Steven Fillettaz

Steven Fillettaz

What are your areas of specialty?

Banking and corporate finance law, corporate law, contract law, financial regulation, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and commercial litigation.

What kind of matters do you enjoy the most?

I enjoy working on files with economic and/or financial backgrounds.

Tell us about your academic and professional background.

I  graduated with both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in law from the University of Geneva  in September 2015 and February 2017respectively. I decided to focus my studies on business and economic law, as well as in financial regulation. I wrote my master's thesis on the assessment of the suitability of the financial service rendered to clients by the financial services providers according to the Swiss Financial Services Act.

After my graduation, I gained experience in Swiss and international tax matters in a “Big-Four” company where I worked as a corporate tax consultant.

Wishing to practice as a lawyer, I later obtained a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Legal Professions from the University of Geneva in 2019. I was admitted to the Geneva Bar two years after.

Prior to joining lecocqassociate, I completed a twenty four (24) month traineeship in a Geneva-based law firm where I, notably, gained exposure to contract, corporate law, commercial litigation and white-collar crime.

How many languages do you speak?

I speak French, English and have passive knowledge in German.

What made you want to be a solicitor/ lawyer?

Helping others to defend their points of view or to implement their ideas has always been a great source of motivation.

Business aside, what do you enjoy doing when you are not in the office?

I enjoy playing tennis or hitting the road with my road bike. Also, I have recently started to play golf, so every time I have the chance, I try to improve my skills on the golf course.

What is your secret talent?

This year, I have found to the motivation to get prepared and to run Sierre-Zinal, which is a Swiss Alps mountain race of 31km with2’100m of D+ and 1’100 of D-. My ultimate goal, in a near future, is to participate in another Swiss Alps mountain race from Zermatt to Verbier, which is “Patrouille des Glaciers”.




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