Léa Froidevaux is part of the Dispute Resolution team and advises clients in various litigious matters. Her practice focuses on criminal law and contract law, as well as international commercial arbitration.


Léa Froidevaux has recently acted as legal counsel, among others, in the following matters:

  • Criminal proceedings in the field of white collar crime and international mutual assistance, along with other complex criminal proceedings before federal and cantonal authorities
  • ICC arbitration proceedings, in the capacity of counsel as well as of secretary of the Arbitral Tribunal
  • Civil proceeding regarding the warranty of quality and fitness in a real estate sales contract, and other disputes such as the compliance with a non-compete clause or the unlawful termination of a contract in employment law


2022 Admitted to the Bar, Attorney-at-law
2019 Certificate of advanced studies in legal professions, University of Geneva
2019 Master of Law, University of Geneva, including a semester at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
20197 Bachelor of Law, major in European Law, University of Fribourg
2023 Associate, Niederer Kraft Frey, Geneva
2021 Junior Associate, Swiss law firm, Geneva
2020 Trainee and Legal Assistant (collaboratrice juridique), Office of the General Attorney of Switzerland, Bern
2019 Research Assistant, Chair of Private Law of Prof. Franz Werro, University of Fribourg
2014 – 2017 Summer Trainee in law firms and in a company