Established in Locarno in 1962, the Law Offices of Salvioni & Salvioni offer comprehensive and commercially knowledgeable legal services to its private and corporate clients, both in Switzerland and abroad.

The law firm is located in Locarno, Canton of Ticino, Switzerland, just south of the Alps and bordering Italy. In the Canton of Ticino the official language is Italian, which is, along with German, French and Romansh, also one of Switzerland’s official languages.

For the last 100 years or so, the natural beauty of the Canton of Ticino and the Locarno region have made them a key tourist destination and adoptive homeland for numerous foreign artists, writers and entrepreneurs.

Locarno is situated 23 km from Bellinzona, the political capital of the Canton of Ticino, and 42 km from Lugano, the canton’s economic capital, as well as the third largest Swiss financial centre.

The multicultural and multilingual diversity of the Canton of Ticino, and of Switzerland in general, as well as the particular needs of its private and corporate clients’– on local, national and international levels - have led the law firm, through time, to focus on the following practices:

Real Estate Law; Probate and Wills; Contract Law; Real Estate and other purchase contracts; Construction Law; Litigation; Torts; Insurance Law, Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility; Commercial Law; Creditor and Bankruptcy Law; Private International Law .

Notarial services; Legalizations and certifications:

Administrative Law; Law of Advocacy; Constitutional Law; the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms; Tax Law; Energy law.

White Collar Crime; International Criminal Law; Asset tracing and recovery/anti-fraud practice; International mutual assistance in criminal matters; Money laundering matters.

Since the 1980s, beginning with a case that became a classic and a point of reference regarding international mutual cooperation in criminal matters, the law firm has acquired experience in the fields of fraud tracing and recovery of assets.

As lawyers, we are members of the Lawyers’ Register in the Canton of Ticino and are authorized to represent parties before the civil, criminal and administrative judicial authorities of all Cantons and of the Confederation, as well.

We provide our services in Italian, German, English and French, depending on the needs of our clients.

Our goal is to provide well thought-out legal solutions based on a professional analysis of the problems, in close cooperation with the client.

We continuously invest in our professional continuing legal education in the civil, criminal and administrative fields, with special attention to transnational and comparative law matters.

Our spirit of commitment to research about, and development of, the law has lead to numerous publications, public speaking engagements and both legal and political assignments.

The law firm has a strong network of professional contacts in the Canton of Ticino, as well as in the other 25 Swiss cantonal jurisdictions. It is also part of the "Euro-American Lawyers Group" (EALG), which gives access to cooperation with professionals located in 19 different national jurisdictions in Europe and in the United States of America.