Roland’s practice includes corporate and finance work, aviation, labour and employment, insolvency, and sponsoring law. He has written and lectured extensively in his areas of specialisation. He has been a partner at our Geneva office since 198, and has acted as an expert in insolvency proceedings, as a court-appointed commissioner in reorganisation and restructuring matters, and as a chairman on creditors’ committees.
For several years, Roland worked for a major Formula 1 team and was involved, inter alia, in sponsorship agreements. He has many years’ experience acting as an escrow agent in international aircraft transactions. He is a co-author of several publications on Swiss employment law and regularly lectures at Geneva Law School on escrow agreement in aircraft transactions.
Roland gained his law degree from the University of Geneva in 1973 and was admitted to the Bar in 1976. In 1980 he obtained a Master of Comparative Jurisprudence from New York University. His working languages are French, English and Italian.
Froriep is a Swiss law firm with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Zug, Lausanne, London and Madrid. Founded in 1966, it has grown to be one of the leading law firms in Switzerland, engaged in a broad range of Swiss and international practice.
Most of the firm's 80 lawyers have had, in addition to their Swiss training, legal education in England, France, Spain or the United States, and have practiced with law firms there or elsewhere abroad. The firm places strong emphasis on the bilingual and cross-cultural experiences of its lawyers.
The work undertaken by the firm reflects the international commercial vitality of Switzerland. The practice is directed primarily towards the corporate, finance and international trade sectors. Commercial litigation and arbitration, mergers and acquisitions, securities market, banking (regulation and transactions) and finance, employment, insolvency, intellectual property and aviation are areas of activity, which span the firm's domestic and international practice.
Firm Practice Areas
Arbitration, Aviation/Shipping, Banking/Finance, Capital Markets/Private Equity, Competition, Corporate/Commercial, Employment, Insolvency/Restructuring, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Litigation, M&A/Transactions, Notarial Services, Sports, Tax, TMT