Georg C. Umbricht

Attorney at Law, LL.M.
+41 (0)44 213 63 63
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Georg C. Umbricht


Georg C. Umbricht advises international companies and individuals with complex financial circumstances in Corporate, Banking and Tax Law matters. In addition, he is regularly engaged as Counsel and Arbitrator in International Arbitration Proceedings (ICC, Swiss Rules, ad hoc) and as Commercial Mediator. 


  • Since 2007: Managing Partner with Umbricht Attorneys
  • 2001-2007: Associate with Umbricht Attorneys
  • 2000-2001: JIEL Editorial Assistant (Prof. John H. Jackson, Georgetown University)   
  • 2000-2001: Visiting Scholar (Georgetown University, USA)
  • 2000: LL.M. in International Economic Law (University of Michigan, USA)
  • 1999: LL.M. in European- and International Economic law (Universities of Lausanne and Geneva)
  • 1998-1999: Assistant for European Law of Prof. Dr. Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, University of Geneva,
  • 1997: Admission to the Bar
  • 1995-2000: Associate in a commercial law firm in Geneva
  • 1994: lic. iur. (University of Geneva)

Preferred Areas of Work

International Transaction Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate and Contract Law, Tax Law and Relocation, International Arbitration and Litigation, Business Mediation, WTO- and European Law


  • Member of the Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations (SAV, ZAV)
  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Colonel General Staff (ret.) (Last Function: Chief Artillery of the Swiss Army)
  • Member of the Foundation Board of the Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Foundation (cancer research)
  • Member of the Foundation Board of the Swiss Youth Symphony Orchestra (SJSO)
  • Member of the Board of the Kunstverein Winterthur (KMW)


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