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Bar Admission: Switzerland, 1996
Office: Geneva
Languages: French, English

Contact

Dr. Catherine Weniger
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

Dr. Catherine Weniger

Counsel, Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law, CAS HEC

Contact

Dr. Catherine Weniger
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

Catherine Weniger is Counsel in our Employment Law Group.

Catherine Weniger has considerable experience in all aspects of employment law. She advises local and international companies on global employment matters, including employment contracts, policies and procedures, termination agreements, structure of severance payments, pension funds, business and workforce restructuring operations. She has experience in the employment aspects of corporate transactions and advises employers on employment implications of mergers and acquisitions, notably employee transfers, consultation process, benefits harmonization, data protection. She has a vast litigation background as well, which encompasses a wide range of employment-related matters.

Catherine Weniger graduated from the law school of the University of Lausanne in 1989. She then worked as a research assistant under the direction of Prof. Bernard Dutoit (comparative law).
She obtained a Certificate of Advanced Studies from the Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC) of the University of Lausanne in 1992 and a PhD from the University of Lausanne in 1994.

Catherine Weniger was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1996 and worked first as an associate and then as a partner in a law firm in Lausanne.

In 2008, she became a Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law and, since then, has been a member of the Association of Labour Law Specialists of Western Switzerland. She is also a member of the European Employment Law Association.

Catherine Weniger joined our firm in 2015.