Audrey Leuba practices in the fields of inheritance law, law on family wealth planning and representation and protection of adults.
She is a professor and head of the civil law department at the University of Geneva. She is also President of the Swiss Society of Jurists (SSJ), a member of the editorial board of the journal Pratique Juridique Actuelle (PJA) [Current Legal Practice] and co-organiser of Swiss Bar Association training for lawyers specialising in family law.
She is currently a member of the teaching committee of the Faculty of Law and of the committee on academic planning.
Professor Leuba studied law at the University of Neuchâtel (1984-1988), before obtaining her certificate of qualification to practice law as an avocat, in 1991. She continued her academic career by obtaining a Master’s degree in law (Harvard Law School, LL.M’92) and a Doctorate in law (1997). She also passed the New York Bar exams. She was awarded the Walther Hug Prize in 1998 for the excellence of her doctoral thesis, a significant contribution to the field of law.
Professor Leuba has also taught at the University of Neuchâtel (2000-2006). She has been a member of the Council of the Pro Senectute Suisse foundation (2002-2007), member of the Higher Council of the Judiciary of the Canton of Geneva (2011-2017), member of the Swiss Federal Coordinating Committee for Family Affairs (CCFA), member of the Council of the Harvard Law School Foundation, Switzerland, and vice-dean of the University of Geneva Faculty of Law (2013-2016).