Thomas Goossens

LL.M. in Commercial & Corporate Law, King’s College (London)


t +41 22 702 07 00


French, English, German, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish


  • Geneva Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • International Association of Lawyers (UIA)
  • Société genevoise de droit et de législation
  • Association genevoise de droit des affaires (AGDA)

Practice Areas

Litigation & Arbitration, Commercial, Corporate, M&A, Banking & Finance, Sanctions, Compliance & Enforcement, Private Equity & Venture Capital


Energy & Commodities, Financial Services, Health & Life Science

Thomas Goossens is an expert in the fields of banking and financial law, investment funds and corporate law. He regularly advises banks, securities dealers, financial institutions and trading companies, and assists promoters, asset managers of Swiss and foreign investment funds on regulatory matters.

He also advises start-ups, entrepreneurs, investors, buyers, sellers and financial sponsors in all kinds of corporate finance deals, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, refinancing and project financing transactions. He further assists clients in the drafting and negotiation of contracts and represents them before civil, criminal and administrative courts at cantonal and federal levels as well as before national and international courts of arbitration in complex disputes relating to his fields of expertise. He also assists individuals in estate matters.

Thomas Goossens is recognized by SIX Swiss Exchange Regulation as a Recognized Representative in the areas of bonds, derivatives and equity securities.


  • Bachelor’s Law degree, University of Fribourg (1998)
  • LL.M. in Commercial & Corporate Law, King’s College London (2005)
  • Managing partner of a renowned national law firm (2020-2022)


Thomas Goossens is highly professional, friendly and understands the issues we face and addresses them head-on in the most customer-friendly way possible. (Legal500 EMEA 2024)

“Thomas Goossens is easy to work with, detailed-oriented, available and has great practical knowledge in the field of bio-tech financing and corporate law and a good knowledge of the industry.” (Legal500 EMEA 2021)

“Thomas Goossens is a very reliable go-to banking lawyer.” (Legal500 EMEA 2020)