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Damien Conus

Damien Conus
LL.M.

VISCHER AG

work Rue du Cloître 4 PO Box
1204 Geneva


Switzerland

Attorney at Law

Partner

Damien Conus is one the founder of VISCHER's Geneva location. He has been involved in the last 15 years in several tens of equity transactions, such as financing rounds or M&A deals, both in Switzerland and abroad, acting for entrepreneurs and owners, venture capital and private equity firms, start-ups/scale-ups, industrial players and financial corporations. Along his corporate expertise that he has lectured at the university, high school institutes and various training modules for about 10 years, he sits on several boards and regularly advises C-level executives and board members of SMEs and global brands on a large scope of corporate and commercial issues.

Damien Conus holds a JD (summa cum laude) from the University of Fribourg and a postgraduate academic degree (LL.M.'01 with honors) from the University of California, Berkeley Law.

Education

  • University of Fribourg (lic. utr.iur., summa cum laude, 1997)
  • University of California, Berkeley Law (LL.M., 2001)

Practice

  • Special Start-up Coach for Innosuisse, 2018-
  • Lecturer (contract law) at the HEG Geneva, 2013-2016
  • Lecturer for the CTI Entrepreneurship Training Program (EPFL Innovation Park), 2013-17
  • Lecturer, University of Fribourg, 2006-14
  • Tavernier Tschanz, attorney-at-law, 2002-10
  • Graduate research assistant to Prof. Pierre Tercier, Chair of Contract Law/Swiss Code of Obligations, University of Fribourg, 1997-2001

Mandates as board member

  • Member of the board of directors of several companies

Memberships in Associations

  • Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA)

Languages

  • French
  • English

Practice areas

  • Contract Law
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Corporate Governance
  • Insolvency Law
  • M&A
  • Private Equity
  • Restructuring and Reorganisation
  • Venture Capital
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