainee for two reputable Geneva law firms. He practiced criminal and economic criminal law, debt collection and bankruptcy law, commercial, company, and contract law, inheritance, immigration and family law and was active both in legal advice and litigation fields.

Philippe obtained his Certificate of Advanced Studies in Legal Professions in June 2012 and qualified as an Attorney at the Geneva bar in summer 2014.

Practice Areas

Tax and commercial law.