Lise Brugger-Dummermuth

Lise Brugger-Dummermuth


Lise Brügger graduated from the University of Neuchâtel, with a Master of Law, business law-oriented, and partially completed at Columbia Law School, New York. She worked as an assistant in commercial law with Professor Jean-Luc Chenaux for the Law School of the University of Neuchâtel. She then accomplished her law internship with a large law firm active in the commercial field in Geneva, with which she kept practicing as an attorney after her admission to the Bar. Lise Brügger then worked as a lawyer for the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, as well as the Federal Department of Justice and Police, in Bern.  She returned to the Bar practice in 2016, when joining SPLC.

Preferred practice areas

Advice and litigation in the following fields: 

- Construction law

- Business law (Commercial law, creation and purchase of companies, shareholders' agreements)

- Contracts (work, mandate, sale, labour, lease, brokerage, etc.)

- Mediation and arbitration

- Banking and financial law

- White collar crime

- Administrative/public law

Lise Brügger further benefits from an extensive knowledge of Asset recovery (freezing and confiscation of PEP assets), and International mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. She worked for several years in these fields for the Swiss Government.

Professional associations

Admitted to the Bar

Affiliation to the Swiss Bar Association (SBA) and Neuchâtel Bar Association (OAN) in progress


Jean-Luc CHENAUX/Lise DUMMERMUTH, Les plans d'intéressement (Stock option plans), Lausanne 2014

Personal information

Bar Admission:  2011

Languages:  French, English, German

Avocats et notaires

  • Danielle Hausser Zilla
    Managing Partner 

    Danièle Hausser Zilla

    Notary Public
  • Fritz Stahl
    Managing Partner 

    Fritz Stahl

  • Managing Partner 

    Madalina Diaconu

    Ph.D in Law, LL.M. in European and International Economic Law, Master in Sports Management, Licence and Master in Law
  • Richard Calame
    Managing Partner 

    Richard Calame

    Dr. iur., Certified Specialist SBA Real Estate and Construction Law
  • Soizic Wavre
    Managing Partner 

    Soizic Wavre

    Attorney certified Specialist SBA in family law and Economist
  • Christopher De Sousa

    Christopher De Sousa

    Lawyer & Public Notary