Mr Guy Vermeil > Lenz & Staehelin > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Lenz & Staehelin
1211 GENEVA 6

Work Department

Technology, Media & Telecoms, Outsourcing (ITO, BPO transactions), Corporate and M&A, Bankruptcy and Reorganization of Distressed Companies, Commercial and Contracts, Private Clients


Managing Partner, Head of Technology and Outsourcing


Admission to Geneva Bar (1988), Admission to New York Bar (1990), Associate at Lenz & Staehelin (1991), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (1997)


French, English, German


Geneva Bar Association (OdA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), International Bar Association (IBA), Association Genevoise de Droit des Affaires (AGDA), Member of the Council of the Geneva Bar Association (since 2007)


University of Geneva (lic. iur. 1984), Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina (LL. M. 1989)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > TMT

In the TMT field, Lenz & Staehelin assists clients stemming from the financial services and telecoms sectors with transactional and regulatory matters. The team also advises on outsourcing and re-insourcing matters, licensing issues, e-commerce work, international roaming mandates, public procurements, carve-outs and restructurings. Lukas Morscher heads up the Zurich office and is experienced in international transactions and business sourcing matters. Guy Vermeil leads the Geneva practice and focuses on corporate and M&A matters, including distressed M&A, while associate Lukas Staub focuses on outsourcing, data protection and e-commerce matters.

Switzerland > Data privacy and data protection

The data privacy and data protection practice of Lenz & Staehelin offers a full range of services to its national and international clients. The team advises on data privacy and security regulatory compliance issues, carries out cross-border data privacy surveys, drafts and reviews general corporate group and HR policies and provides support in matters concerning whistleblowing, employee telephone, internet and e-mail use as well as customer data and social media use. Rayan Houdrouge and Guy Vermeil head the Geneva office and Lukas Morscher and Jürg Simon head the Zurich office.

Switzerland > Healthcare and life sciences

Lenz & Staehelin fields an experienced team with specialists from different areas. The group is regularly instructed by healthcare providers, academic institutions and companies operating in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, biotech and diagnostics sectors. The practice is headed up by teams in Zurich and Geneva: IP and regulatory specialist Thierry Calame, corporate practitioner Stephan Erni and dispute resolution expert Harold Frey are the names to note in the German-Swiss office, while Xavier Favre-BulleAndreas Rötheli and Guy Vermeil take the lead in the latter. Counsel Lara Dorigo is also a key advisor and litigator.