Aylin Güney King


Bonnard Lawson Geneva Area Ltd
Route du Grand-Lancy 2
P. O. Box
CH-1211 Geneva 26

T. +41 22 322 25 00

Aylin is specialized in domestic and cross border litigation as well as international commercial arbitration. She regularly advises and represents individuals and corporate clients before Swiss courts and authorities – including the Swiss Supreme Court – and arbitral tribunals in civil and criminal proceedings with international ramifications. Aylin has served as lead counsel in several trials, evidentiary hearings and oral arguments.

Her areas of expertise include complex commercial disputes involving contractual, banking and corporate matters as well as freezing injunctions proceedings and enforcement of foreign decisions and arbitral awards.

She also developed a strong practice in white-collar crime, extradition proceedings and international mutual legal assistance both in criminal and tax matters.

Bar admissions

New York (2011)
Geneva (2009)


LL.M, Columbia Law School, New York (2011)
Master of Laws in Economic Law, (magna cum laude), University of Geneva, Switzerland (2007)
Licentiate in Law (magna cum laude), University of Geneva, Switzerland (2006)

Professional experience

Partner, Bonnard Lawson, Geneva (2020 – present)
Associate, LHA Avocats, Geneva (2016–2019)
Foreign associate, Cerrahoğlu Law Firm, Istanbul (2014-2015)
Associate, Schellenberg Wittmer SA, Geneva (2011-2014)
Lawyer-Trainee, Froriep, Geneva (2007-2009)


French (mother tongue)
English (bilingual proficiency)
Turkish (bilingual proficiency)
Italian (reading proficiency)


Women’s White-Collar Defense Association
Commission for innovation and modernization of the Geneva Bar Association
Swiss Bar Association (FSA)
Geneva Bar Association
Columbia Alumni Association


International arbitration center established in Istanbul, in : International Law Office, March 19, 2015 (with Eda Cerrahoglu Balssen)
Istanbul Chamber of Commerce introduces new Arbitration Centre Rules, in : International Law Office, January 22, 2015 (with Eda Cerrahoglu Balssen)

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