We achieved last year our B Corp certification, joining a responsible business community that meets the highest verified standards of environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance, transparency, and accountability. More about the BCorp movement and certification process here.
As part of our commitment to reduce our carbon footprint, we have been awarded an impact label by the myclimate foundation, championing effective climate protection.
Diversity and inclusion are part of our core values. We actively promote the equitable inclusion of individuals regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, maternity, origin, ethnicity, age, culture, faith or disability status. Our commitment creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive work environment that values and respects every person's qualities is reflected in our top CSR certification by EcoVadis, an independent rating agency for corporate social responsibility performance.
Our firm is a proud member of the Net Zero Lawyers Alliance, mobilising commercial lawyers, law firms and the law to accelerate the transition to net zero. More information on the NZLA and its mission here.
LISI's mission is to make the investment space more approachable, appealing and accessible for every stakeholder involved in the process. Our firm has been involved in the co-creation of the "Impact Term Sheet", a European wide standardization effort to facilitate impact investing. More information here.
We are involved through lectures given by one of our partners in the Master in Sustainable Management and Technology (SMT) managed by the Entreprise for Society Center (E4S) of the University of Lausanne, IMD and EPFL. More information here.
"1. Strong team - clearly reinforced visibility on the market, several senior hires. 2. Deal-makers and skilled negotiators - they understand the business environment and work for the deal. 3. For mid-market deals, a very valuable choice compared to bigger firms. 4. They are fun to work with."
"Knowledgeable, experienced, responsive, fast, convincing, authoritative."
- IFLR 2020/2021
‘id est avocats have provided us with very comprehensive and timely advice on broad cross-section of legal and commercial issues on which we have sought their counsel. We would highly recommend them to others.’
‘Juliette Ancelle is experienced in social law compliance matters, implementing measures as a result of investigations carried out by labour authorities as well as setting up employee incentive plans.’
"Swiss law firm id est avocats Sàrl stands out for its longstanding work advising cleantech companies."
- Legal500 Green Guide, 2023
id est avocats sàrl is singled out for its focus on corporate work in the technology sector, which includes advising companies from industries ranging from computing, medtech and fintech to professional services.
- Legal500, 2021
‘Very personal service and quick responses.’
‘Able to jump in late to a situation and deal with complex issues.’
‘Small boutique firm, its key partners are very hands-on and directly involved in doing the deal, very good value for money.’
- Legal500, 2021
‘The team is experienced in assisting with the drafting of key licensing contracts, the sharing and use of personal and aggregated data, negotiating data protection agreements, drafting of privacy policies and cookie walls for websites as well as compliance audits.’
‘High level of knowledge in the fields of intellectual property, copyrights, image rights for music and technology industry, company laws and estates.’
- Legal500, 2021