Antonia Mottironi

Senior Associate

Asset recovery, complex multi-jurisdictional civil and criminal proceedings, cross-border insolvency, recognition of foreign judgments and awards, art law.


Antonia Mottironi was admitted to the Geneva bar in 2013. She is a graduate from the University of Geneva where she earned a master degree in international and European law (2010) and a bachelor in Swiss law (2008). She also holds a bachelor in economics from the University of Lausanne (2005).

She also obtained a Certificat of Advanced Studies (CAS) in legal professions in 2011.

Before joining our firm, Antonia Mottironi worked with a top rated business law firm in Geneva. She trained with a well-known Geneva boutique litigation firm. Antonia also worked for the Geneva Tax Authority.

Antonia Mottironi joined our firm as senior associate in 2014.

Practice areas

Antonia Mottironi focuses on civil and criminal litigation, especially in the area of international business crime, art law, international judicial assistance, enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and judgements, recognition of foreign bankruptcies and debt collection proceedings.

Over the past years, Antonia Mottironi handled a great number of international asset recovery cases which included the laying of civil and criminal attachments and the enforcement of foreign judgements. She also assisted our clients in preparing and co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional disputes, in particular in common law jurisdictions (mareva injunctions, bank disclosure orders, stay applications).

She acts for our clients before cantonal and federal courts.

Professional affiliations

Geneva Bar Association, Swiss Bar Association, International Bar Association, Art Law Foundation, International Association of Young Lawyers


Upcoming presentations:

9-11 June 2019, Forum on the International Enforcement of Judgements and Awards, Cambridge Forums

Past presentations:

 3-5 June 2018, Forum on the International Enforcement of Judgements and Awards, Cambridge

10-11 August 2017, Corporate Fraud & Forensics India Summit 2017, Mumbay: "Fraud and Corruption: International Developments” and “The Recovery of Fraudulently Stolen Assets”.

Practice areas

  • International asset recovery
  • Cross-border insolvency
  • Complex civil litigation
  • Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards
  • Business crime
  • Criminal tax law
  • Mutual assistance in civil, penal and tax matters