Born in 1961, Philippe Kenel studied law and political science at the University of Lausanne. After writing his doctoral thesis on the criminal responsibility of legal persons within English law, he completed his legal internship in Lausanne and then studied European Law at the Université libre de Bruxelles.
Since 1995 he has practised at the PYTHON law firm in Switzerland, working in Geneva, Lausanne and Brussels. Philippe Kenel specialises in fiscal, estate and asset planning, with a particular focus on the relocation of wealthy individuals in Switzerland and Belgium. He is often invited to speak at conferences addressing these subjects, and has written numerous books and articles within the field. His most recent book, Délocalisation et investissements des personnes fortunées étrangères en Suisse et en Belgique – Guide juridique et pratique, was published in 2014.