Dr. Georges Baur

Curriculum Vitae


Education and Training
1995 Doctorate (Dr. iur.), University of Zurich
1995 Certificate in International Arbitration, Oxford
1993 Postgraduate programme in European Law and Economics, University of St. Gallen
1992 Admission to the Bar, Zurich
1980–1985 Legal studies at the University of Zurich


1.8.–31.10.2023 Co-Director ad interim
since 1.2.2023 Head of research law
since 2018   Research fellow law at the Liechtenstein Institute
2012–2018 Assistant Secretary-General of EFTA, based in its Brussels Secretariat
2003–2012 Deputy Head of Mission, Mission of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the EU and the Embassy to the Kingdom of Belgium in Brussels (rank of minister counsellor)
2000–2003 Advisor to the Government of Liechtenstein, coordinating issues in the financial sector
1993–2000 Lawyer in a Liechtenstein law firm
1989–1992 Legal advisor with a Liechtenstein bank
1986–1988 (Legal) Clerk with courts in Zurich


Further Engagements

President of the Liechtenstein Refugee Board

1997–2012  Co-editor of Jus&News, a Liechtenstein legal journal
1996–2003  Member (President as of 1998) of the Academic Council of the Liechtenstein Institute
1996–2002  Lecturer on Liechtenstein Law at the University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) in Chur, Switzerland 



German/French (Mother Tongues)
English (fluent)
Spanish, Italian, Dutch (fair)
Norwegian (passive understanding)

Memberships European Society of International Law
International Law Society
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
Liechtenstein Institute
Liechtensteinische Akademische Gesellschaft
Swiss Association for European Law
Swiss Association for International Law