Esther Zysset has been practising public law for over ten years. In particular, she advises public institutions, namely in the field of higher education and religious organisations. She also has broad experience in the telecom sector and the digital economy.
Before joining Public Sector Law as partner she worked both independently as a lawyer and as associate and trainee in international law firms in Geneva (Sidley Austin LLP, Lenz & Staehelin). She was also General Counsel of SWITCH in Zurich (2012-2016), where she was responsible amongst other things for administrative law, IT, data protection and telecommunications law. She completed her PhD thesis at the University of Basle in 2019 on the subject of administrative contracts between the State and private entities.
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2019 PhD in law (summa cum laude), Basel
2011 Swiss bar admission, Geneva
2008 Bilingual MLaw (German/French), Fribourg
(with Erasmus semester at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)
German (mother tongue)
English (mother tongue)
French (full professional capacity)
Spanish (excellent passive capacity)