Jacques Roulet

roulet@brsavocats.ch

Partner
Deputy Magistrate at the Geneva Criminal Court
Born in 1956
Married, 3 children

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LANGUAGES

  • French, English

MAIN FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Contract law, company law, commercial and banking law
  • Civil and criminal liability
  • Insurance law (social security and private insurance)
  • Real estate, territorial planning, construction permits, real estate promotions, neighborhood conflicts, condominiums, expropriation, lease agreements)
  • Construction law (construction projects and litigation, contractors and architects)
  • Succession
  • Litigation (debt collection, bankruptcy, legal mortgages)
  • Administrative law (permits for businesses, transports, taxis, limousines, opposition to decisions, difficulties within the relationship with the authorities, control of the validity of the statutes and of the attributions of the authorities)
  • Medical law (assistance and counsel to physicians and patients, medical errors or accidents, relationships with the health- or accident insurance; medical practice)
  • Traffic law (accidents, homicides, injuries, misdemeanors, withdrawal of driver's licence, traffic liability law)
  • Criminal law

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Geneva Bar Association
  • Swiss Law­yers' Federation
  • Admitted to the Geneva and Wallis Bars

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree at the University of Geneva (1981)
  • Bar Exam, Geneva (1983)

PROFESSIONNAL EXPERIENCE

  • Partner of the Firm BRS AVOCATS, formerly ROULETAVOCATS
  • Founding partner of the lawfirm NRM since 1994
  • Partner of the Firm Montavon, Nanchen & Roulet (1984 - 1993)
  • Trainee of the Firm Montavon, Seiler & Reber (1981 - 1983)
  • Deputy Magistrate at the Geneva Criminal Court since 2011
  • Deputy Magistrate at the Geneva Civil Court (Tribunal de première instance) from 1990 to 2010 (President of the "Tribunal de Police, Investigating Judge, President of civil Chamber)
  • Expert for the elaboration of a new Geneva law on the transport of persons, taxis and limousines (2003 - 2005)
  • Founder of the T.A.R - Arbitration Tribunal in Traffic Matters ("Tribunal Arbitral de la Route)
  • Founder of the swiss network Avocats de la Route


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