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Mara Zancanaro

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Evelyne Suter

Partner
Attorney-at-law and Notary

Evelyne Suter has worked as a self-employed lawyer mainly in the fields of private law with commercial relevance, including international contexts, since 2007. In her fields of expertise, she advises and supports companies as well as private individuals and represents them before authorities and courts in Switzerland. As a notary public, she also provides all certifications pertaining to a notary’s office.

In addition to her practical work as a lawyer and notary, Evelyne Suter engages herself also as legal subject specialist in post-graduate study courses and as a member of strategic governing bodies in the non-profit area.

Professional Experience

  • Practicing lawyer since 2007
  • Practicing public notary since autumn 2017

Education

  • Obtained the Bernese notary’s certificate, 2017
  • Obtained the Bernese lawyer’s certificate, 2007
  • Studied law at the University of St. Gallen, 2000 - 2004

Preferred Fields of Work

  • Contract Law
    Contract negotiations, arrangements and reviews, legal representation in contract disputes regarding any area of private law
  • Debt Collection and Bankruptcy Law
    Enforcement and warding off claims, legal representation in execution and bankruptcy proceedings
  • Labour Law
    Evaluation and review of employment agreements, personnel regulations etc.; support in proceedings to obtain residence permits; as well as enforcement of warding off claims in the area of labour law
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
    Evaluation and review of rental agreements, support with the enforcement of warding off claims in the area of landlord and tenant law
  • Adult Protection Law and Civil Status Matters
    Legal advice and representation in matters of the adult protection law and related proceedings, as well as validation processes of judgments from other countries regarding the civil and marital status
  • Economic Criminal Law
    Initiation of criminal proceedings, enforcement of warding off claims in criminal proceedings with economic context
  • Litigation
    Representation of individuals and entities in proceedings before courts and authorities, in particular in the fields of private law and debt collection/bankruptcy law, including enforcement of the judgments
  • Notarial Services
    - Commercial and Corporate Law: Formation and transformation of companies, associations and foundations, drafting of articles of association and organizational regulations, capital increases and decreases, certification of mergers, drafting of share purchase agreements and shareholder agreements, performance of external legal services
    - Property law: Real estate conveyancing, drafting of promissory notes, easement agreements, contracts for gifts and assignments, establishment of condominium ownership
    - Setting up of marital and inheritance agreements/wills, Estate Planning

Other Activities

Memberships

  • Swiss Lawyers Association / Bernese Lawyers Association
  • Swiss Notaries Association / Bernese Notaries Association
  • Swiss Lawyers Society
  • Forum-carrière féminine
  • Lawyer's Pool member of the Swiss Association of Executives (SKO)