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Dr. Catherine Weniger

Counsel, Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law, CAS HEC

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes

P.O. Box 2088

1211 Geneva 1

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

French, English

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

Catherine Weniger is a Counsel in our Employment Law Group.

Practice Areas / Sectors and Industries

Expertise and Experience

  • Advising employers of various industries in M&A transactions, business and workforce restructuring operations, TUPE regulation, collective redundancy, etc.
  • Day to day advice to employers on all employment law matters (hiring and dismissal of individuals, termination agreements, recording of working time, sick and pregnant employees, incentive schemes, data protection, social security and pension plans, etc.)
  • Providing contractual employment documentation (employment contract, staff handbook, internal policies, incentive schemes) to companies relocating in Switzerland as well as reviewing and updating existing contractual employment documentation of various Swiss companies, including affiliates to multinational groups


Professional Experience
Counsel at Schellenberg Wittmer
Senior Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Associate and Partner in various law firms

Education and Admission
Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law
Bar Admission in Switzerland
Dr. iur. (PhD), University of Lausanne
Certificate of Advanced Studies, Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC), University of Lausanne
lic. iur., University of Lausanne

Additional Professional Activities
  • Member of the Association of Labour Law Specialists of Western Switzerland
  • Member of European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)


  • Legal 500: Employment

Selected Publications

Protection des données des employés dans le cadre de transferts d'entreprises et de fusions
in: La protection des données dans les relations de travail / Jean-Philippe Dunand,Pascal Mahon (éds). - Genève: Schulthess éd. romande, 2017, pp. 111-139