Eric BERSIER obtained his law degree from Fribourg University in 1989 and was admitted to the Geneva Bar in 1992.

From 1992 to 2000, he worked in the legal departments of the banks BPS and Credit Suisse in Fribourg and the major business services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Pully/Lausanne. At PwC he advised Swiss and international clients in English and French.

In 2000, he joined Suter Attorneys-at-law, PWC’s correspondent law firm (and a member of the international law firms network Landwell) as senior associate, and in 2003 founded his own law firm , RWB Avocats (today FBT attorneys-at-law) , with three partners. Both of these firms were located in Pully/Lausanne.

In 2008, he returned to his native town, Fribourg, to found a law firm (Bersier & Carrel) in that town. During the same year, he obtained the diploma of labor law specialist from the Swiss Bar Association.

In 2013, he joined the law firm mbp|avocats as a partner. He has also been a lecturer since 2016 at HEG Fribourg, in the field of labor law.

Fields of practice

  • Employment law (Specialist SBA Labor Law)
  • Work permits
  • Contract law
  • Company law
  • Debt enforcement and bankruptcy law
  • Inheritance law
  • Family law (divorce)