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Bar Admission: Switzerland 2004; New York 2007
Office: Geneva
Languages: English, French, German

Contact

Vincent Carron, LL.M.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes / P.O. Box 2088
1211 Geneva 1 / Switzerland

T +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

Vincent Carron, LL.M.

Partner, Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law

Contact

Vincent Carron, LL.M.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes / P.O. Box 2088
1211 Geneva 1 / Switzerland

T +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

Vincent Carron is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer’s Geneva office, where he heads the Employment Law Group. He has an extensive experience representing clients before the labor courts and advising them on all employment law matters (including review of contracts, employee handbooks, termination agreements, unilateral and collective dismissals, business transfers, structure of severance payments, aspects of international employee transfers, international social security coordination, lease of services, restructuring of remuneration and bonus schemes, work schedule reductions, employer’s liability, due diligences). Vincent Carron also advises and represents clients in matters related to pension funds, covering both litigation and corporate aspects.

Vincent Carron regularly publishes in his fields of specialization. He is a member of the European Employment Law Association and is vice-president of the West Switzerland Association of Employment Law Specialists. Vincent Carron is part of the Exam Committee in charge of the Geneva labour court judges' exams, and has been teaching them some aspects of Swiss employment law. He is recognized by the legal directories for his work in Employment and Labour law. According to client quotes from Chambers, «nothing is impossible. There is always a solution.» He is a «very experienced and wise practitioner who is technically very strong, both on the advisory side and in courtroom proceedings.» Who's Who Legal quotes that he «always acquits himself exceptionally well», «is a "superb" litigator» and that «his advice is also “first rate", according to sources».

Vincent Carron graduated from the University of Fribourg School of Law in 1998, summa cum laude. In 1999–2000, he worked as a research assistant under the direction of Prof. N. Michel and Dr. E. Clerc on a Swiss National Science Foundation project concerning Public Procurement Remedies. In 2001, he worked as a teaching and research assistant for Prof. P. Pichonnaz at the University of Fribourg. He joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 2002. Vincent also studied at New York University where he was granted a full scholarship as an A.T. Vanderbilt scholar. He obtained his Master of Law in 2006 and was admitted to the New York Bar in 2007. In 2008, he became a Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law.

Recognitions

  • Chambers Europe: Employment
  • Legal 500: Employment
  • Who's Who Legal: Management, Labour and Employment

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