Attorney-at-law, M.C.L.
Honorary Professor, Geneva University
Admitted to the Bar (Geneva 1976)

Main areas of practice

Gabriel Aubert advises clients primarily in connection with employment and social security matters. He was professor of employment law at Geneva University and deputy Judge at the Swiss Supreme Court. He organizes the Employment Law Day, attended every year by around 1000 practitioners in Geneva.


French, English, German


Ph.D. in Law, University of Geneva (1981)

Master of Comparative Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C. (1977)

Bar Examination, Geneva (1976)

Degree in arts (Licence ès lettres), University of Geneva (1976)

Law Degree (Licence en droit), University of Geneva (1975)

Professional experience

Legal practice

Founding partner of Aubert Neyroud Stückelberg Fratini, Geneva (since 2015)

Attorney-at-law, Geneva (since 1976)

Chairman of the Geneva Chamber of Collective Labor Relations (2012)

Deputy Judge, Swiss Federal Tribunal, (1997-2001)

Deputy Judge of the Court of Appeal and Deputy Chairman of the Court of Appeal’s Labor Division, Geneva (1996)

Chairman of labor arbitral tribunals (since 2005)

Academic career

Professor of Law, University of Geneva (1987-2015). Lecturing: Swiss Employment law; Collective Employment Relations; International and Comparative Employment Law; European Labor Law; Introduction to Private Law; Ancient Philosophy of Law; Rhetoric. Several times Director of Department of Employment Law and Social Security Law

Visiting Professor, University of Paris II, Panthéon-Assas (1997, 2005, 2007, 2008)

Lecturer in Comparative Employment Law at the Transnational Law Institute organized by the University of Geneva and Duke University, Geneva (2000)

Substitute Professor in Employment Law, University of Lausanne (1986-1988)

Lecturer in Employment Law and Social Security Law, University of Fribourg (1982-1985)

Lecturer in European Law, Institute of European Studies, Geneva (1982-1989)

Deputy Director of the Geneva Center for European Legal Studies (1981-1987)

Deputy Lecturer in Geneva Criminal Procedure, Bar Exam program (1981)

Director of "Collection Droit" with Slatkine Editors

Co-editor of the "Droit du travail et assurance chômage" journal (2001), Zurich

Member of the Editorial Board of the "Semaine judiciaire" journal (1991-1997)

Continuing education

Organization of the Annual Employment Law Days (since 1990)

Public conferences on Rhetoric (since 2008)

Conferences on Swiss and Comparative Employment Law, Universities of Lyon and Paris II, Panthéon-Assas (1997-2008)

Participation in the training of Employment Judges and Presidents of the Geneva Employment Court (since 1983)

Symposia with the Geneva Physicians Association

Professional and community service

Member and former President of the Swiss French-speaking Association of Employment Law Experts (since 2009)

Vice-President of the Special Commission established by the Federal Gender Equality Act (1997-2009)

President of the Geneva Society of Law and Legislation (1990-1994)

Member of the Federal Employment Commission (1989-2001)

Member of the Bar Exam Commission (1989-1994)

Member of various cantonal expert commissions (revision of the Code of Criminal Procedure; the Police Act; the Bar Exam Regulations; the Act on the Employment Tribunal; the Act on the Chamber of Collective Labor Relations)

Albanian labour code

Organization of employment law courses for Albanian civil servants and Judges; drafting of a compendium with case studies and solutions under Albanian employment law (1996, 1997 and 2000)

Drafting and Editing of the Employment Code of the Republic of Albania and its Regulations (1993-1996)

Professional memberships

Member and past President of Geneva Society of Law and Legislation (Société genevoise de droit et de legislation)

Member and past President of Swiss French-speaking Association of Employment Law Experts (Association romande des spécialistes de droit du travail)


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