Alain Berger

berger@brslaw.ch

Partner
Born in Geneva in 1950
Married, 3 children

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Languages

  • French, English, German

MAIN FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Family law (national and international divorce, matrimonial estate, nuptial and prenuptial agreements, judiciary measures of protection of the marital union, international child abduction, registered partnerships)
  • Family finances
  • Succession law (national and international, estate planning)
  • International private law
  • Civil liability
  • Criminal law
  • International legal assistance in civil and/or criminal matters

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Geneva Bar Association (Member of the Bar Association's Board from 2002 to 2008)
  • Swiss Law­yers' Federation
  • Geneva Association of Business Law
  • Swiss Society of Criminal Law
  • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAFL), currently Governor of the European Chapter

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree at the University of Geneva (1974)
  • Bar Exam, Geneva (1977)

PROFESSIONNAL EXPERIENCE

  • Partner of the Firm BRS AVOCATS, formerly BERGER, RECORDON & DE SAUGY, of which he was the founder in 1985
  • Swiss bar association Expert for lawyers specializing in family law (2013)
  • Various contributions to Family law ("International Trust and Divorce Litigation" (Jordan Publishing Ltd, 2013) and "International Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements" (Jordans 2011) Family Law Journal, International Tables and Dr Prenup)
  • Trainee (1974-1977) and thereafter Associate (1977-1985) of Mr. Dominique PONCET, Esq.

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Alain Berger

Alain Berger