Founding Partner at Wilhelm Gilliéron Attorneys Corp., Christophe Wilhelm has accumulated over 25 years of commercial law practice.
His support is regularly sought for by companies ranging from start-ups to multinational companies on a wide spectrum of commercial related matters. His pragmatic and business-oriented approach is praised by his clients, which highlights his role as a deal maker rather than a deal breaker.
At the forefront of emerging commercial legal issues, Christophe Wilhelm’s support is regularly sought for by companies to assess their rights and obligations as a result of the COVID-19 so as to ensure their business continuity and potential restructuring. In addition to his non contentious skills, Christophe has an extensive experience in the subject of commercial litigation, both before courts of arbitration and ordinary civil courts of law in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Christophe Wilhelm has acquired considerable experience in international arbitration proceedings (ICC rules of arbitration and Swiss Rules of International Arbitration).
Law (Ph.D.) from the University of Lausanne Law School, LL.M. (class of ’95)
from the University of Michigan Law School, Christophe Wilhelm has been a
lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel since 2011, in the bilingual Master’s
programme in Business & Tax Law, on the subject of “Legal Aspects of Swiss
Company Law in an Innovative Perspective”.
Christophe Wilhelm practises in French, German and English.