Dimitri Iafaev Français Русский

  • Arbitrage International
  • Droit des assurances sociales
  • Contentieux interne et international
  • Contrats
  • Droit commercial
  • Droit des sociétés et droit commercial
  • Etrangers et immigration
  • Droit pénal
  • Entraide pénale internationale
  • Protection des données
  • Droit de l’art et des biens culturels

After a first professional experience at Winston & Strawn LLP in Geneva (2006), Dimitri Iafaev worked as a trainee lawyer at Schwab Flaherty Hassberger & Crausaz (2006-2007) and Chabrier & Associés (2007-2008) in Geneva.

Dimitri passed his Bar exam in June 2009. and then he joined Lalive as an associate. He specialized in litigation, in particular in the areas of international arbitration, economic criminal law and international mutual assistance.

Dimitri defends with his partners a humanist conception of the lawyer practice, privileging the contact with the client as well as a personalized approach of the cases.

Dimitri is active in various fields of the law, including international arbitration, civil and commercial litigation, economic criminal law, and immigration law. He also practices in commercial law and contract law. He is a member of the Geneva Bar Association (ODA) and the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA).

Dimitri is fluent in French, Russian, English and German.

  1. International Liability of Corporate Directors: Switzerland
    Dimitri Iafaev, Sonja Maeder Morvant, 2011
    In: International Liability of Corporate Directors, 2nd Ed., 2011, Juris Publishing, Inc., Denis Campbell and Christian Campbell (Eds.), pp. 1-39
  2. Switzerland: taxation of revenue from offshore centres
    Ekaterina Butler, Dimitri Iafaev, 2013
    Tax expert, Moscow, No. 6 June 2013, pp. 72-78
  3. Pre-contractual liability and obligations of an arbitrator
    Ekaterina Butler, Dimitri Iafaev, 2013
    Corporate Lawyer, Moscow, N° 6/2013, pp. 83-85
  4. International Liability of Corporate Directors: Switzerland
    Dimitri Iafaev, Sonja Maeder Morvant, 2014
    In: International Liability of Corporate Directors, 2nd Ed., Release II, 2013, Juris Publishing, Inc., Denis Campbell and Christian Campbell (Eds.), pp. 1-34