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Mr. Damien Bender

Partner

Mr. Damien Bender was born in 1975

Damien Bender obtained his Master in Law from the University of Geneva in 2000. During his academics, he also successfully passed exams at the University of Zurich. He obtained his qualification to practise at the Swiss Bar in 2003, upon fulfillment of an internship at a Geneva law firm and of an internship at the Constructions Department of the State of Geneva.

In 2004, Mr. Bender joined a Wallis Notary and law firm where he continued to work as an attorney mainly in the spheres of Construction law and Real estate law. In 2013, Mr. Bender obtained his qualification as attorney specialised in Construction law and Real estate law from the Swiss Bar Association and co-founded the law firm B&V Legal.

By being everpresent in the French speaking regions, Mr. Bender has developed important counseling and litigation activities. His clients are institutions, enterprises and private individuals.

His main practice areas are the following :

- Contract law 
- Construction law and Real estate law
- Land use planning law – Environmental law
- General and Commercial litigation
- Insolvency and business rescue
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Mr. Alain Vogel

Partner

Mr. Alain Vogel was born in 1973

Alain Vogel obtained his Master in Law from the University of Geneva in 2000. During his academics, he worked as a Research assistant in charge of updating the jurisprudence in the sphere of labour law for the company Weka Verlag AG. He obtained his qualification to practise at the Swiss Bar in 2005, upon fulfillment of an internship at the law firm of Mr. Gabriel Troillet, a former Bâtonnier of the Wallis Bar Association, as well as of an internship as a court’s ad hoc clerc at the civilian and criminal courts of the Tribunal of the Monthey district. Mr. Vogel also worked as an ordinary court’s clerk for the Judge of the Commune of Troistorrents.

After a work experience at a Geneva private bank, he joined the Lausanne law firm RSBBLegal in 2005 as a collaborator of Mr. Philippe Reymond, former Deputy judge at the Federal court. Mr. Vogel worked mainly in the spheres of Bank law, Labour law, Company and Commercial law.

In 2010, Mr. Vogel founded his own law firm primarily active in counseling and companies’ representation. Practicing in both French and English and having gained in depth knowledge of Company and commercial law, he participated in the development and implementation of companies in Switzerland as well as abroad, particularly in France and South Africa.

In addition, Mr. Vogel is also the Secretary and a Member of the Board of Directors of a Boarding school welcoming and supervising children and teenagers with a difficult past.

By being everpresent in the French-speaking cantons, Mr. Vogel co-founded the law firm B&V Legal in 2013 where he continues to develop his counseling activities and to represent a clientele composed of enterprises and private individuals.

His main practice areas are the following :

- Contract law
- Labour and Employment law
- Company and commercial law
- Swiss and International Arbitration law
- Insolvency and business rescue
- Bank law
- Economic Criminal law
- Matrimonial and family law
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Ms. Deborah Tedeschi

Trainee

Ms. Deborah Tedeschi was born in 1991

She pursued law studies at the University of Fribourg and obtained in 2013 a Bachelor of Law with a specialization in European law.

She continued her studies at the same University and obtained in 2015 a Masters Degree in European law with the mention Magna cum laude. After fulfilling several internships during her academics, Ms. Tedeschi is currently enrolled in an internship at the law firm B&V Legal and is practicing in both cantons Waadt and Wallis. She is fluent in French, English and Italian.
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