Nicolas Loepfe

Nicolas Loepfe

MLaw, LL.M., Attorney at Law

Place Saint-François 1
CH-1002 Lausanne

Tel +41 58 200 33 00

Fax +41 58 200 33 11


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Nicolas Loepfe advises and represents Swiss and foreign clients in contractual matters as well as in all fields of corporate and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions. He also frequently assists clients with respect to intellectual property and real estate transactions.

After obtaining a post-graduate degree (LL.M.) in the United States and before returning to our firm, Nicolas worked within Latham & Watkins LLP’s well-respected sports, entertainment and media practice in Los Angeles.

Practice areas
  • Contractual law
  • Corporate law
  • Commercial law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Debt enforcement, bankruptcy, restructuration
  • Intellectual property law
  • Real estate law
Practice groups
  • M&A, capital markets and corporate
  • Compliance, white collar crime
  • 2015: LL.M., University of California, Berkeley
  • 2011: Bar admission, Canton of Zurich
  • 2011: Certificate of Advanced Studies in Forensics, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
  • 2009: Master of Law, University of Lausanne
  • 2006: Bachelor of Arts HSG in Law & Economics, University of St. Gallen
Experience / Career
  • since 2016: Senior Associate Attorney at Kellerhals Carrard, Lausanne
  • 2015: International Visiting Associate at Latham & Watkins LLP, Los Angeles
  • 2012-2014: Associate Attorney at Carrard & Associés, Lausanne
  • 2009-2010: Trainee Attorney at CMS von Erlach Poncet, Zurich
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Vaud Bar Association
Further activities
  • Investigative Judge (Captain), Office of the Swiss Armed Forces Attorney General
Publications and presentations
  • Zusicherungen und Garantien zugunsten von Investoren im Rahmen einer Finanzierungsrunde, SZW/RSDA 3/2016, p. 295-301

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