Our Team

At your service to defend your rights

Tobias Zellweger

Founding Partner, PhD
French, English, German, Swiss German

Specialisation

  • Public Law

Main Areas

  • Fundamental and political rights
  • Immigration law
  • International administrative assistance
  • Construction and environmental law, land-use planning
  • Transport law (concessions, authorisations, planning approval proceedings)
  • Healthcare law (hospital planning, tariff disputes, social insurances)
  • Public procurement law
  • Public service law
  • Litigation before administrative jurisdictions on the cantonal and the federal level
  • Contract law and civil law

Experience

Dr Tobias Zellweger advises public authorities, private companies and individuals. He regularly conducts judicial proceedings, in particular before cantonal and federal administrative jurisdictions.

Slogan

“Stay focused and open-minded.”

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Fabien V. Rutz

Founding Partner
French, English, Turkish

Specialisation

  • International commercial arbitration, labour law, criminal law

Main Areas

  • Swiss and transnational contract law
  • Employment and labour law
  • Criminal business law
  • Internal investigation
  • Copyright and unfair competition law
  • Commercial law
  • Succession law
  • Civil liability law

Experience

In his areas of expertise, Mr Fabien V. Rutz regularly advises and defends small and medium-sized enterprises as well as private individuals. He provides assistance to employers during internal investigations and regularly acts as counsel in judicial and arbitral proceedings.

Slogan

“Ad augusta per angusta.”

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Anne Roux-Fouillet

Partner, Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law
French, English

Specialisation

  • Labour law (SBA)

Main Areas

  • Employment and labour law
  • Contract law and civil law
  • Public service law
  • Internal investigation
  • Social security law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Debt collection law

Experience

Anne Roux-Fouillet’s main area of practice is employment and labour law. She advises and represents private individual as well as national and multinational companies on all employment law matters. Anne Roux-Fouillet’s practice also includes social security matters and civil litigation.
Anne Roux-Fouillet is also a Deputy Judge at the Geneva Court of justice (Geneva Court of Appeal) since May 2022.

Slogan

“For every problem, there is a solution.”

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Laurent Thurnherr

Associate
French, German, English

Specialisation

  • Corporate law, contract law

Main Areas

  • Construction and real estate law
  • Tenancy law
  • Administrative law
  • Traffic and criminal law
  • Insolvency matters

Experience

Mr Laurent Thurnherr regularly advises in contract drafting, setting-up and transformation of companies, construction and real estate law. He defends and acts on behalf of companies as well as individuals in his areas of predilection, prioritizing as often as possible settlement agreements instead of expensive proceedings.

Slogan

“Whatever you do, do it carefully, without forgetting the goal.”

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Daniel Borges

Associate
French, Portuguese, English

Main Areas

  • Fundamental rights
  • Constitutional law
  • Contract law
  • Employment and labour law
  • Civil law and civil procedure
  • Personality rights
  • Immigration law

Experience

After accomplishing his lawyer’s internship with the Law Firm Pyxis Law, Mr Daniel Borges joined our team as an associate. He practices both legal advice and legal representation for individuals and companies, with the constant concern to remain attentive to the clients and their needs. In addition to his activities at the Law Firm, Mr Daniel Borges is also a visiting speaker during continuing education courses.

Slogan

“L’obligation de subir nous donne le droit de savoir.”

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Helena Ribeiro Pedrosa

Trainee Lawyer
French, English, Portuguese and German

Main Areas

  • Contract law
  • Intellectual property law
  • Digital law
  • Criminal law
  • Labour law
  • Health law
  • Migration law

Experience

Helena Ribeiro Pedrosa is a trainee lawyer with the Law Firm Pyxis Law.
Before joining the team of Pyxis Law, Helena Ribeiro Pedrosa studied at the University of Geneva where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Law, a French German Bilingual Master’s degree in Law, a Certificate in Transnational Law and a Certificate of advanced studies in legal professions.
She then worked as a research and teaching assistant at the Digital Law Center of the University of Geneva, before joining a local law firm as a trainee lawyer.
During her studies, she devoted a particular interest in contract law, digital law and migration law.

Slogan

“Nuance teaches humility, reminding that there is always more to learn and understand.”

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Julien Castello

Trainee Lawyer
French, English

Main Areas

  • Contract law
  • Arbitration
  • Anti-doping law
  • Association law
  • Employment and labour law
  • Civil law
  • Personality rights

Julien Castello is a trainee lawyer with the Law Firm Pyxis Law.
Before joining the team of Pyxis Law, Julien Castello studied at the University of Geneva where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Law. He then completed a Master’s degree in Law with a specialization in Sports law at the University of Neuchâtel. During his Master’s degree, he also spent an academic year as an exchange student at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid. He also holds a Certificate of advanced studies in legal professions from the University of Geneva.
Alongside his studies, Julien Castello worked as a summer intern at a local Law Firm in Geneva and a Swiss Law Firm in Tokyo (Japan). He then worked as a legal intern at the Gymnastics Ethics Foundation in Lausanne, sports body responsible for ensuring that the regulations of the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) are respected.
Throughout his experiences and studies, Julien Castello developed a particular interest in doping law, association law, athlete protection (Safeguarding) and internal disciplinary proceedings of sports federations.

Slogan

“Jita kyoei”

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