Schellenberg Wittmer announces new Partners and Counsel


Congratulations to our new Partners and Counsel:

We are very happy to announce that Charles Goumaz has been appointed Partner in our Dispute Resolution and White-Collar Crime practices, Roland Wild has been appointed Partner in our Taxation practice, and Sebastian Coulon Bauer has been named Counsel in our International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution practices.

Charles Goumaz

Charles Goumaz specializes in white-collar and cybercrime defense as well as commercial litigation. He provides legal and strategic representation to high-profile individuals, corporate clients, and financial institutions in a wide range of matters involving sensitive issues and multi-jurisdictional aspects.

His practice also includes crisis and reputation management, international mutual legal assistance, enforcement proceedings, asset tracing and recovery, as well as internal investigations.

Charles is a Certified Specialist SBA (Swiss Bar Association) in Criminal Law.

Check out his CV here.

Roland Wild

Roland Wild is a highly experienced tax lawyer. For more than 12 years, he has focused on advising clients from the financial industry, particularly banks, asset managers, and insurance companies, on financing and tax planning issues. Roland also provides tax advice during the due diligence, structuring, and integration phases of M&A transactions.

Roland is a Certified Tax Expert and a member of the Swiss Bar. Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, he worked on the financial services desk of one of the Big Four accounting firms in Zurich. He practices in German and English.

In addition to practicing law, Roland regularly lectures on tax-related topics and is the author of various professional articles and commentaries on tax matters.

Check out his CV here.

Sebastian Coulon Bauer

Sebastian is a Chilean-qualified international arbitration lawyer with 10 years of experience in dispute resolution and international arbitration. Sebastian represents clients in complex commercial and investor-state arbitrations with a strong focus on disputes arising from construction and engineering projects.

He is a co-founder of Latin American Arbitration Practitioners in Europe (LATAP EU), a member of the Executive Committee of the Swiss Chapter of the Spanish Club of Arbitration (CEIA), the European Representative of the Asia Pacific Forum for International Arbitration (AFIA) and Co-Chair of the MIDS Alumni Association. Moreover, Sebastian was one of the driving forces behind our firm signing the Green Pledge for Greener Arbitration.

Sebastian practices in Spanish, English, and German.

Check out his CV here.


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