Pierre Bydzovsky


Pierre Bydzovsky



+41 22 707 18 00


+41 22 707 18 11


French, English, German


Pierre Bydzovsky advises and assists private and institutional clients in banking and commercial litigation, contracts and business law, before the ordinary courts or arbitral courts in Switzerland and abroad.
Pierre Bydzovsky has distinguished himself in important international mutual assistance cases in criminal and administrative matters.
He was ranked by LMG Expert Guides in 2017 and 2018 in the category Rising Stars in White Collar Crime.


Geneva Bar Association
Swiss Lawyers Federation
Geneva Business Law Association
Executive Committee of the Swiss Basketball Federation
Board of FAVIA, the Pension Fund of the Geneva Bar Association
University of Geneva, Member of the Bar Examination Commission

Education and Professional Experience 

2004 Universities of Fribourg and Heidelberg (lic. iur.)
2005 University Institute of European Studies and University of Turin (Postgraduate degree in international trade law)
2005 Legal intern at a law firm in Geneva
2007 Geneva Bar
2007 Associate at a law firm in Geneva
2011 Associate at Borel & Barbey
2011 Swiss Criminal Judicial School (Certificate of Advanced Studies in Criminal Judiciary)
2012 Examining judge, Military Court 1
2015 University Institute of European Studies and University of Turin (LL.M. International Trade Law)
2017 Public Prosecutor within the Military Court 1
2018 Partner at Borel & Barbey


"Quelles sanctions en cas de non-respect des règles ADR avant de notifier la requête d’arbitrage?", Giurisprudenza Arbitrale 1/2017
"Punissabilité des voyageurs du djihad au départ de la Suisse", Bulletin Eclairage 1/2015, Société Militaire de Genève (2015)
"La mise en oeuvre du Statut de Rome en Suisse et le rôle de la justice militaire dans la répression des crimes de guerre", Revue militaire suisse, Zurich (2013)
"La Justice militaire suisse", Revue militaire suisse, Zurich (2013)
"La nouvelle procédure civile et les enjeux pour le praticien", Sous toutes réserves, Geneva (2010)


Conference on cybersecurity, British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce Conference, 26 November 2018, Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Geneva (speaker)
The Use of AI & Data in the Investment Process, UBS Conference, 4 October 2018, Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Geneva (speaker)
Multiparty Arbitration in Distribution Cases, ICC-YAF Conference, 4 November 2016, University of Turin (moderator)