ARIELLE DUBOIS

TRAINEE LAWYER

Arielle Dubois is a trainee lawyer at B&B law firm since september 2020. She assists the partners and associates in a wide range of legal fields, including tax, company, and art law.

Arielle specialises in the legal aspects relating to art and the blockchain/NFTs, publishing often articles and participating in conferences in these fields. She is the co-founder of Arie Art Agency, dedicated to promote emerging artists.

Arielle obtained a Bachelor of Law (BLaw) magna cum laude from the University of Lausanne and a Master in Economic Law (MLaw), summa cum laude, from the University of Geneva. She completed postgraduate studies in History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.

EDUCATION

  • Lawyer Specialisation Certificate (ECAV), University of Geneva (2020)
  • Master in Economic Law (MLaw), summa cum laude, University of Geneva (2020)
  • DeutschAkademie Language school (German), Berlin (2017)
  • Graduate Diploma in History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London (2015-2016)
  • Bachelor of Law (BLaw), magna cum laude, University of Lausanne (2012-2015)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Paralegal, part-time, Briner & Brunisholz law firm, Geneva (2019-2020)
  • Co-founder, Arie Art Agency (2019-present)
  • Art consultant at the European Investment Bank (EIB), Luxembourg (2018-2019)
  • Gallery Assistant, Gallery of African Art, London (2017)
  • Research intern in the auctions houses of Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips in London (2016)
  • Summer legal intern at Griffes Consulting SA, Geneva (2014)
  • Summer legal intern at Brick Court Chambers, London (2013)

LANGUAGES

Arielle Dubois is fluent in French and English and has a good knowledge of Italian

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Art Market Law
  • NFTs and Blockchain – Digital Assets
  • Tax Law
  • Corporate law
  • Law of foundations and associations
  • Philanthropy
  • Private law
  • Civil, criminal and administrative court proceedings

CONFERENCES & PUBLICATIONS

CONFERENCES:

PUBLICATIONS:

“Art’ielle’s advice: The art market is waking up to blockchain” Bilan Magazine, May 2021.

« Legal and tax implications of the holding of an art collection by a commercial company in Switzerland », Art Law Magazine, Issue 12, December 2020.

« Legal and tax treatment of an art collection in Switzerland. Study of the legal vehicles and cantonal tax practices that best meet the expectations of collectors » Master: Univ. Geneva, September 2020.

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Odage
  • Crypto Valley Association
  • Art Law Foundation