we are HOUSE attorneys
Created in 2018, we are an exclusive Swiss law firm specialised in intellectual property, tax, dispute resolution, corporate and strategic advice.
We believe the key to providing high quality legal services in an efficient and businesslike manner is to understand our clients’ needs, be open to new ideas, and staff projects with talented experts. In a fast-evolving environment, we leverage the power of our collective minds to manage projects beyond legal expertise, and push the boundaries of strategic advice to better help our clients overcome their most complex and pressing challenges.
Our team understands the important relationship between professional and personal, between business and family. This relationship is at the core of our service offering, which combines proven legal skills on the one hand with a dedication to strong human values on the other, enabling us to build meaningful and long-lasting relationships with our clients.
a place with
we are your trusted advisor, always at your side
we give frank, pragmatic answers to your most pressing questions
we relentlessly and fiercely defend your interests as if they are our own
we foster the expression of talent and teamwork to deliver added value results
we act with integrity and believe in agility and resourcefulness, not in more resources
we craft our legal answers to solve your key issues
we are quick, creative and innovative and manage your project beyond legal advice
we challenge pre-conceived ideas and conventional ways of working to deliver bespoke solutions
we connect the dots to help you clarify complex situations
we design strategies to ensure you achieve your goals
What they say
trophées du droit 2019
HOUSE attorneys was awarded the 2019 Jury Special Distinction in the category “Best Swiss Law Firm” at the Leaders League Trophées du “Droit Awards” in Paris. Chosen by a jury of General Counsels of major market players among nominees which included some of the largest law firms in Switzerland, HOUSE attorneys was praised for its “innovative business model, multidisciplinary team, entrepreneurial approach and strong growth“.
HOUSE attorneys is making waves on the Swiss market and earns its debut in the WTR 1000 this year. The boutique law firm applies its branding knowledge within a commercial framework to offer complete brand support. As adviser to top-dollar clients such as Christian Louboutin, Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Nexus Automotive – the crew dishes out first-class guidance and omits legalese while establishing deep-rooted relationships with patrons. “Sophisticated litigator” Frédéric Serra is the man in charge. “He never loses sight of his clients’ interests” and judiciously applies the in-house expertise he gained at a leading enterprise in the luxury goods industry to “think outside the box in challenging disputes”.
Formed in 2018, the ‘strong IP practice‘ at HOUSE attorneys stands out for its ‘excellent technical and procedural knowledge, swift responses and an agile, entrepreneurial approach‘ to IP enforcement, exploitation, strategy and prosecution. Its client base consists of luxury watch and automotive manufacturers, fashion brands, as well as companies and famous individuals from the media and entertainment sector. In a recent highlight, Frédéric Serra, who has ‘a sharp mind‘ and is a ‘dazzling strategist‘, assists Ferring Pharmaceuticals with the protection of patents and copyrights, as well as the licensing options for an internally developed framework application.
Department head Frédéric Serra of HOUSE attorneys advises clients on unfair competition, trade mark, domain names and copyright protection matters. Clients report that “he is proactive, responsible and accessible.” He regularly acts on IP matters in the luxury goods sector.
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