Julien Rouvinez

Julien Rouvinez

Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Partner

julien.rouvinez@kellerhals-carrard.ch

Rue du Scex 4
CH-1951 Sion

Tel +41 58 200 34 00

Fax +41 58 200 34 11

Assistant:

Céline Lonfat

celine.lonfat@kellerhals-carrard.ch


Julien Rouvinez’s practice focuses on domestic and international litigation. He advises individuals and corporate entities in civil proceedings, mainly in corporate matters, and is also active in mediation and enforcement of foreign judgments. He regularly represents creditors and debtors in restructuring and insolvency proceedings, and advises companies in debt restructuring procedures. In addition to his practice as a litigator, Julien regularly supports his clients in corporate transactions (restructuring, drafting of contracts…).


Practice areas
  • Domestic and international litigation
  • Debt enforcement and bankruptcy law
  • Corporate law
  • Commercial law and contract law
Practice groups
  • M&A, capital markets and corporate
  • Litigation and insolvency
  • Employment law
Education
  • 2013 : University of California, Berkeley (LL.M)
  • 2011 : Dr. iur., University of Lausanne (Faculty award / Professeur Walther Hug award)
  • 2010 : Bar exam, Canton of Vaud
  • 2004 : Lic. iur., University of Lausanne
Experience / Career
  • since 2014 : Partner at Carrard & Associés
  • 2010 - 2013 : Attorney at a law firm in Lausanne specialising in litigation
  • 2008-2010 : Trainee attorney at Carrard & Associés
  • 2004-2008: Research and Teaching assistant at the Centre of Comparative, European and International Law of the Faculty of law of the University of Lausanne
Languages
  • German
  • English
  • French
Memberships
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Valais and Vaud Bar Associations (OAVs and OAV)
  • Swiss Lawyers Society (SSJ)
  • Association pour le droit des poursuites et de la faillite
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Jeune barreau valaisan et vaudois
Further activities
  • since 2013 : Lecturer at the Law School of the University of Lausanne (Contract Law, Legal Research and Writing )
  • Member and secretary of the Foundation Board of the Swiss foundation Hébé
Publications and presentations
  • La licence des droits de la personnalité : étude de droit privé suisse, thèse Lausanne, Genève 2011 - Lausanne Faculty of Law award / Professeur Walther Hug award

  • Le sort des mesures de preuve à futur du droit suisse dans le système de la Convention de Lugano : note sur l'arrêt publié au JdT 2012 III 71, in : JdT 2012 III 219

  • Le contrat de cautionnement , in : Recueil de contrats commerciaux : modèles en français et en anglais commentés selon le droit suisse (Sylvain Marchand, Christine Chappuis, Laurent Hirsch, éd.), Bâle 2013 (avec Edgar Philippin)

  • Reprise de biens – la notion de « proche » dans l’article 628 CO, in : Mélanges, Contributions en droit commercial 2015, 15 ans de collaboration notariale intercantonale, Zurich, Bâle, Genève 2015 (avec Edgar Philippin)

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