Everyone at Chabrier Avocats thrives on today’s evolving and sophisticated local, national and global legal challenges. Individually and as a vibrant team, we offer you our expertise, drive and straightforward recommendations to tackle your complex, challenging cases – as well as a commitment to foster a long-lasting relationship with you built on trust, ethics and respect.

Carlo Ceccarelli



t +4122 702 07 00


French, English, Italian, intermediate German, basic Swedish

Practice Areas

Commodities, Commercial and Corporate, Dispute Resolution

“I make it a point… of getting straight to the point. I’m here to help clients succeed.”

As a member of the Chabrier Avocats commercial law team, Carlo’s practice focuses on the commodities industry. He advises clients on contentious and non-contentious matters including general commercial transactions, enforcement of foreign court decisions or awards in Switzerland, debt enforcement and bankruptcy proceedings, trade finance arrangements, as well as regulatory issues.

Carlo also represents clients (defendants and plaintiffs) in a number of white-collar crime cases and has worked on several multi-jurisdictional cases of fraud in relation to the trading and financing of commodities.

Notable work

  • Assisting a consortium of banks and creditors regarding an important financial fraud committed in Switzerland and Russia
  • Assisting a private client in relation to allegations of bribery
  • Assisting international clients to attach assets of Swiss-based entities
  • Representing clients in SCAI, ICC and GAFTA arbitrations
  • Advising major international commodities-trading companies with respect to the Swiss regulatory regime applicable to their financial activities (involving OTC derivatives, futures and securities trading)
  • Assisting trading and shipping companies regarding financing facilities


  • Bachelor’s Law degree, University of Lausanne (2011)
  • Trained at a district court and a law firm in Fribourg
  • Qualified as an attorney (2014)
  • Obtained a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Criminal Magistracy (2014)
  • Earned LL.M., specialized in Maritime Law from the University of Southampton (2015)
  • Military Investigating Judge (since 2015)
  • Joined Chabrier Avocats (2015)
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