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Anton Vallélian



Switzerland, 2018




French , English , German


35, Rue de la Mairie
P.O. Box 6569
1211 Geneva 6


+41 58 105 2000

Anton Vallélian joined LALIVE in 2018 as an associate, after completing an internship at the firm. His practice focuses on cross-border disputes before Swiss and foreign State and arbitral authorities. He also advises international organizations in matters of international responsibility, privileges and immunities. He is one of the coordinators of LALIVE’s pro bono program.

Before joining the firm, Anton Vallélian worked as a paralegal in international arbitration at two leading Swiss law firms assisting counsel and arbitrators in several institutional and ad hoc international arbitrations. He was granted a Swiss National Science Foundation research fellowship and worked as a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School and as a teaching and research assistant at the University of Geneva specialising in public international law and human rights law. He worked on various academic contributions in the fields of public international law, international arbitration, human rights law and criminal law.

Anton Vallélian took the Bar in 2018, ranking first of his class.

He holds a Bachelor (Major of the 2011 promotion; Schellenberg Wittmer Prize) and a Master of Laws (Prize for the Best Master’s Thesis 2013; Best 2% of the University of Geneva Law School 2013 Master promotion), as well as a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Legal Professions (2015) from the University of Geneva. He also holds a Certificate in Transnational Law (Major of the 2011 promotion) from the University of Geneva in collaboration with the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. In 2021, he obtained his PhD in public international law and human rights law (Dr. iur.; Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Fellow) from the University of Geneva.

Sovereign Immunity - Switzerland

Sandrine Giroud, Veijo Heiskanen, Anton Vallélian, 2020

In: Stephen Jagusch QC and Odysseas G Repousis, (Contributing Eds.), Getting the Deal Through – Sovereign Immunity 2020, pp. 61-67

Colloque du droit de la responsabilité civile, University of Fribourg – Faculty of law

La RC en arrêts et une nouveauté législative de taille

07/04/2022 Fribourg Sandrine Giroud, Anton Vallélian Speaker: La responsabilité civile pour blanchiment d’argent : du mythe à la réalité ? (ATF 129 IV 322 et ACJC/1202/2020)

For more information, see the programme and the presentation.