Lawyer admitted to the bar of the canton of Vaud (since 2013)
Master of Law degree (majoring in commercial law and litigation law),
Summa cum laude award (Lausanne 2011)

Avocat fiscaliste

Areas of expertise

  • Business and contractual litigations
  • Civil Procedure
  • Contractual banking law
  • White collar crime
  • Legal consulting for private companies (contract law and commercial law)
  • Labour law
  • Contractual relationships between physicians and clinics or healthcare centers

Professional Experience

Olivier Francioli is a licensed attorney and has developed a practice focused primarily on business and contractual litigation, as well as white collar crime. He assists companies and individuals before the courts and criminal prosecution authorities throughout French-speaking Switzerland. Mr. Francioli also advises his clients on all legal aspects related to the development and management of private companies (including incorporation of companies, drafting of shareholders’ agreements, review and drafting of commercial contracts, as well as labor law issues). He also has a strong expertise in specific areas related to medical practice, in particular the contractual aspects of relations between physicians and clinics or healthcare centers.

Mr. Francioli works in French and English.

After studying at the University of Lausanne, he obtained a Master of Law degree in 2011 majoring in commercial and litigation law, with the distinction summa cum laude.

He then completed his legal internship in a prominent law firm in Lausanne from 2011 to 2013, the year in which he was admitted to the bar. He continued to work as an associate in the same firm, becoming a partner in 2017. In 2018, he was one of the founding partners of the SwissLegal Group offices in French-speaking Switzerland, where he worked as a partner until June 2022, before finally joining Thévoz Avocats in Lausanne.


  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Vaud Bar Association
  • Swiss Jurists Society