Partner, Walder Wyss Ltd
Luc Defferrard, partner at Walder Wyss since 2001, has been active in the finance and legal industry for many years. He mainly advises clients in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and financing, as well as in restructuring, real estate and capital markets. He is regularly recommended by Chambers, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000. A client quoted by Chambers mentions him as having ‘a very good eye for what is feasible yet always fights to get the best result for his client’.
Luc was educated at the University of Geneva (lic iur 1987) and registered as attorney-at-law with the Geneva Bar Registry in 1990. Before joining Walder Wyss, he worked with UBS in Geneva, Zurich and New York for seven years as a client manager and project manager in corporate and structured finance. In this position, he developed the bank’s structured finance offerings to clients in the French part of Switzerland.
Luc speaks French, German and English. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise in the whole of Switzerland.