SANDRO VECCHIO

geneva

partner

+41 (0)22 722 05 40

svecchio@archipel.law

Sandro provides counsel and advice to corporations and executives

Sandro Vecchio specialises in matters requiring urgent intervention. He advises clients in sensitive matters including: shareholder disputes, investigations and audits, criminal and civil liability of company executives, large-scale employment disputes, media and reputational crises, etc. 

He takes charge of problems and guides his clients to conflict resolution, in court or before national authorities. He has built his reputation on the quality of his strategic and practical advice, his independence and his discernment. He is regularly instructed by Swiss and international multinationals and by Swiss public entities.

Sandro is a mediator certified by the Swiss Federation of Lawyers (FSA/SAV). He sits on the Council of the Geneva Bar Association, of which he is also the treasurer. He is a deputy judge at the Geneva Administrative Court. He holds the rank of Major in the Swiss Army. 

Sandro works in French, English and Italian.

Practice areas

  • Corporate litigation
  • Civil and criminal liability of executives
  • Internal and administrative audits 
  • Customs frauds, international sanctions and anti-corruption
  • Business mediation

Recent experiences

  • Advising the Swiss subsidiary of a European luxury group on all corporate matters
  • Defending a trading company in relation to a tax investigation
  • Defending a European businessman in an investigation for alleged customs fraud
  • Defending a company CEO in a complex matter involving criminal proceedings and bankruptcy 
  • Carrying out an audit (investigation) for a major Swiss public entity.

Professional affiliations

  • International Bar Association
  • Geneva Bar Association (Member of the Council)
  • Member of the tax and financial Commission of the Geneva Bar Association
  • Member of the Continuing Education Commission of the Geneva Bar Association