Annick Fournier is mainly active in contract law and corporate law. In particular, she deals with labour law cases and represents our clients before the various judicial and administrative authorities.
Annick Fournier obtained a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in law at the University of Fribourg (summa cum laude – 1st in her class). She completed her legal internship in a renowned international law firm and was admitted to the Geneva Bar in 2017 (2nd patent). Annick Fournier then wrote a doctoral thesis in private law on the issue of attribution of knowledge in representation, legal persons and corporate groups (summa cum laude). Her thesis was awarded the Walther Hug Prize, the Peter Jäggi Prize and the Gottlob Prize. She was awarded a scholarship by the Swiss National Science Foundation and also worked as an assistant in private law. She also taught roman law and private law as a lecturer at the University of Fribourg (2019-2020).
Annick Fournier works in French and English and has a very good knowledge of German. She is admitted to practice throughout Switzerland. In parallel to her activity as a lawyer, she teaches private law at the University of Lausanne, as a substitute assistant professor and commercial law at Unidistance, as a lecturer.