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Antonia Mottironi



Antonia Mottironi specialises in international asset recovery, notably in connection with business crime, and has extensive experience in international disputes involving common law jurisdictions and/or foreign arbitral tribunals.

With recognised technical, strategic and interpersonal skills, her practice is based on a close relationship of trust and proximity with her clients. She always ensures transparent communication with them in terms of the risks and opportunities related to the proceedings that they conduct together.


Admission to the Geneva Bar [2013]


Monfrini Bitton Klein [2014-2021] / Lenz & Staehelin [2013-2014] / Poncet Turrettini [2011-2013] / Geneva Tax Administration [2009-2011]



CAS in advocacy [2011] / MLaw in International and European Law [University of Geneva, 2010] / BLaw in Swiss Law [University of Geneva, 2008] / BSc in management [Faculty of Business and Economics HEC Lausanne, 2005]



Languages: French, English, Italian

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Antonia Mottironi is recognised as Thought Leader - Global Elite, Thought Leader - Global Investigations Review GIR and Thought Leader Switzerland by Who's Who Legal in the asset recovery category.

« She is a creative lawyer and a pleasure to work with ».

Who's Who Legal Asset Recovery 2023 - Global Elite Thought Leaders

« Antonia Mottironi is widely respected as a top-tier lawyer "who navigates perfectly across jurisdictions and is a go-to for plaintiffs and liquidators seeking  information and assets in Switzerland ».
Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Asset Recovery 2023

« At Ardenter Law, Antonia Mottironi is singled out for her extensive experience in asset recovery, coming highly recommended as a renowned specialist in the area ».
Who's Who Legal 2022

« Antonia Mottironi draws praise for being very active in the asset recovery space and an impressive lawyer ».
Who's Who Legal 2020-2021

The firm has been ranked among the best law firms of Switzerland by Leaders League since 2023 and is highly recommended. 



Antonia Mottironi has represented numerous foreign insolvency office holders before FINMA and civil courts in cross-border insolvency proceedings.

She regularly represents holders of foreign judgments and arbitral awards for the purpose of their recognition and enforcement in Switzerland. She also advises foreign law firms in support of the freezing of assets and disclosure of evidence abroad (US §1782, World Freezing Orders).

She coordinates and monitors complex litigation involving multiple jurisdictions, including common law jurisdictions and foreign arbitral tribunals (LCIA, ICSID, ICC).


She also practices in the area of international business crime and represents her clients in Swiss criminal proceedings and international mutual assistance proceedings in criminal matters.

Areas of practice

Debt collection and bankruptcy law


Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards


Cross-border insolvency


Business crime

Mutual assistance in civil and
criminal matters

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