Marc Hassberger



t +41 22 702 07 00


French, English, Italian, basic Spanish


  • Geneva Bar Association (former member of the Board of the Young Bar)
  • International Association
  • Swiss Society of Criminal Law
  • Swiss Arbitration Association

Practice Areas

Litigation & Arbitration, Banking & Finance, Employment & Immigration, Sanctions, Compliance & Enforcement


Luxury, Financial Services

“My passion for the law and for my clients’ cases is what give me the focus I need to fiercely and fearlessly advocate for them.”

Since 1995, Marc has gathered a comprehensive expertise in commercial and financial litigation, both civil and criminal, and is recognized as one of Switzerland’s leading specialists in financial criminal law, money laundering, fraud, corruption and criminal organizations.

His extensive experience includes international legal assistance in criminal, civil and administrative matters, and recent cases have involved France, Italy, Belgium, Spain, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Marc is also a first-tier lawyer in commercial and banking dispute-resolution and represents clients before Swiss courts at all stages – from first instance through to appeal courts and the Tribunal federal (Supreme Court).

In the last 10 years, Marc has regularly been recognized as a leader in his field by several legal publications (Chambers, WWH Legal, BestLawyers, etc.).

Marc was also honored to be admitted as a fellow in the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators, an institution regrouping highly experienced litigation professionals and distinguished academics.

Notable work

  • Advising and representing clients in civil banking law litigations
  • Advising and representing injured parties in white collar crime litigations, including some of the most high-profile cases in Switzerland in the last 10 years
  • Lead counsel in advising and representing state-owned institutions in civil and criminal financial matters, both national and international
  • Advising and representing banks and other financial institution in commercial litigation
  • Advising and representing a foreign government in Swiss litigation
  • Lead counsel in various complex litigation taking place in multiple jurisdictions, including international criminal assistance
  • Lead counsel in assisting financial intermediaries in administrative matters involving the Swiss financial regulatory body (FINMA)


  • Bachelor’s Law degree, University of Geneva (1994)
  • LL.M., International Business Law, King’s College London (2000)


Marc Hassberger is very professional, sharp, and is extremely helpful in understanding the client’s needs and he will do his best for a best solution. (Legal500 EMEA 2024)