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Tarek Houdrouge, LL.M.


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, 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


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

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

Additional Professional Activities
  • Publications and speaking engagements in the fields of banking and finance and corporate law
  • Member of various professional organizations, such as the Geneva and Swiss Bar Associations, AIJA, CEDIDAC and AGDA