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List of notable or famous lawyers from Switzerland, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in Switzerland and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to Switzerland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Swiss lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from Switzerland is included when available.

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This historic lawyers from Switzerland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Swiss lawyers of note?" and "Who are the most famous lawyers from Switzerland?" These prominent lawyers of Switzerland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Swiss lawyers.

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Antoine Goetschel


Antoine Fran├žois Goetschel is a Swiss lawyer who has focused on animal rights law. In cases involving animal abuse, he was appointed to defend the rights of the animal in question. He played a prominent role lobbying for the unsuccessful March 2010 Swiss referendum which would have provided legal ...more

Age: 59


Charles Borgeaud is a writer. ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1861-1940)

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Claude Janiak is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lawyers from Switzerland
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Claude Janiak is a Swiss politician of Polish origin, lawyer and President of the Swiss National Council for the 2005/2006 term. Member of the Social Democratic Party, he was elected to the National Council in 1999 in the canton of Basel-Land and reelected in 2003. In 2007, he was elected to the ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

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Dick Marty is a Swiss politician and former state prosecutor of the canton of Ticino. He is a member of the Swiss Council of States, and is a former member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. ...more

Age: 72

Birthplace: Sorengo, Switzerland

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