Nicole Schmutz Larequi

  •  German, French, English


  • Law degree at the University of Fribourg
  • Postgraduate degree in criminal law (2004)
  • Admitted to the bar (2012)
  • CAS+ in mediation at the University of Fribourg
  • SBA Mediator


Professional background
  • Jurist at the Cantonal Tax Office of the canton of Fribourg (1992-1999)
  • German-speaking examining magistrate for LAVI cases at the Prosecutors office of the Canton of Fribourg (2000-2002)
  • Juvenile criminal judge at the Juvenile Court of the canton Fribourg (2000-2009)
  • Internship at the law firm of André Clerc and at the Administrative Courts of the canton Fribourg (2009-2011)
  • Partner at the law firm Avocat Anwälte in Fribourg (since 2012)


Ancillary activities
  • Legal adviser of the association Espace Femmes Fribourg (1999-2003)
  • Member of the LEg cantonal commission as representative of the women’s associations of the canton of Fribourg
  • Legal adviser appointed by the State of Fribourg within the framework of the cantonal ordinance on harassment in the workplace (OHarc)
  • Member of the Examination Commission of the Fribourg Bar Association


Fields of activity
  • Mediation
  • criminal law
  • labour and tenancy law
  • family law and the law on the protection of minors and adults
  • tax law (direct and indirect taxation of individuals and legal entities)
  • medical law (civil, criminal and administrative aspects)