Dr Anne Meier’s practice focuses on the fields of labour law, employment law, and social insurance law, including pensions. Her activity ranges from counsel to litigation. Combining her experience as a lawyer with her ongoing academic activities and her fluency in several languages, Dr Anne Meier is able to provide her clients with personalized, professional and comprehensive solutions.


Thanks to her scientific activities (research, publications, speaker at national and international conferences), Dr Anne Meier is able to tackle complex cases of international, european and cross-border matters. Dr Meier’s international network allows her to benefit from the expertise of international specialists and offer collaboration with lawyers in Europe, in the United States, in Asia, in Latin America, as well as with European law specialists. Dr Anne Meier is also a member of the Labour Law Research Network (LLRN), an international network of leading researchers in labour law. She teaches classes at the university. She is regularly invited to teach in-house trainings at national and international firms in her specialty fields.


Dr Anne Meier practices in French, German, and English.

Main areas of practice


• Labour law

• Employment law

• Collective bargaining agreements

• Pensions

• Private insurance law

• Social insurance law (disability insurance, unemployment insurance,

   old-age insurance, medical insurance, etc.)

• Contracts

• Bankruptcy

• Immigration law (work permits)

• European law (bilateral agreements EU/Switzerland; coordination of social

   security systems).



Ph.D. in law (2012), Geneva, summa cum laude. Bellot Award 2013.

Admitted to the Swiss bar in 2008.

MLaw (2006), Geneva.

Certificate of transnational law (2006), Geneva.

Work and academic experience


• Independent lawyer (as of 2016)

• Senior Researcher. Project title : ‘’Working under the conditions of social social welfare:

  legal framework, prevalence and regulatory gaps’’ , University of Basel, under the

  direction of Prof. Kurt Pärli (link).

  The project is funded by the National Science Foundation.

• Lecturer in law at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland (comparative labour law)

  and at the University of Geneva, Switzerland (legal reasoning and writing) (as of 2016)

• Associate at SchneiderTroillet law firm, Geneva (2014-2016)

• Visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School (New York, NY, USA) (2012-2013).

• Swiss National Science Foundation scholarship.

• Research and teaching assistant for Professor Gabriel Aubert at the University of

  Geneva. Employment and labour law (2009-2012).

• Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School (Cambridge, MA, USA) (2010).

• Junior associate at Des Gouttes & Associés law firm, Geneva (2006-2008).






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