Florence Kramer-Castella

Associate
Florence Kramer-Castella - Associate - Bonnard Lawson (Lausanne)
Lausanne

Rue du Grand-Chêne 8
Case Postale 5463
CH-1002 Lausanne

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Education

Admission to the Geneva Bar (2003)
Law Degree, University of Geneva (2000)
Certificate in Air Law, University of Geneva (2000)

Languages

French
English
German

Professional experience

Senior Associate, Bonnard Lawson International Law Firm, Dubai-Geneva-Lausanne (since 2015)
Goal Alignment Specialist, Nestlé Dubai Manufacturing LLC, Dubai (2013-2014)
Consultant in Swiss law, Dubai (2012)
Judge, Supervisory Authority of the Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Offices, Geneva (2006-2011)
Associate, Law firm Woodtli, Lévy, Pardo & Brütsch, Geneva (2005-2011)
Associate, Law firm Soli Pardo, Geneva (2003-2005)
Trainee-lawyer, Law firm Soli Pardo, Geneva (2001-2003)
Trainee-lawyer, Law firm Haulitscheck & Gräder, Forchheim, Germany (2001)

Florence Kramer is a senior associate of Bonnard Lawson, currently working within the Private Clients Department of the Lausanne office.

She advises mainly individuals in the area of estate planning and inheritance, as well as individuals and SMEs in the area of contract law, debt enforcement and bankruptcy law.

Florence joined Bonnard Lawson after ten years as a litigator at the Geneva Bar, focusing on defending individuals and SMEs, particularly in contractual matters, debt enforcement and bankruptcy; she further deepened this field acting for several years as a judge at the Supervisory Authority of the Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Offices in Geneva.

Florence worked for six years in Dubai, where she first took a leading role in Change Management in the factory of a multinational company before joining the Private Clients Department of the Dubai office of the firm where her practice encompassed i.a. advising and assisting individuals and families in every step of their relocation in the UAE (immigration process, renting or buying a property, relationships with the financial institutions, setting up businesses, drafting local wills, etc.), in addition to her role as Trust officer.

Passionate about aviation, Florence also counseled a company active in the leasing and sale of small aircraft for a number of years and as such participated in arbitrations and coordinated transnational aspects of several complex lawsuits, especially in Africa and in Canada.


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