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.
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
Bar Admission: 2011
Languages: French, English, German