Mr Fabien Aepli > Mangeat Attorneys at Law LLC > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Mangeat Attorneys at Law LLC
1211 GENEVE 11

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Commercial Contracts and Corporate Law.

Fabien Aepli specialises in advising financial institutions (including banks, independent asset managers and distributors of collective investment schemes) on asset management matters and contracts, organisational rules, directives or processes, including when dealing with regulators (e.g. FINMA). He has proven experience in advising multinational companies and SMEs, on both Swiss and international level, in cross-border transactions such as agency, distribution, licence or service agreements.

He also specialises in drafting commercial contracts and general terms and conditions, and advising on compliance and regulatory issues. He advises companies and stakeholders on the structuring and setting-up of businesses and corporate reorganisation.


Founder and Partner at MANGEAT


Since 2020 Partner at Mangeat Attorneys at Law LLC, Geneva

2016- 2020 Managing Partner at Mangeat Attorneys at Law LLC, Geneva

2011- 2015 Partner at Eversheds Ltd, Geneva

2009 – 2011 Senior associate at Eversheds Ltd, Geneva

2006 – 2009 Associate at a Swiss law firm, Geneva

2003 – 2005 Trainee at a Swiss law firm, Geneva

2000 – 2002 Part-time employee at an international industrial company, marketing finance     department, Lausanne


French, English, German


• Geneva and Swiss Bar Associations
• British Swiss Chamber of Commerce
• Geneva Association of Corporate Law (AGDA)


Certificate of Advanced Studies in Financial Regulation, Universities of Geneva and Bern (2017)

LL.M. in International Trade Law, University Institute Of European Studies, Turin, Italy (2015)

M.B.L.-HSG, Master of European and International Business Law, University Of St.Gallen (2007)

Program of Instruction for Lawyers, Harvard Law School, USA (Program on Negotiation, 2007)

Admitted to the Geneva Bar (2005)

Postgraduate degree, Institut de Lutte Contre la Criminalité Économique, Haute École ARC, Neuchâtel and Lausanne (2005)

Law degree (lic. iur.), Universities of Fribourg and Zurich (2003)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Healthcare and life sciences

Mangeat Attorneys at Law LLC‘s team acts for medical device manufacturers and life sciences companies as well as healthcare institutions and professionals. In addition to handling corporate and commercial work in this space, it is also noted for its involvement in malpractice cases and other disputes; Grégoire Mangeat and counsel Sara Dousset are the key contacts for these cases. Fabien Aepli is well versed in commercial contracts and licence agreements.

Switzerland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Mangeat Attorneys at Law LLC‘s practice covers corporate, commercial and M&A mandates. The team is experienced in the financial services, pharmaceutical, IT and real estate sectors and advises national and international clients. Fabien Aepli heads the practice and is a key contact for agreements, governance and compliance matters. Joël Chevallaz and senior associate Nurith Cohen are also prominent practitioners.

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Geneva

The team at Mangeat Attorneys at Law LLC is experienced in matters relating to market access and financial regulations. The practice covers transactional matters including loans, financings and guarantees, fintech-related issues and asset management, and also advises on anti-money laundering. Clients include funds and financial advisers. Practice head Fabien Aepli is frequently sought out to act for financial institutions and, in addition to advising on work relating to asset management, is also active in regulatory authorisations. He is supported by Ramon Rodriguez, who is well versed in criminal and civil proceedings relating to the banking space. Another noted practitioner is senior associate Nurith Cohen.