Admitted to the bar of Vaud and Geneva

Born in 1961

Practice areas :

  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Law and White Collar Crime
  • Corporate, Commercial and Contract Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Family law
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Lease Law
  • Real Property, Construction and Zoning
  • Insurance and Civil Liability Law
  • International Public and Private Law
  • International Judicial Cooperation
  • International and Domestic Arbitration

Languages :

  • French
  • German
  • Swiss german
  • English

Education :

  • 1984: University of Lausanne, Law Degree
  • 1980-1981: University of Reading/Berkshire/UK, Law Department
  • 1982: Cambridge Proficiency in English (Grade A), Lausanne
  • 1984: University of Lausanne, Law Degree PhD section
  • 1984-1985: University of Lausanne, student assistant in German legal terminology (Prof. Fritz Sturm)
  • 1985-1990: University of Lausanne, graduate assistant in civil procedure (Prof. Jean-François Poudret)
  • 1998: Admitted

Professional experience :

Swiss Federal Court, Second Civil Section, scientific officer attached to the Federal Judge Mr. Rolando Forni (1991-1995).
Arbitral secretary in various national and international arbitrations and arbitration before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (TAS), Lausanne.
Firm Piaget Renaud Didisheim Burnand & Partners, Lausanne, law internship (1996-1998).
Firm Richard Lawyers, Lausanne, associate (1998-1999).
Budin Partners, Genève (1999-2005).
Budin Partners, Lausanne, Partner since 2006.

Memberships :

  • Vaud Bar
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Delegate to the Swiss Bar at the Vaud Bar
  • Association of International Business Lawyers Genève
  • Deutsch-Schweizerische Juristenvereinigung, Bonn/D.