Deals, Cases & News

Chabrier Avocats ranked in Legal500

We are proud to announce that Chabrier Avocats has been ranked in the 2024 edition of the highly respected Legal500 EMEA legal guide, being recognized across 4 areas of law, including Banking & Fina...

Energy & Commodities Commercial, Corporate, M&A

Manuel Bianchi della Porta and Mathieu Simona recognized in Chambers Europe 2024

We are delighted to announce that two of our partners have been ranked in the 2024 edition of the Chambers and Partners Europe legal guide. Manuel Bianchi della Porta has once again earned recogn...

Energy & Commodities Energy & Environment

Mathieu Simona and Alexandra Schuvalov published an article on energy storage technologies

Partner Mathieu Simona and associate Alexandra Schuvalov wrote an article on the rise of utility-scale energy storage technologies in Switzerland, published in the Power Law Committee eBulletin Fe...

Commercial, Corporate, M&A

Manuel Bianchi della Porta recognized in Chambers Global 2024

We are proud to announce that Manuel Bianchi della Porta has been once again ranked in the leading lawyers' directory Chambers and Partners Global 2024. He has been recognized for his work in Cor...

Energy & Commodities Sanctions, Compliance & Enforcement

Switzerland adopted on 31st January 2024 the EU's 12th sanctions package, with a twist!

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Health & Life Science Commercial, Corporate, M&A

Chabrier acted as advisor to L'Oréal's fund (BOLD) in relation to its investment in Amazentis (Timeline)

Amazentis SA is a Swiss biotech company that develops innovative solutions for longevity in the food, beauty and health sectors under the brand Timeline. L'Oréal inhouse team was led by Camille Jaeg...

Litigation & Arbitration

Success in a case relating to Sovereign Assets

Chabrier Avocats ended the year on a resounding success defending a Government Agency against recovery proceedings involving the attachment of certain of its assets in Switzerland. The main subject...

Commercial, Corporate, M&A

Pomona's divestment from Switzerland

Chabrier advised Pomona, the leading French B2B food distributor, in the sale of Pomona Suisse to Transgourmet Switzerland. The Chabrier team was led by M&A Partner Manuel Bianchi della Porta wit...

Energy & Environment

Mathieu Simona to intervene as moderator at the annual AES "Droit & Regulation" conference

Our partner Mathieu Simona acted as moderator at the "Association des entreprises électriques suisses" (AES | VSE) annual “Droit & Regulation” conference in Lausanne on 6 December 2023.


Speaking engagement at GENILEM webinar on shareholders agreements

Daima Vuilleumier and Manuel Bianchi della Porta were invited by GENILEM and FIT Fondation pour l'Innovation Technologique as keynote speakers to talk about shareholders agreements in the context o...


Vernissage of the Chabrier 2.0 venture

Chabrier “community” will be celebrating the “Chabrier 2.0” venture: arrival of new partners and their teams, appointment of the first female partner, Corinne Antille, tremendously enhanced expertis...

Construction & Real Estate

Chabrier Avocats advised a Swiss leading real estate

Chabrier Avocats advised a Swiss leading real estate development company in relation to the acquisition of three land plots in Geneva, Switzerland, for a total purchase price exceeding CHF 100m. The t...

Financial Services Banking & Finance

Thomas Goossens lecturing bank employees on their rules of conduct

Thomas Goossens, Partner, giving an e-lecture to the employees of Swiss bank institutions affiliated with VisionCompliance on their rules of conduct under FinSA

Energy & Commodities Litigation & Arbitration

Recognition of 4 partners of Chabrier Avocats in the Best lawyers 2023

4 partners of Chabrier Avocats have been individually recognized in The Best Lawyers in Switzerland™ 2024: Marc Hassberger (Criminal Defense, Labor and Employment Law), Manuel Bianchi della Porta...

Commercial, Corporate, M&A

Impala buys out Inexto’s founder

Chabrier advised Impala, the main shareholder of Inexto SA, in the acquisition of the founder’s shareholding. Inexto is a leading provider of software and service for brand protection, authentication,...

Financial Services Banking & Finance

Board membership @ Wealtheon SA (Switzerland)

Chabrier Avocats is proud that its partner Thomas Goossens has been appointed as board member of Wealtheon SA (Switzerland), an independent asset management company operating in Switzerland and affi...

Financial Services Litigation & Arbitration

Chabrier Avocats representing holders of contingent capital awards (CCA) of Credit Suisse Group

Chabrier Avocats, through its partner Thomas Goossens, co-head of Banking & Finance, is assisting (in partnership with a reputable Zurich law firm) approximately twenty (present or past) employees o...

Commercial, Corporate, M&A

JV in the field of hydrogen mobility

On May 16, 2023, Stellantis, Michelin and Faurecia signed a joint venture agreement allowing Stellantis to acquire 33.3% stake in Symbio, a leader in zero-emission hydrogen mobility. Faurecia and Mich...

Financial Services Banking & Finance

Chabrier Avocats representing AT1 bondholders of Credit Suisse Group

Chabrier Avocats, through a team led by its partners Thomas Goossens, co-head of Banking & Finance, and Marc Hassberger, head of Litigation, with the support of Darina Herden, Associate, and Em...

Financial Services Banking & Finance

Task Asset Management SA gets its FINMA License as portfolio manager

Chabrier Avocats, with a team led by Thomas Goossens, Partner, assisted by Alexandra Schuvalov, Associate, proudly assisted Task Asset Management SA in obtaining its Finma license as portfolio man...

Financial Services Commercial, Corporate, M&A

Corinne Antille is appointed

Corinne Antille is appointed as first female partner of Chabrier Avocats. Congratulations to her for this great achievement and all the best for her future development!

Commercial, Corporate, M&A

STWC acquired Elfix

Our longstanding client, SwissTech Watch Components (STWC), a family-owned industrial business holding companies manufacturing best-in-class components for high-end luxury brands acquired a Elfix Prod...

Commercial, Corporate, M&A

EnPro Completed divestiture of GGB

EnPro is a leading industrial technology company focused on critical applications across many end-markets, including semiconductor, photonics, industrial process, aerospace, food and pharma and life s...


Chabrier Avocats welcomes 3 new partners and their whole teams

Manuel Bianchi della Porta, Thomas Goossens and Mathieu Simona, all three partners of a renowned national law firm, together with a team of 7, including associates, junior associates and staff, a...