Francesco Naef


Francesco Naef

lic. iur.


Education and Bar Status

  • 1986
    lic. iur. (University of Neuchâtel)
  • 1989
    Admitted to the Bar
  • 1990
    Notary public

Professional Experience

  • 1986–1989
    Trainee, Avv. Giorgio Naef, Lugano and Geneva
  • 1990–1996
    Partner, Naef & Naef, Lugano
  • 1997–2003
    Own Law Firm, Lugano
  • 2004–2008
    Partner, Simonetti Calvarese Naef, Lugano,
  • since 2009
    Partner, CSNLAW® studio legale e notarile, Lugano


  • Ticino and Swiss Bar Associations
  • Ticino and Swiss Notaries Associations
  • Swiss Arbitration Association
  • TORUS International Consultants Association


Italian, French, German and English

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy Re-organizations and Workouts, Conflict of Laws, Banking Law, Real Estate, Intellectual Property and Competition, Civil and Commercial Litigation


A complete listing of Francesco Naefs publications can be found here.