Sébastien Gobat

Senior Associate

Sébastien Gobat is senior associate on the Insolvency and Restructuring and Corporate and Commercial teams. He advises creditors and debtors on insolvency issues. His other main areas of practice include general contract and commercial matters, competition law, distributorship arrangements, and private and public construction law and planning issues.

He advises and represents clients in court in both French and German.

Practice Areas:

Insolvency and Restructuring
Corporate and Commercial
Competition
Real Estate

Career:

2015 Attorney at law Wenger Plattner
2013 Legal Officer at a notary's office in Delémont
2012 Attorney at law at a commercial law firm in Berne
2011 University of Berne (Dr. iur.)
2011 Court Secretary at the Administrative Court of the canton of Berne
2011 Trainee at a commercial law firm in Berne
2010 Court Secretary at the District Court II of Biel-Nidau
2007 In-house Legal Counsel for the Swatch Group Ltd
2007 University of Berne (MLaw)
2002 University of Neuchâtel (Lic. ès Economics)

 

Selected publications:

Merger Control
Article "Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide Switzerland" (https://lnkd.in/gnf3Kzr) exclusive reporting for Switzerland by Dr. Fritz Rothenbühler and Dr. Sébastien Gobat

Distribution & Agency 2018: Switzerland
in: Getting the Deal Through: Distribution & Agency 2018, Andre R. Jaglom (Hrsg.), Law Business Research Ltd.

Les fusions d’hôpitaux sous l’angle du droit de la concurrence
in: AJP/PJA 3/2018, pp. 344-353.

Distribution & Agency 2017: Switzerland
in: Getting the Deal Through: Distribution & Agency 2017, Andre R. Jaglom (ed.), Law Business Research Ltd.

Kollokationsklage im Konkursverfahren (in German)
In: Kommentierte Musterklagen zur Zwangsvollstreckung und zu den Rechtsmitteln, Fischer Willi/Theus Simoni Fabiana/Gessler Dieter (Hrsg.), Band V, Zürich 2016, S. 45 ff.

Les monnaies virtuelles à l'épreuve de la LP - Questions choisies à l'exemple du bitcoin,
in: AJP/PJA 8/2016, pp. 1095-1105.

Distribution & Agency 2016: Switzerland,
in: Getting the Deal Through: Distribution & Agency 2016, Andre R. Jaglom (ed.), Law Business Research Ltd.

Le for de la consorité et du cumul d’actions (art. 15 CPC),
in: Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Zivilprozess- und Zwangsvollstreckungsrecht 2011/12, Heft 27, pp. 189-198.

L’indemnité de clientèle du franchisé - Conditions d’application analogique de l’art. 418u CO au contrat de franchise,
in: AJP/PJA 4/2013, pp. 537-545.

L’indemnité de clientèle du distributeur - Étude de l’application analogique de l’art. 418u CO aux contrats de distribution,
dissertation Zurich 2011.

Contact

Dr. Sébastien Gobat
Attorney at Law
Wenger Plattner
Attorneys at Law Tax Advisors Public Notaries
Jungfraustrasse 1
3000 Bern

T +41 31 357 00 00
F +41 31 357 00 01
sebastien.gobat@wenger-plattner.ch

Admission:

Attorney at Law (2012)

Qualification:

Lic. ès sciences économiques

Languages:

French, German, English

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