Nicolas Facincani

Lic. iur., Attorney-at-Law, LL.M., CAS in Banking, Capital Markets and Insurance Law

Nicolas Facincani advises and represents his clients paticularly in the areas of banking, in corporate and commercial law aswell as in commercial criminal law. He has extensive experience in the fields of Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Venture Capital and Corporate Financing. He specializes in national and international proceedings before state courts and arbitration tribunals. He also advises clients in employment law matters and regularly represents them in court proceedings. Furthermore, he is a lecturer at institutes for further training and continuing education.

Nicolas Facincani issues publications in his areas of expertise on a regular basis. Among other things he published a textbook on employment law aimed at people specializing in human resources.

Before co-funding VFS Partner, Nicolas Facincani conducted his own law firm in Zurich that focused on commercial law. Before that, he worked as an Attorney-at-Law in two of the largest business law firms of Switzerland, at the bank Credit Suisse AG and at a civil and penal court in the Canton of Zurich.

  • Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Banking, Capital Markets and Insurance Law at the University of Zurich (2012)
  • LL.M. at King’s College London (2007)
  • Admitted to the Bar in the Canton of Zurich and in Switzerland (2005)
  • Lic. iur. at the University Zurich (2002)
Practice Areas
  • Corporate and Company Name Law
  • Commercial and Contract Law
  • Private Equity, Venture Capital and Corporate Financing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Employment Law
  • Tenancy and Real Estate Law
  • Banking and Capital Market Law
  • Law Governing Societies and Foundations
  • Insolvency and Bankcrupty Law
  • Criminal Law, in particular Commercial Criminal Law
  • Escrow Services
  • German
  • French
  • English
Memberships and other activities
  • Lecturer at the NbW – Network for Advanced Studies in Business
  • Partner at Consulta AG, a company for business and management consulting
  • Teammember at “BeTrieb”
  • Counsel at the Swiss Homeowners Association (HEV)
  • Member of the German-Swiss Lawyers’ Association e.V.


VFS Partner
Fortunagasse 15 / Rennweg
8001 Zürich

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