Nicolas Iynedjian

Nicolas Iynedjian

Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law




Direct phone: +41 58 658 83 80

Curriculum Vitae

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An expert in real estate law, Nicolas Iynedjian also advises Swiss and international clients on all aspects of real estate legal matters. A significant portion of his work is in connection with real estate and includes acquisition, lease, loan, security interest, regulatory and zoning matters, as well as dispute resolution. "Nicolas Iynedjian has won his last 4 appeals to the Federal Court two of them being published landmark cases (ATF 142 III 204 [commercial register]; 4A_208/2016 [constitutional prohibition of arbitrary]; 4A 550/2020 [lease, eviction]; 9C_102/2023 to be published [pro domo, constitutional prohibition of double taxation, real estate])."

Nicolas’s work experience includes practice with a major Swiss law firm in Zurich, Geneva and Lausanne as well as with a leading US law firm in New York City. He teaches negotiation at the Lausanne University Centre for Business Law (CEDIDAC), and at the Aix-Marseille Université Faculté de droit et de science politique (DESU Droit et pratique de la médiation et de la négociation en droit des affaires). Nicolas is the author of a number of legal publications, mainly on security interests and contract negotiation.

Nicolas graduated in 1995, earned a doctorate in 1999 at the University of Lausanne and an LL.M. (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) at Columbia School of Law in New York City in 2003.

Nicolas speaks French, English and German. He is a member of the Vaud Bar Association, the Columbia Law School Association, the Center for Business Law of the University of Lausanne and the Vaud Young Lawyers Association. He acted as a member of Disciplinary Commission of the Vaud Bar Association and was member of the Commission of the Vaud Bar Exam.

Nicolas acts as an independent Member of the Board of Directors of Halter Holding AG.

Sale & Leaseback transactions / New Swiss Federal Supreme Court ruling on unfair rents / Questions and pitfalls in relation to interim use / The Federal Council’s draft bill to amend the law on construction contracts

Projet vaudois sur le subventionnement de certains baux commerciaux des mois de mai et juin 2020

Accord genevois sur les baux commerciaux ne dépassant pas CHF 3500 par mois

Negociation - The 3 tensions

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Switzerland


Negotiation in Family Law


Board of Directors, Negotiation and Interests


Strengthening of the free internal market access for lawyers – Comment on the Federal court"s decision 2C 85/2008 of September 24, 2008

Negotiation – How to Persuade




Elements of Negotiation

Negotiation in M&A Transactions

Basics of Negotiation

Negotiation and Mediation

The pledge of registered shares

120"000 court files in Geneva: ask your lawyer to negociate

Asset Deal in a Banking Transaction

Venture Capital – An Introduction to Legal Framework I

Venture Capital – An Introduction to Legal Framework II

Negociation – Practical guide

Global Security Interests

Global bank guarantees – A study of banking law

The distribution contracts

Securities and bankguarantees

The revised Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law