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Jacques-André Schneider

National Leader

Switzerland - Labour & Employment

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jacques-André Schneider stands out among peers for his impressive expertise in pensions matters and is highly sought after by clients for his “creative approach”.


Jacques-André Schneider is a partner of Schneider Troillet. He advises national and international companies and pension funds in all matters related to occupational pensions, social and private insurance, and employment law, in both private and public law. He has extensive practical experience in these areas, covering both litigation and corporate counselling matters. He regularly represents clients before the insurance, civil and labour courts, as well as the administrative authorities. He regularly assists clients in individual and collective negotiations.

Jacques-André Schneider studied law at the University of Geneva and was admitted to the Geneva Bar in 1975. He obtained a PhD (summa cum laude) from the University of Geneva in 1994. He became senior lecturer in 1997 and titular professor in 2009 at the University of Lausanne’s Institute of Insurance and Labour Law (IDAT).

He also regularly publishes, teaches and participates in conferences as a speaker in his fields of specialisation.

He has worked as independent lawyer and partner in the fields of insurance, pensions and employment law since 1996. He founded Schneider Troillet, with Anne Troillet, where he practises in his fields of expertise since 2014.

Schneider Troillet is a Geneva law firm dedicated to social and human resources law. Founded in 2014, the firm provides its national and international clients with global legal solutions in the field of employment, pensions and human resources law. Schneider Troillet is member of lus Laboris, the world's largest alliance of independent human resources law firms.

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