SIGMA LEGAL

Vincent
Pfammatter.

Attorney at law, Partner
LL.M. (UC Berkeley)


Who am I?

In my daily practice, I advise mostly for and non-profit entities. What characterizes me? A holistic and polyvalent way of tackling legal issues, with a view to reach global solutions. My interest in the law of new technologies, as well as in philanthropy are also part of my tool kit.

What led me to sigma legal?

•  Lenz & Staehelin, Geneva (2009-2016)
•  United Nations Office at Geneva, Joint Appeals Board (2009)
•  CMS von Erlach Poncet (then ZPG), Geneva (2006-2008, Geneva Bar exam in 2008)
•  UC Berkeley Law School, LL.M. (2012-2013)
•  Bachelor and Master in law, Universities of Fribourg and Madrid CEU (2001-2006)

Other professional highlights and projects in progress:

Recent deals and cases:
• Assisted five companies in an M&A transaction with a large group in the energy field; Internal restructuring of multinational tech company
• Assisted 10+ entities on GDPR compliance projects across all industry sectors (hospitals, NGOs, tech companies); assisted a UN agency in the review of their data protection management worldwide
• Assisted  numerous NGOs, philanthropists and social entrepreneurs in the setting up of charities or other non-profit entities, obtaining tax exemptions and dealing with everyday legal issues

Boards and other engagements:
• Academic Fellow at the Geneva Center for Philanthropy  
• Secretary general of the Société genevoise de droit et de législation (SGDL) 

Pro bono:
• Pro-bono lawyer of Ashoka Switzerland
• Board member of various non-profit entities
• Cofounder of  Neurhone

 

You can talk to me in:

French / English / German / Spanish

I can answer you in:

French / English / German

When I am not at sigma legal, you can find me:

On a Tennis Court
• In Valais (mostly in Saas-fee)
• 
Travelling with my family