Julie Wynne

Partner, MLL

Julie Wynne is a partner at MLL and the Head of its Sustainable Economy practice. She is a highly regarded impact lawyer with a particular expertise in nonprofit or-ganisations, mission-driven businesses and sustainable finance. She is also specialised in all aspects of private clients, with a focus on art and philanthropy. She has a particular focus on advising philanthropists on the legal aspects of structuring their giving.

Julie Wynne is very involved in the promotion of philanthropy and the use of business as a force for good. She is Vice-President of ESELA – the Legal Network for Social Impact and a Board member of Giving Women. She is also Chair of STEP Philanthropy Advisors Steering Committee and a member of the Advisory Council of the Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights (GCBHR) and an active member of Nexus. 

She is personally involved in many philanthropic projects and sits in various Boards of foundations, in the field of the empowerment of women through Giving Women, the nature conservation with Earthworm Foundation, the humanitarian action through Switzerland for UNHCR Foundation and the arts in general, being a member of various Patrons' Club.

Julie has been admitted to practice in Switzerland since 2007. She holds a Master of Laws from the Universities of Geneva and Zurich (lic. iur., 2005) and a Certificate in Transnational Law from the University of Geneva (2005). She speaks and publishes regularly on the world of philanthropy, innovative and efficient charitable giving and mission-driven businesses.