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The firm

Based in Geneva, Switzerland, MANGEAT is a dynamic law firm helping clients to achieve their ambitions in today’s complex and fast-changing world.

When it was founded in January 2016, the firm brought to its clients the benefit of working with an already fully formed and experienced team. Its three founders, Grégoire Mangeat, Joël Chevallaz and Fabien Aepli, had all worked together for more than a decade and all their current senior associates followed them from Eversheds Sutherland Switzerland.

The entire team aims to challenge the status quo while delivering solutions and results that exceed the clients’ expectations. To mitigate risks and seize opportunities, the firm gives the highest importance to the continuous education and training of its team. Combined with an agile mindset and a permanent team-oriented approach, this enables its attorneys to compete with the top practices in the country. In order to better deal with the increasing complexity of a more connected and global landscape, the firm also developed a network of more than 250 lawyers in most jurisdictions over the world, allowing it to assist its clients in all types of cross-border activities.

MANGEAT aims to be at the forefront of the legal profession by always thinking ahead, implementing innovative tools and offering a seamless collaboration between a wide range of talents, both within and outside the legal world.

Areas of practice

The firm’s core service lines include banking and financial services, corporate and commercial, dispute resolution, employment, fraud and financial crime, real estate and restructuring.

The firm helps its clients to face the evolving market norms and the many challenges that arise such as obtaining required authorisations from the supervisory authority, ensuring compliance with legal, regulatory and internal duties, amending internal documents and general terms and conditions, and anticipating coming regulations.

After adding a new partner to its litigation team in 2017, the firm now offers a dedicated Spanish and Latin American desk for Spanish and Portuguese-speaking clients.

For corporate clients, MANGEAT provides creative, customised and cost-effective services in organisational matters and transactions taking place in the specific industries its clients operate in. This includes compliance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, corporate reorganisations and shareholders agreements. On the commercial side, this includes negotiating, drafting and reviewing commercial contracts for domestic and cross-border transactions as well as general terms and conditions.

In data protection matters, two of the firm’s senior associates are now Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E).

The firm also combines skills from different practice areas that cover employment law, including corporate, contract and dispute resolution with experience in both private employment and public labour law.

In real estate matters, the firm’s main activities include real estate development, finance and securitisation, sale and leaseback transactions, environmental matters, permits for acquisitions of real estate and second home-related aspects. In 2017, the firm strengthened its ability to provide solutions in structuring and executing complex transactions with the addition of a new partner specialised in real estate and construction matters.


  • Contact
  • Fabien Aepli (Managing Partner) (
  • Number of lawyers: 11-50
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

Above material supplied by Mangeat Attorneys at Law LLC.

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