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Tarek Houdrouge, LL.M.

Partner

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

Languages:
French, English, German

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

Tarek Houdrouge is a Partner in our Banking and Finance Group and our Corporate and Commercial Group in Geneva. His main areas are banking and finance, transactions and corporate law, combining a banking and finance expertise with an M&A practice. His practice covers also commercial contracts and commercial transactions, including corporate restructurings, private equity and joint ventures.

Practice Areas / Sectors and Industries

Expertise and Experience

  • Assisted banks and investors in acquisitions/disposals of banks and clients' portfolios and in merger projects in the banking sector
  • Advises Swiss and foreign banks and financial institutions in all regulatory matters and in lending transactions
  • Counsel to Swiss and foreign banks and financial institutions in cross-border activities, including distribution of financial products
  • Swiss counsel to Procter & Gamble International Operations SA in the sales of Select Specialty P&G Beauty brands to Coty Inc. and of the Duracell business to Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
  • Regular assistance to clients, including multinational groups of companies, on corporate law and corporate governance

Career

Professional Experience
2017
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
2010
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
2006
Associate in a large business law firm in Geneva

Education and Admission
2011
Bar Admission in New York
2010
Master of Laws (LL.M.), Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago
2006
Bar Admission in Switzerland
2004
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in European and International Economic Law
2003
lic. iur., University of Lausanne

Additional Professional Activities
  • Member of various professional organizations, such as the Geneva and Swiss Bar Associations, AIJA, CEDIDAC and AGDA

Recognitions

  • Legal 500: Banking & Finance Next Generation Lawyer; Commercial, Corporate/M&A
  • Leaders League International Corporate Finance Guide 2017
  • Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Banking
  • Expert Guides: Rising Star (Banking and Finance) 2017

„highly recommended “

Who's Who Legal Switzerland