Legal advice and legal representation


Attorney-at-law, Geneva Bar,

Associate judge on the conciliation commission in matters of leases and rents, representative of the tenants' defence.

Member of the official commission for energy standards, representative of the tenants' defence community.

I have a law degree from the University of Geneva and a postgraduate degree in criminal law (economic crime), as well as a Master of Laws (LL'M) from the Beasley School of Law of Temple University in Philadelphia (USA).

Professional experience

After obtaining my law degree, I have practiced for several years at the Legal Affairs Department of Environmental Protection of the State of Geneva before I joined the Administrative Court of First Instance as a scientific collaborator.

There, I made drafts of judgments in the field of migration and construction law as well as in more generally in the fields of administrative law: environmental law, town and country planning law, tax law and administrative road traffic law.

I have also practised law of proceedings and bankruptcy as a lawyer in charge of legal management and real estate sales at the Office of Public Prosecutions and as an auxiliary drafter on the Appeals Commission of the HES-SO.

My current areas of practice, in addition to administrative law, are civil law, in particular family law and law on the protection of adults and children, the law of obligations, in particular leasing law and labour law and criminal law.

Bénédicte Amsellem-Ossipow, Esq., Geneva (CH)
Bénédicte Amsellem-Ossipow, Esq., Geneva (CH)


  • Ordre des avocats de Genève (ODA)
  • Fédération suisse des avocats (FSA)
  • *Association des juristes progressistes (AJP)

Associative activities

  • Green représentative to the Rassemblement pour une politique sociale du logement (RPSL)
  • Councilor at Geneva's City Council (Green party) June 2022 to Septembre 2022

My values and commitments

I aim to defend everyone's rights, including the right to a healthy environment.

Independence and probity are the cardinal principles of my law office.

B. Amsellem-Ossipow
29, rue Sautter
1205 Genève
Mailing adress
CP 244
1211 Genève 12
+ 41 22 789 35 10