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“very experienced and wise practitioner who is technically very strong, both on the advisory side and in courtroom proceedings”

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“always acquits himself exceptionally well”

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“is a "superb" litigator”

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“nothing is impossible, there is always a solution”

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“his advice is also “first rate”

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“effusive praise from market sources”

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“the best employment and labour lawyer in Geneva”

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“he perfectly masters the field – not just the legal issues but also the strategy”

 
Vincent Carron
Geneva

Vincent Carron, LL.M.

Partner, Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law

+41 22 707 8000

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Vincent Carron is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer’s Geneva office, where he heads the Employment Law Group.

Expertise

Experience

  • 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 and assistance in M&A transactions, 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, recording of working time, employer’s liability, due diligences)
  • Advising and representing clients in matters related to pension funds, covering both litigation and corporate aspects

Career

Professional Experience
2012
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
2004
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
2002
Trainee Lawyer at Schellenberg Wittmer
2001-2002
Teaching and research assistant at University of Fribourg
1999-2000
Research assistant on a Swiss National Science Foundation Project on Public Procurement Remedies
Education and Admission
2008
Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law
2007
Bar Admission in New York
2006
Master of Laws (LL.M.), New York University
2004
Bar Admission in Switzerland
1998
lic. iur., University of Fribourg (summa cum laude)
Additional Professional Activities
  • Regular publications in his fields of specialization
  • Member of the European Employment Law Association
  • 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' oral exams, and has been teaching them some aspects of Swiss employment law
 

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