lic. iur., Attorney at Law
Luc Defferrard, partner with Walder Wyss since 2001, has been active in the finance and legal industry for many years. He mainly advises clients in domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions and financing, as well as in real estate and capital market. Luc Defferrard particularly focuses on private equity and venture capital transactions. He is regularly recommended by Chambers, Legal500 and IFLR1000. A client quoted by Chambers mentions him as having 'a very good eye for what is feasible yet always fights to get the best result for his client.'
Luc Defferrard was educated at the Geneva University (lic. iur. 1987) and registered as attorney-at-law with the Geneva Bar Registry in 1990. Prior to joining Walder Wyss, Luc Defferrard was working for seven years with UBS in Geneva, Zurich and New York as client manager and project manager in corporate and structured finance. In this position he developed the bank's structured finance offerings to clients in the French part of Switzerland.
Luc Defferrard speaks French, German and English. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.