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Me Guillaume Etier is primarily active in Civil liability, Medical law and Health law. He has an established reputation in all fields related to accidents and personal injuries. He is also specialised in construction law and public markets.
Me Guillaume Etier has been active for almost 20 years in legal field of accidents (road traffic accidents, train and airplane accidents etc.). He advises and represents both claimants and defendants, whether they are individuals or businesses, in relation to all aspects of civil liability. He conducts his practice while establishing relationships of trust with his clientele.
Guillaume Etier has lectured on civil liability as part of the Master degree in civil and criminal at the University of Geneva for many years. In 2012 he lectured on the roman foundations of private law at the University of Neuchâtel and the University of Geneva.
Guillaume Etier also represents private clinics, medical centres, medical groups and doctors in complex fields such relationships with health insurers and health authorities, authorisations to practice and proceedings in front of the supervisory commission for health professionals and patients’ rights.
His clientele includes many architects, engineering offices and several companies active in the construction industry. He acts on their behalf in court proceedings relating to public markets, and assists them in all legal aspects of their activities.
Guillaume Etier is also passionate about art, including music. He is an active member of several executive committees of cultural organisations such as ‘Vision du réel’ (an international movie festival) and ‘L’Elastique citrique’ (a large Swiss school for circus art).
Guillaume Etier is one of the co-founders of Reiser Avocats. Prior to co-founding Reiser Avocats he practised at the Geneva Bar for almost 15 years within leading Genevan law firms (OHER Avocats ; BRS Avocats), including as a partner.
2008 Admitted to practice at the Geneva Bar
1999 Master degree in Law, University of Geneva
2003 DEA, University of Geneva
2006 PhD, Summa cum laude distinction, University of Geneva
- Membre de l’Ordre des avocats de Genève
- Membre de la Société suisse du droit de la responsabilité civile
- Membre de l’Association genevoise de droit des affaires (AGDA)
Conferences and academic activities
Lecturer on contractual liability and trust liability at the ‘Marathon du droit’ of the Ordre des avocats de Genève
Senior lecturer on civil liability at the University of Geneva (2016 – 2019)
Senior lecturer on Roman law and the roman foundations of private law at the University of Geneva and the University of Neuchâtel (2012 – 2013)
Conference as part of the Civil Liability Day titled « Les risques de développements », with Me Laurent Tran, 10.11.16.
Conference in Menthon, in collaboration with the University of Savoy titled « Responsabilité du détenteur d’un véhicule automobile à la suite d’un accident », 26.05.16.
Continuing education workshop on Civil liability for criminal court judges, 12.04.16.
Conference as part of the Civil Liability Day titled « Les grandes notions de la responsabilité civile et pénale, en collaboration avec le Professeur Bernhard Sträuli », 07.11.14.