Evelyne S. GYGAX
Attorney at law
Solicitor (England & Wales) in preparation
French – German – Swiss German – English
Master of Law (MLaw) – University of Lausanne (2010)
Admission to the Bar (2014)
Member of the Valais Lawyers’ Association, the Valais Young Bar Association and the Swiss Attorneys Federation (2017)
Scope of activities
– Matrimonial and inheritance law
– Employment law
– Civil / criminal litigation
– Property law
– Contract and commercial law
– International law
– Taking up residency in Switzerland
Background, career path and experience
Me Evelyne S. Gygax studied law at the University of Lausanne (2004-2010), where she was awarded a Master of Law degree qualified magna cum laude. She then worked as scientific associate for MCE Avocats in Lausanne, as coordination and part author of the Commentaire du droit des successions (commentary on inheritance law). She also worked as court clerk for the public prosecutor for the Lausanne district and the Employment Courts of La Côte.
Before Me Gygax joined MC Lawyers LLC in October 2017 as associate, she successfully completed a traineeship with LKNR & Associés in Yverdon-les-Bains. Thereafter, she worked as associate in London for the Swiss law firm Froriep (licence to engage in a given financial-market activity, cross-border finance, registration of aircraft). She also participated in international projects in London, with regard to banking and commercial compliance, as part of legal investigations.
Me Gygax passed the written exam to qualify as English and Welsh solicitor, and is currently preparing the oral part of the exam. This allows her to have a deep understanding of different legal systems, as well as develop her sense of creative solutions and negotiation.