Jean-Paul Vulliéty

  • Senior Counsel
  • Attorney at Law
  • Full professor of business law, University of Geneva

language Languages

English, (Swiss-)German, French, Norwegian

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University of Geneva, Doctor degree (PhD), summa cum laude, Geneva University
Admission to the Geneva Bar
Law degree (licence en droit), Master degree in law, and predoctoral studies, University of Geneva

Professional Experience

Since 2023
Senior Counsel, Des Gouttes & Associés
Since 1998
Full professor of business law, University of Geneva (law of obligations, contract law, international transactions, construction contracts)
Partner, Lalive (Geneva)
Visiting Professor, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Partner, Berger Recordon de Saugy (Geneva)
Associate, Berger Recordon de Saugy (Geneva)

Other Activities

Since 2014
Member of the Institute of World’s Business law of the ICC, Paris
Since 2011
Co-Founder and Board member of the Swiss Board Institute (SBI), Geneva
Since 2007
Member of the ICC Commission on Commercial Law and Practice (CLP)
Since 2007
Co-Founder and Academic Director of the Geneva University Master’s Program in Commodity Trading
Since 2007
Member of the Board and then President (since 2013) of the Arab- Swiss Chamber of Commerce
Member and then President (since 2014) of the Civil law Commission of the Geneva Bar Association
Vice-Chair and then President (since 2014) of the International Sales Commission of the Union Internationale des Avocats


  • Geneva Bar Association (OdA – former President of the Civil law Commission)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Europe-Latin-American Arbitration (ELArb – Member of the Executive Committee)
  • Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA – former President of the International Sales Commission)
  • Swiss Association of Competition Law, Groupe de Travail Contrats Internationaux (GTCI)

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