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Robert Hensler

Robert Hensler

Associate Lawyer Etude Fontanet et Associés


Robert Hensler specializes in administrative, business, tax, international, criminal business law as well as mergers & acquisitions. He regularly advises and represents private and public clients, notably foreign states in his areas of competences.

He has an outstanding knowledge of the Swiss federal, cantonal and municipal administrations. Robert Hensler passed his Bar exam in 1979, is a member of the Geneva Bar association and has a strong legal and economic background.

He joined Fontanet & Associés in October 2012, after four legislatures as State Chancellor of the Republic and Canton of Geneva. Besides his activity as an attorney, he is chairman of the board of Palexpo SA, the operating company of the Arena and of the multinational company Total Gestion Internationale (TGI).

He also sits on several boards of directors of various companies active in the electricity, gastronomy, chocolate, construction, housing, property management, energy, and finance sectors. Further, he acts as President of several charitable and public health foundations.

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