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The Swiss law firm Germann Avocats advises and represents Swiss and international corporate enterprises, State agencies, international governmental and non-governmenal organizations and individual entrepreneurs on key aspects of business law with a special focus on contracts, competition, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, international trade regulation and non-trade concerns.

We offer our clients expert legal advice, support them in business negotiations, represent them in court, and protect their interests in administrative proceedings.

Our strength is our commitment to find and implement solutions for the complex legal issues facing corporations, international organizations and entrepreneurs on the international level.

We work closely with foreign law firms and focus increasingly on the effects of European Union law on Swiss companies, as well as on foreign and multinational enterprises operating in Switzerland and in the European Union.

For over a decade the Geneva based law firm Germann Avocats is offering to its clients:

  • A unique combination of professional experience in Swiss Law, European Law and International Law.
  • Know-how, efficient working methods, up-to-date information technology and a network of highly skilled lawyers and consultants in Switzerland, the European Union and the Americas.
  • Advice on a broad range of complex legal matters for individuals, companies, private and public institutions, including non governmental organizations, at reasonable costs.

Germann Avocats is a responsive legal team with robust professional experience on

  • Swiss law: Public and private law, contracts, intellectual property, data protection, competition law and state aid, public procurement, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, media law, administrative procedures, compliance of domestic legislation with constitutional rights and the European Convention on Human Rights, family and succession law, bankruptcy, low cost mediation, arbitration and dispute settlement before State courts, analysis and critical advice on new ethical trends that are likely to become legally relevant.
  • European Union Law: data protection, intellectual property (copyright, trademarks, patents and design), licensing, competition and State aid legislation, human rights, media and cultural industries, advice on doing business in Europe, investment, financing and banking regulation, dispute settlement.
  • Private and public international law: international trade intellectual property (WTO and WIPO), non-trade concerns, environmental law, cultural diversity and human rights (ECHR and UNESCO), licensing and technology transfer, advice on compliance of domestic law with applicable international law, investment law, mutual assistance in criminal law matters, international arbitration and conflict of law.

Germann Avocats provides pro bono legal assistance in refugees' law.

Legal thinking out of the box requires cutting edge practical and theoretical talent:

Law practice without theory and law theory without practice are like riding a bicycle without pedals...