Mr Maxime Chollet > VISCHER > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Rue du Cloître 2-4
1211 Geneva 3

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Real Estate, Start-up Desk.


Partner, Head of Corporate & Commercial and Real Estate desks in Geneva.


Maxime Chollet specializes in corporate law, contracts law and real estate. He has extensive experience in private equity and venture capital, mergers & acquisitions and drafting and negotiating agreements for real estate investments and transactions as well as complex leases, total and general work contracts. In these domains, he also represents his clients in courts. Maxime Chollet holds a double academic degree in business administration (HEC) and law from the Universities of Geneva and Sydney. He is one of the founding partners as well as the managing partner of VISCHER Geneva offices.

Maxime Chollet also acts as special coach for the start-ups promoted by the Swiss innovation agency (Innosuisse) and is lecturer (Company Law) at the School of Business Administration of Geneva. 


English and French.


  • Geneva Association of Business Law (AGDA)
  • Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA)
  • Geneva Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Swiss Association of real estate professionals (USPI) 
  • Geneva Real Estate Chamber


  • Universities of Geneva and Sydney (M. Law, summa cum laude, 2008)
  • University of Geneva (B. Law, magna cum laude, 2006)
  • University of Geneva (M. Sc. in Business Administration (HEC), magna cum laude, 2005)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Real estate and construction

Full-service law firm VISCHER ‘has specialised lawyers‘ which advise on all real estate matters, including related issues such as taxes, contracts for work and services, public procurement, intellectual property and environmental law. The team, headed by Maxime Chollet and Roland Müller, has a ‘great deal of practical experience in supporting demanding real estate projects‘ and ‘is also extremely experienced and skilled in conducting difficult and complex negotiations‘. Andreas Albrecht and Beatrice Wagner Pfeifer are key contacts for planning and zoning law as well as environmental law. Litigation and arbitration specialist Raphael Butz made partner in 2021.