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.

Tel:  +41 (0)22 715 00 55
Fax: +41 (0)22 715 00 50

 

Rue de Berne 10
1201 Geneva, Switzerland

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