Avocats Anwälte is a law firm located in the heart of the city of Fribourg. The partners of the law firm are André Clerc, Nicole Schmutz Larequi, Elmar Wohlhauser and Jérémie Overney. Marco Schwartz is an associate.
The firm provides legal advice and representation for companies, public authorities and private individuals before judicial and administrative authorities throughout Switzerland. The lawyers of the law firm Avocats Anwälte practice in all areas of law, in particular in criminal law, civil law (family law, contract law, inheritance law, tenancy law, labour law, etc.) and administrative law (construction law, law on foreigners, road traffic law, etc.). The firm is also at the disposal of companies and individuals for dispute resolution through mediation and the preparation of legal opinions.
The lawyers practice in French, German and/or English. Our law firm, which is intended to be on a human scale, is synonymous not only with multilingualism, but also with teamwork. Our clients thus have the opportunity to benefit from the expertise of several lawyers. The lawyers of the firm act in a pragmatic manner in order to find quick solutions at reasonable costs.
Field of activity
Advising and representing clients in family law (divorce, separation), inheritance law, adult and child protection, property law, etc.
Defence of accused persons, private plaintiffs and victims in criminal matters.
Advice and representation of clients and companies in the field of commercial, contract and labour law.
Advising and representing clients before administrative authorities and administrative justice authorities in administrative law matters.
Advice and representation of construction companies, clients and tenants in building and tenancy law.
Advice and representation of clients in civil liability, tax and insurance law.
The training of trainee lawyers has a long tradition in our firm and is close to our heart. Our office offers internships for prospective attorneys at law at the conditions customary in Freiburg and regulated by Freiburg legislation.
We offer a professional internship under the supervision of one or several partners and the possibility to complete a bilingual internship.
Applicants with a previous court internship, fluent German and/or French and quick learning capabilities are preferred.
Rue Saint-Pierre 4
Our office is located in the heart of the city of Freiburg. Our offices are five minutes’ walk from the train station and a few steps from the Saint-Pierre bus stop. There are several underground car parks nearby (Fribourg Centre, Manor, Parking des Alpes). The building is equipped with a lift and has access for disabled people.