Jérôme Levrat specialises in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial law, contract matters and competition law.
He regularly advises companies (including in the industrial, distribution, health, finance and energy sectors) in international and national M&A transactions, private equity matters, corporate restructurings and relocations (headquarters transfers, cross-border mergers, split-ups, transformations, asset transfers, etc.).
Jérôme has solid experience in regards to commercial contract law (in particular joint ventures and shareholders agreements), with a particular focus on distribution contracts and issues related to customer compensation. He also assists clients in all proceedings with the competition authorities (merger control and investigations).
Jérôme Levrat studied law at the Universities of Fribourg and Berlin (FUB, Allemagne). After graduating magna cum laude, he worked as a teaching assistant in the Department of Contract Law at the University of Fribourg. Afterwards he completed a traineeship with the Court of Justice of the canton of Geneva and then with a leading Swiss arbitration law firm. Admitted to the bar in 2008 (ranked third), he worked for five years in a prominent business law firm in Geneva before joining CMS as a Senior Associate in January 2015.