MLaw, Attorney at Law
Laurent Schmidt advises Swiss and foreign clients in corporate law, as well as in banking and finance. In particular, he advises domestic and foreign companies on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. He also acts for banks and their clients in disputes and deals with all aspects of corporate and commercial law.
In 2012, Laurent Schmidt obtained a law degree (MLaw, bilingual French/German) from the University of Fribourg. He was admitted to the Geneva Bar in February 2015, ranked top of his class. Before joining Walder Wyss he worked as an associate with another business law firm in Geneva, where he had previously performed his attorney traineeship. Before that, Laurent Schmidt trained with the Federal Criminal Court in Bellinzona as well as with a major pharmaceutical company in Basel.
Laurent Schmidt speaks French, German, English and Italian (fair knowledge). He is a member of the Geneva Bar Association and the Swiss Bar Association.