Alain is a highly experienced litigator at our Geneva office and has extensive experience in commercial law practices.
Alain joined Froriep in 1998 and became a partner in 2003. He has broad experience in domestic and international commercial litigation, including civil and criminal attachments and interim measures proceedings. He was one of the partners of the team representing a public entity, which filed the highest claim with a Swiss civil court in a banking matter. Alain is also very active in all corporate and contractual matters, in M&A, in employment law, in aviation and in insurance law.
Alain is recommended in the 2018 edition of the Legal 500 EMEA for litigation and is described as a ‘consummate professional’ who ‘inspires confidence and gets results’.
Alain graduated from the University of Geneva in 1988 and was admitted to the Bar in 1991. He trained for a while at the Geneva Court of First Instance and worked for six years with a Swiss insurance company. In 1998, Alain obtained an LL.M from King’s College in London. He worked as a foreign associate at a leading UK law firm in London and as an associate at a Swiss law firm in London. He speaks French and English.
Alain is a member of the Geneva Bar Association, the Swiss Bar Association, the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) and the International Bar Association (IBA). He has also been General Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry France Switzerland since 2000. Alain is the partner representing Froriep within the Employment Law Alliance (ELA), which has as its motto "Helping Employers Worldwide".