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
  • Property and building law
  • Commercial and company law
  • Tenancy 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

Member of the board of the Tschoupi Foundation


Professional associations


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

Barrister at the Paris Bar

Cour de Gare