Christian Valentini Avocat associé, en charge du bureau de Hong-Kong

Christian Valentini

Attorney at law,
Resident Partner

Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer 2023 – Ranked firm 2024, leaders league badges.
Languages: French, English, Italian
Tél. : +852 3184 0780
Fax : +852 3184 0781

Christian Valentini is our firm’s resident partner in Hong Kong. He advises Swiss, European and Asian clients.

He is active in banking law and finance, corporate law and provides global services to high net worth individuals.

He advises banks and financial companies on regulatory issues, the creation of investment vehicles and products as well as in their relationships with private and corporate clients.

In corporate matters, Christian Valentini assists his clients in selecting and setting up their business structure and advises them on organizational issues and contractual relationships with their clients.

Services rendered to high net worth individuals include the choice of a new residence, the structuring of their assets, asset protection and inheritance planning, as well as any legal issue related to their specific status.

As a resident partner in Hong Kong, Christian Valentini assists several Swiss and European clients already conducting or intending to conduct activities in Asia. Thanks to the support of our prominent local correspondents, he can offer to clients the best legal option in the implementation of their business development projects, place of business or residence in Hong Kong and in China.

He also advises Asian private and corporate clients (high net worth individuals banks, financial and commercial companies) intending to take residency, to operate or to invest in Switzerland or in Europe.


  • Law degree (lic. iur.), University of Fribourg, 1988
  • Research assistant at the Faculty of Law, University of Fribourg, 1989-90
  • Admission to the Geneva Bar, 1993
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), London School of Economics, 1997


  • Associate at two business law firms, Geneva, 1993-1999
  • Partner, Gillioz Dorsaz & Associés, since 2000


  • Geneva Bar Association
  • Geneva Business Law Association
  • Hong Kong Law Society