Mathias Burnand

Mathias Burnand
Partner · Attorney at Law · Master of Law · Master in Business Law (MBL)/LL.M.

Born on January 25, 1977, Mr. Mathias Burnand is the co-founder of the law firm 4 Avocats, which was renamed later the law firm Sedlex Avocats. After a Law Degree from the University of Fribourg and a Master in Business Law from the Universities of Lausanne and Geneva, he obtained the Bar Admission Certificate.
He is a member of the Ordre des Avocats Vaudois (OAV) and the Swiss Bar Association (FSA).
His practice areas are more particularly the following : Corporate and Business Law, Labor Law, Contract Law, Family Law, Media Law, Criminal Law and Sports Law.
Mr. Mathias Burnand regularly acts in high-profile cases.
In particular, he is a co-author of articles devoted to the law of limited liability companies and contracts between cultural institutions.
He is the President of the Fondation pour les Musiques Actuelles, which manages and operates the Docks concert hall in Lausanne.
In the past, he has served on the boards of other important cultural institutions.
Mr. Burnand is also a President of the Transfer Committee of the Swiss Football League (SFL) and a Member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Swiss Football Association (ASF).
He also has other institutional roles, in particular he is a member of the Examination Committee for the Bar Admission Certificate for the Canton de Vaud and of the Disciplinary Comittte of Ordre des Avocats Vaudois (OAV).

Mr. Burnand has also taught media law for several years at the Center for Journalism and Media Training (CFJM).

He regularly participates in conferences to speak on various issues of corporate law, family law, and the attorney-at-law profession.

Practice areas

Commercial law · Family law/Divorce · Torts and Personal Injury · Media law · Company law · Sports law · Employment law · Health law · Criminal law · Contract law