“incredibly business-oriented and efficient”


“I was impressed by his availability, it feels like you are the only client on the books”


“very experienced and wise practitioner who is technically very strong, both on the advisory side and in courtroom proceedings”

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“always acquits himself exceptionally well”

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“is a "superb" litigator”


“nothing is impossible, there is always a solution”

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“his advice is also “first rate”

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“effusive praise from market sources”

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“the best employment and labour lawyer in Geneva”

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“he perfectly masters the field – not just the legal issues but also the strategy”

Vincent Carron

Vincent Carron, LL.M.

Partner, Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law

+41 22 707 8000

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Stephanie Germain


Vincent Carron is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer’s Geneva office, where he heads the Employment Law Group.



  • Extensive experience representing clients before the labor courts and advising them on all employment law matters (including review of contracts, employee handbooks, termination agreements, unilateral and collective dismissals, business transfers and assistance in M&A transactions, structure of severance payments, aspects of international employee transfers, international social security coordination, lease of services, restructuring of remuneration and bonus schemes, work schedule reductions, recording of working time, employer’s liability, due diligences)
  • Advising and representing clients in matters related to pension funds (2nd pillar), covering both litigation and advice


Professional Experience
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Trainee Lawyer at Schellenberg Wittmer
Teaching and research assistant at University of Fribourg
Research assistant on a Swiss National Science Foundation Project on Public Procurement Remedies
Education and Admission
Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law
Bar Admission in New York
LL.M., New York University
Bar Admission in Switzerland
lic. iur., University of Fribourg (summa cum laude)
Additional Professional Activities
  • Regular publications in his fields of specialization
  • Member of the European Employment Law Association
  • Former President of the West Switzerland Association of Employment Law Specialists
  • Vincent Carron is part of the Exam Committee in charge of the Geneva labour court judges' oral exams, and has been teaching them some aspects of Swiss employment law

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