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Magda KULIK
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Areas of expertise:

  • Complex divorces

  • International situations

  • Dissolution of complex matrimonial regimes (companies of real estate in Switzerland or abroad)

  • Serious disputes over custody and access rights

  • Emergency situations

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SBA Family Law specialist

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     BACKGROUND

  • Partner and founder, Law firm in Geneva since 2012, became Kulik Seidler in 2018

  • Lawyer, BMG lawyers, Geneva, 2008-2012

  • Lawyer, Anne Reiser Law firm, Geneva, 2004-2008

  • Admitted to the Bar in 2003

  • Trainee Lawyer, Budin & Associates Law Firm, Geneva, 2001-2003

  • Universities of Geneva, Zurich and Sheffield (Master in Law, University of Geneva, 2001)

 

     MEMBERSHIP

 

  • Specialist Forum of Family Lawyers

  • International Academy of Family Lawyers

  • Swiss Federation of Lawyers

  • Geneva Bar Association

  • International Union of Lawyers

LANGUAGES

 

English & French

    CAREER &

    EXPERIENCE

 

  • 2021 : Panelist – Format Capsule - University of Geneva - Some hot private international law topics - Practitioners' views

  • 2021 : Lugano Convention 2007: A Family law Perspective from IAFL (International Academy of Family Lawyers)

  • 2021 : Speaker at the Conference on Family Law Patrimony – French National Bar Council – Paris – Brexit: New developments in family law.

  • 2020 : Panelist – Mills & Reeve, London – Brexit The Known Unknowns: international family law experts discuss how to navigate new relationship with UK - Webinar.

  • 2020 : Panelist – International Academy of Family Lawyers - Brexit and marriage breakdown - Webinar.

  • 2019: Practice voted third best Family Law practice in Switzerland, and best in Geneva, and French-speaking Switzerland, in a survey of 6,500 lawyers in Le Temps and Bilanz (third consecutive year of selection as one of the best legal practices in Switzerland).

 

  • 2018: Awarded title of  SBA specialist in Family Law. Awarded Certificate of Advanced Studies in Family Law, Universities of Geneva and Neuchatel.

 

  • 2017: Selected by the Geneva Bar Association to create and direct the Specialist Forum for Family Law Lawyers. 

 

  • 2017: legal practice voted third best Family Law practice in Switzerland, in a survey of 6'500 lawyers by le Temps and Bilanz.

 

  • 2015: Admission to the International Academy of Family Lawyers (www.iafl.com: IAFL is a worldwide association of practicing lawyers who are recognized by their peers as the most experienced and skilled family law specialists in their respective countries).

 

  • 2015: Speaker at the Conference on Family Law Patrimony - National Bar Council - Paris - Initiation to Private International Law.

 

  • 2014: Panel member - Family Law Commission mid-year session - International Union of Lawyers - London.

 

  • 2013: Speaker: International Union of Lawyers - Family Law Commission - Macao - Matrimonial regimes and Prenuptial agreements.

 

  • 2013: First Tuesday - Family Law - Geneva Bar Association and Commission of Continuing Professional Development - Discussion workshop on recent jurisprudence led by Madame Renate Pfister-Liechti, Civil Court Judge.

 

  • 2013: Speaker - CPC: status report two years after coming into force. Conference at University des Bastions - Geneva Bar Association and Commission for Continuing Professional Development.

  • 2012: First Tuesday - Family Law - Geneva Bar Association and Commission for Continuing Professional development - Discussion Workshop on recent jurisprudence led by Madame  Paola Campomagnani, Civil Court Judge.

 

  • 2011: First Tuesday - Family Law - Geneva Bar Association and Commission for Continuing Professional development - Discussion Workshop on recent jurisprudence led by Madame. Paola Campomagnani, Civil Court Judge.

 

  • 2011: Speaker - Conference "Decoding the new laws" - Geneva Bar Association and Commission for Continuing Professional development - Presentation of special procedures with Madame Xenia Minder, Civil Court Judge.

 

 

Olivier SEIDLER
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Spécialités:

  • Separation

  • Divorce

  • Parental rights (custody, access)

  • Family Private International Law

  • Complex family business issues (ownership, overseas assets)

  • Emergency situations (sequestration, prohibition of disposal, etc)

  • Recovery of maintenance (alimony)

  • Modification of decisions

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     BACKGROUND   

  • 2018: Partner, Kulik Seidler.

  • 2014 - 2018: legal practice, Geneva.

  • 2013: International Legal English Certificate, Manchester.

  • 2011 - 2013: Borel & Barbey legal practice, Geneva.

  • 2012: Certificate of Advanced Studies in Law, Geneva.

  • 2010: Lombard Odier & Cie, Geneva.

  • 2010: Interdisciplinary Master in Living Law, Geneva.

  • 2009: Bachelors Degree in Law, Geneva.

     MEMBERSHIP

  • Geneva Bar Association

  • Swiss Federation of Lawyers

  • International Association of Young Lawyers

  • Special Forum of Family Law Lawyers

    CAREER &

    EXPERIENCE:

 

  • 2021 : Panelist – Format Capsule - University of Geneva - Some hot DIP topics - Practitioners' views

  • 2021 : Lugano Convention 2007: A Family law Perspective from IAFL (International Academy of Family Lawyers)

  • 2019: Practice voted third best Family Law practice in Switzerland, and best in Geneva, and French-speaking Switzerland, in a survey of 6,500 lawyers in Le Temps and Bilanz (third consecutive year of selection as one of the best legal practices in Switzerland).

LANGUAGES

 

English & French

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