Laurent Maire

Contact
l.maire(at)mcelegal.ch
MCE Avocats (Lausanne)
Rue du Grand-Chêne 1
Case postale 1106
1001 Lausanne

Biography

Member of the Bar
LL.M. European Law
Founding partner

Laurent Maire obtained his law degree from the University of Lausanne in 1993 and a post-graduate diploma in European law in 1994. After working as an assistant to Prof. Roland Bieber from 1994 to 1995 while taking the HEC (economics) post-graduate certificate course, he worked as a court clerk in the Vaud courts until 1996, when he began a legal traineeship with Pierre Jomini, Paolo Gallone and Jean-Arnaud de Mestral in Lausanne.

Admitted to the Bar in June 1998, he worked as a foreign guest lawyer at Eaton & Van Winkle in New York in 1999, then as an associate at the law firm of Bâtonnier Philippe Richard in Lausanne from 2000 to 2002.

In September 2002, he set up his own law firm, which a few months later became MCE Avocats.

Laurent Maire is the author of several publications on fundamental rights and EU citizenship, and taught business law for several years at the Business School of Lausanne.

Laurent Maire is mainly active in the commercial and private client sectors.

President of several foundations in the cultural and charitable fields, Laurent Maire also sits on a number of boards of directors.

Member of the FSA
Member of AGDA
Member of TEPP
Member of OAV
Member of the ASA

Languages :

  • French
  • English
  • German

Practice areas :

  • Commercial law
  • Company law
  • Private clients

Professional activities :

  • Since 2002: Founding partner of MCE Avocats, Lausanne
  • From 2002 to 2004: Teaching business law at the Lausanne Business School
  • 1999 to 2002: Lawyer at Richard (commercial law, contract law, company law, civil law, arbitration, inheritance)
  • 1999 to 1999: Foreign guest lawyer with Eaton & Van Winkle, New York, NY (corporate acquisitions and mergers, arbitration, trusts, inheritance)
  • 1998 to 1999: Lawyer, Bonnard, Maire, Freymond, Tschumy, Thevenaz (civil law, commercial law, contract law, administrative law, criminal law)

Education :

  • 1998: Bar exam
  • 1994 to 1996: H.E.C. faculty at Lausanne University
  • 1992 to 1993: Postgraduate diploma in European law, University of Lausanne
  • 1989 to 1993: Swiss law degree, University of Lausanne

Publications :

  • Commentaire du droit des successions. Edition Stämpfli 2012. Antoine Eigenmann / Nicolas Rouiller / Fiorenzo Cotti/Gaspard Couchepin/ Laurent Maire / Anouchka Hubert-Froidevaux /Leila Roussianos / Géraldine Auberson
  • L’abus de pouvoir en droit suisse. In Abuso de Poder do Estado na Atualidade. Editora America Juridica. Mauro Roberto Gomes de Mattos / Liana Maria Taborda Lima.
  • Au nom des peuples européens – in the name of the people of Europe – Un catalogue des droits fondamentaux de l’union européenne. Roland Bieber / Karel de Gucht / Koen Lenaerts / Joseph Weiler.
  • La Citoyenneté de l’Union. Possibilités, Recommandations et suggestions visant à protéger et à développer la citoyenneté de l’Union dans la perspective de la conférence intergouvernementale de 1996 sur la révision du Traité de Maastricht. Jörg Monar / Roland Bieber / Laurent Maire / Isabelle Salomé.
  • L’espace constitutionnel européen Participation à l’organisation du colloque du 10-12 avril 1995 et à la publication des contributions. Roland Bieber / Pierre Widmer.


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