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Lenz & Staehelin

ROUTE DE CHÊNE 30, 1211 GENEVA 6, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 450 70 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 450 70 01
Email:
Web:
www.lenzstaehelin.com
Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich
Lenz & Staehelin, Rayan Houdrouge, Geneva, SWITZERLAND

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Rayan Houdrouge

Tel:
Work +41 58 450 70 00
Email:
Web:
www.lenzstaehelin.com
Lenz & Staehelin

Work Department

Employment and Pensions, Immigration, Commercial and Contracts, Competition, Tax-exempt/Non-Profit organizations.

Position

Rayan Houdrouge leads the Employment and Pensions practice group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. As an accredited labour law expert (SBA certificate), he advises and represents Swiss and multinational companies as well as international organizations on all employment law matters. He has an extensive experience in executive transfers, employee benefits, compensation packages, work regulations, internal audits and collective procedures such as business transfers and collective dismissals. Rayan Houdrouge is also an accredited social security expert (Swiss federal certificate) and regularly assists clients in matters related to social security and pension funds, including contentious aspects.

His other main area of practice is competition law, and in particular in the context of internal audits, merger control filings and cartel-related investigations.

Career

Admission to Geneva Bar (2005), Associate at Lenz & Staehelin (2005), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (2014).

Languages

French, English, German.

Member

Geneva Bar Association (OdA), Swiss Bar Association (FSA), International Bar Association (IBA), Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA), President of the UIA Immigration and Nationality Law Commission.

Education

University of Lausanne (lic. iur., 2002), New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Corporate Law, 2007), Certified Social Security Expert, Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law (2016).


Switzerland

Employment

Within: Employment

The sizeable employment and pension practice at Lenz & Staehelin 'provides very commercial advice in a responsive manner, managing delivery expectations well'. With special experience in the drafting of employment rules and regulations, executive compensation aspects and cross-border employee transfers, clients stem from a variety of sectors, including banking, engineering, IT, retail and pharmaceuticals. In an ongoing highlight, Rayan Houdrouge represents Uber in multiple social security disputes, such as appeal proceedings against authorities, employment-related claims from drivers and administrative proceedings concerning the requirement of a staff leasing licence. Matthias Oertle, who 'is good at explaining legal provisions in a user-friendly way', advised Moody's Analytics on its acquisition of Bureau van Dijk Editions Electroniques.

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