Chambers Global 2022

“knows the banking industry very well and his input is always valuable in terms of strategy and decision-making”

Chambers Global 2022

“He is a very hard-working and pragmatic lawyer”

Who's Who Legal 2022

“highly skilled, business-oriented and pragmatic”

Who's Who Legal 2022

“deep understanding of the legal framework and practical issues financial clients face”

Who's Who Legal 2022

“quick understanding of complex matters”

Who's Who Legal 2022

“able to combine outstanding technical legal skills with a solution-oriented approach”

Who's Who Legal 2022

“exceptional technical legal skills”

Who's Who Legal 2022

“always gives on-point, strategic advice”

Legal 500 2022

“knows the M&A process well”

Legal 500 2022

“extremely efficient and pleasant”

Legal 500 2022

“anticipate the key challenges”

Tarek Houdrouge

Tringa Aliu


Tarek Houdrouge is Co-Head of our Banking and Finance Group in Geneva and a Partner in our Mergers and Acquisitions Group (ranked Band 1 by Legal 500). He specializes in banking and finance, national and cross-border M&A, corporate law and commercial contracts, including corporate restructurings, corporate governance matters, finance transactions, private equity and venture capital.


  • Assisted banks and investors in acquisitions/disposals of banks and clients' portfolios and in merger projects in the banking sector
  • Advises Swiss and foreign banks and financial institutions in all regulatory matters and in lending transactions
  • Counsel to Swiss and foreign banks and financial institutions in cross-border activities, including distribution of financial products
  • Swiss counsel to Procter & Gamble International Operations SA in the sales of Select Specialty P&G Beauty brands to Coty Inc. and of the Duracell business to Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
  • Regular assistance to clients, including multinational groups of companies, on corporate law and corporate governance


Professional Experience
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
Senior Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Associate in a large business law firm in Geneva
Education and Admission
Bar Admission in New York
LL.M., Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago
Bar Admission in Switzerland
Master of Law, European and International Economic Law, University of Lausanne
lic. iur., University of Lausanne
Additional Professional Activities
  • Member of various professional organizations, such as the Geneva and Swiss Bar Associations, AIJA, CEDIDAC and AGDA

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