Dr. Yvan Guichard

Dr. Yvan Guichard
Partner · Attorney at Law · PH.D. in Law · CAS Inheritance Law · Certified specialist SBA inheritance Law

Dr. Yvan Guichard is admitted to practice in Switzerland and is registered as an attorney at the Bar of the canton of Vaud. He holds a law degree and a Ph.D. in law from the University of Lausanne. He was qualified to practice as an attorney in 2002.
After having worked as a law clerk in various judicial authorities of the canton of Vaud (2002-2004) with the idea of orienting his career towards the judiciary, he quickly returned to his first passion, initially as an associate at the RWB law firm and then as a co-founder in 2007 of the law firm 4 Avocats, whose merger with the BDMA law firm in 2011 gave rise to SedLEX Avocats.
Since he restarted practicing as an attorney, Dr. Yvan Guichard focused his practice on Inheritance law, a field in which he obtained the title of Certified Specialist Lawyer SBA (Swiss Bar Association) in 2016. He also has an extensive expertise in Real estate law (in particular, condominium ownership), Lease law, Traffic law and Family law. Yvan is also a member the Vaud Bar Association and of the Swiss Bar Association and the author of a doctoral thesis published in 2002, entitled “Les restrictions au droit de disposer du logement de la famille, étude des art. 169 al. 1 CC et 266m al. 1 CO”.

Practice areas

Civil law · Traffic law · Family law/Divorce · Inheritance law · Lease law · Employment law · Contract law