Pierre is a partner in the litigation group of Charles Russell Speechlys in Geneva, specialising in white-collar crime cases and mutual assistance proceedings, banking litigation, disputes relating to foundations and estates and insolvency.
Pierre Bydzovsky holds a Master in Law degree from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland after having also studied at the Ruprechts-Karl-University of Heidelberg, Germany, with a specialization in European Union law. He has completed his education with a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Criminal Judiciary from the Swiss Criminal Judicial School with honours (2011) and with a Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Trade Law of University Institute of European Studies and University of Turin, Italy, where he graduated in 2015 summa cum laude.
Pierre has 15 years of experience in commercial disputes. He has been admitted to the Geneva Bar in 2007, is a member of the Geneva Bar Examination Commission, of the Geneva Bar Association, of the Swiss Bar Association, of the Geneva Business Law Association and of the ICC-YAF.
Pierre also advises companies on labour law and in the implementation of good governance rules in the field of data protection, as well as in sports law. Pierre is also a certified Data Protection Officer (University of Geneva – 2020).
In addition to these civilian functions, Pierre also acts as President of the Military Court 1 responsible for judging criminal offences under military law, with the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Pierre has been involved in a multi-billion foundation and trust litigation in Switzerland and the Caribbean;
He represents bankruptcy estates in insolvency proceedings and criminal proceedings for fraud and fraudulent bankruptcies;
He has been counsel of an important art collector victim of a hidden commissions scam;
He obtained significant compensation in the context of banking fraud, in particular churning.