Me Nicolas Rivard practises as a lawyer in Switzerland and France. He provides legal advice and represents his clients in legal proceedings in both countries. As a result, he is well equipped to deal with the legal complexities of both jurisdictions in resolving cross-border cases.

Areas of activity

  • Contract law
  • Commercial and company law
  • French tax law
  • Building law
  • Inheritance law
  • Criminal law

Experience / Career


2015 : Lawyer and partner, Deleze, Sierro, Pitteloud, Rivard, later Cour de Gare, Avocats et Notaires (Sion – Switzerland)

2013 – 2014 : Lawyer and partner, Rivard Avocats (Paris – France)

2010 – 2012 : Associate lawyer, Bourgeois Rezac Mignon, now Orsay Avocats (Paris – France)

2008 – 2010 : Associate lawyer, Ernst and Young law firm (Paris – France)

2007 : Trainee lawyer, Taylor Wessing France (Paris – France)

2006 – 2007 : Awarded Legal Practice Certificate (France)

2005 : Diploma in Legal and Corporate Advice (France)

2005 : Master’s in Corporate Law and Taxation (France)


French, English

Other activities


Member of the Union France-Valais

Member of BNI (Business Network International), Tourbillon chapter, Sion

Professional associations


Member of the Association des avocats valaisans and Fédération suisse des avocats

Barrister at the Paris Bar